AIDS Education for the Deaf
AIDS Education for the Deaf is a service of Greater LA Council on Deafness, which provides case management, advocacy & interpretation services.
AIDS Research Alliance
1400 S. Grand Avenue #701
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Administration: (310) 358-2423
Clinic: (310) 358-2429
Information on enrollment in drug trials and protocols.
AMAAD (Arming Minorities Against Addiction & Disease Institute)
10221 S. Compton Ave, Suite 105
Watts, CA 90002
AMAAD provides support services, community support and resources centered around specialized, strength-based management and services with a focus among LGBTQ people of color. The organization facilitates personalized individual access to programs and services that foster safe and supportive healthy environments for people to live, learn, and develop to their fullest potential.
APAIT (Asian Pacific AIDS Intervention Team)
3055 Wilshire Blvd., #300
Los Angeles, CA 90010
12832 Garden Grove Blvd., #E
Garden Grove, CA 92843
APAIT’s programs and services include: HIV Testing, Partner and Family Notification, Patient Navigation, Behavioral Health Services, and Housing Case Management. Established in 1987 as a grassroots AIDS service organization for Asian and Pacific Islanders (APIs) who were dying alone from AIDS-related stigma and shame, APAIT reaches out to the diverse multi-ethnic communities of LA and Orange counties who identify as LGBTQIA-2S, immigrants and refugees, at-risk for HIV/STIs, housing insecure, and with behavioral health lived experience.
7531 Santa Monica Blvd. #100
West Hollywood, CA 90046
Being Alive provides educational peer support, peer counseling. wellness center, acupuncture, and mental health counseling for persons living with HIV/AIDS.
5326 E. Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90022
Bienestar is a community-based health care and social services organization in the Greater Los Angeles area. With expertise in identifying and addressing emerging health issues faced by the Latino and LGBTQ populations, Bienestar provides full-service medical care, HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention, sexual health, mental health services, substance use counseling and medication assisted treatment.
Black AIDS Institute
4249/4251 Crenshaw Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90008
Based in Los Angeles, the Black AIDS Institute’s “A Clinic For Us” offers respectful and culturally appropriate health services to LA’s Black, Latinx, and other under-served communities. A Clinic For Us provides access to HIV services such as counseling, testing, and linkage services, HIV biomedical prevention, and care services. In addition, the clinic provides linkage to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).
BAI also provides at-home test kits, which can be requested to be provided by mail. In partnership with St John’s Well Child and Family Center, BAI offers the Check Up! Program to explore the role that social networks may play in the diffusion of HIV and HIV education throughout our community.
California Black Women's Health Project
9800 S. La Cienega Blvd., #905
Inglewood, CA 90301
The California Black Women’s Health Project is the only statewide, non-profit organization that is solely committed to improving the health of California’s 1.2 million Black women and girls through advocacy, education, outreach and policy. CABWHP supports community forums to address the disproportionate impact of HIV/AIDS and STIs on women of color and to raise awareness about this issue.
PAWS LA offices
2121 S. Flower Street
Los Angeles, CA 90007
(213) 741.1951 x 202
Comprehensive Housing Information & Referrals for People Living with HIV/AIDS (CHIRP-LA) offers a comprehensive list of housing assistance programs and other services for people with a diagnosis of HIV. CHIRP/LA also hosts monthly resource meetings for service providers in LA County to share information about their programs and anticipated changes in community services.
Covenant House youth services
1325 N. Western Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Serving homeless youth in the Hollywood area, Covenant House California operates a housing facility that includes a 60-bed shelter and 24-bed transitional living center. On site is a medical clinic which provides treatment for chronic health issues (including HIV) and assistance with Medi-Cal applications. Mental health services are also available, provided by licensed LCSWs and MFTs, as well as LCSW and MFT interns.
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
16130 Ventura Blvd., #250
Los Angeles, CA 91436
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation seeks to end global pediatric HIV/AIDS by funding prevention and treatment programs, research, and advocacy. The organization is engaged in public policy and advocacy efforts in the United States, and in research and program implementation in several countries, including Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eswatini, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia.
Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation
9701 Wilshire Blvd., #600
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation was established in 1991 to raise money to support the direct care of the world’s most vulnerable people living with HIV. As recently as 2019, ETAF’s international outreach was focused in southern Malawi. ETAF’s funding priorities in the U.S. are (1) Youth Education, Prevention & Support; (2) Direct Treatment & Care of Women; and (3) Family Care through Life Enhancing Experiences & Emotional Support. Recently, ETAF launched a program to modernize criminal laws and penalties against people living with HIV, working with an anti-criminalization alliance of five advocacy-based organizations.
Elton John AIDS Foundation
584 Broadway, #906
New York, NY 10012
The Elton John AIDS Foundation funds frontline partners to prevent infections, fight stigma and provide treatment with love, compassion and dignity for the most vulnerable groups affected by HIV around the world. As a leader in the global AIDS community, the Foundation is committed in 2020-2025 to funding programs in Africa reaching people aged 10-24 years old. The Foundation has an extensive grant program supporting efforts that have an immediate and lasting effort in the fight against HIV.
Foothill AIDS Project
2555 E. Colorado Blvd., #202
Pasadena, CA 91101
678 S. Indian Hill Blvd.
Claremont, CA 91711
Foothill AIDS Project offers a full spectrum of programs and services that empower clients in three counties (Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside) to manage their own long-term health goals. Integrated treatment and care coordination, paired with stable housing planning and outreach, provide many tools for people living with HIV to live longer, healthier, and more stable lives.
Get Prep LA
This is Los Angeles County’s website for all things PrEP and PEP! Get Prep LA provides thorough yet easy-to-digest information about the medications PrEP and PEP. The website also has a page with educational information targetted specifically to women.
Perhaps the most useful information on this website is the “PrEP Centers of Excellence,” a listing of clinics in LA County that provide PrEP medication.
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Latino Equality Alliance
553 S. Clarence Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033
The Latino Equality Alliance advocates for equity, safety, and wellness for the Latinx Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer + community. LEA is located at Mi Centro LGBTQ Community Center in Boyle Heights.
Life Group LA
Life Group LA is a coalition of people dedicated to the education, empowerment and emotional support of persons both infected and affected by HIV/AIDS, so that they may make informed choices and decisions regarding their healthcare and personal well being. Founded in 2005, Life Group LA provides free-of-charge information and emotional support through the POZ Life Weekend Seminar, a place where HIV+ men, women, youths and family members can come be themselves and feel support as they learn how to live a long, healthy, productive POZitive lifestyle.
LA County Commission on HIV
510 S. Vermont Avenue, 14th Fl.
Los Angeles, CA 90020
The Los Angeles County Commission on HIV serves as the local council for the planning, allocation, coordination and delivery of HIV/AIDS services. Appointed by the LA County Board of Supervisors, the 51 members of the COH represent a broad and diverse group of providers, consumers, and stakeholders. About 33% of the membership are HIV+ individuals who are consumers of the federally funded Ryan White Program.
In 2016 in Los Angeles County, approximately 60,946 people were estimated to be living with HIV/AIDS; of those 8,654 were estimated to be unaware of their status. The COH is responsible for setting care/treatment priorities/allocations in LA County, developing a comprehensive care plan for the County, assessing the administrative mechanism of service delivery, evaluating service system effectiveness, and much more.
PleasePrEPMe launched in 2015 as the first searchable and location-responsive PrEP and PEP provider directory in English and Spanish for the state of California. From supporting the development of a national directory, to creating sex-positive HIV-prevention resources, PleasePrEPMe worked to expand access to PrEP and PEP.
Los Angeles LGBT Center
1125 N. McCadden Place
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Through this HIV information and prevention program, the LA LGBT Center distributes free condom packets (including use instructions), and develops and distributes informational materials for a variety of populations. The Center’s approach to HIV testing and treatment is fast, friendly and comprehensive.
1400 E. Olympic Blvd. #240
Los Angeles, CA 90021
(213) 622 1650
Created in 1992 in response to the lack of HIV/AIDS prevention education for youth of color, Reach LA provides HIV prevention education, HIV testing, linkage to care and support services for HIV positive & high-risk negative youth and young adults. Reach LA also hosts socializing groups for LGBTQ people and their allies: Men’s Monday Night Mix Up, Gaymer Night, and Drag Race Viewing Night.
Ron Shipton HIV Library
West Hollywood Library
625 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
Housed at the West Hollywood Library, the Ron Shipton HIV Information Center was established in 1989 as a joint venture between Los Angeles County Library and the City of West Hollywood. It provides current books and videos on AIDS education, transmission, prevention, treatment, and legal issues. Skilled librarians are available to assist with the location of resources.
Launched in 2001 as an online hub for teen-friendly sexual and reproductive health information and resources, TeenSource.org features accurate and reliable information about HIV, healthy relationships, and teen rights to accessing sensitive services in California. The site also features youth-generated blogs and videos, a listing of clinics, and a form to request free condoms by mail.
The Wall Las Memorias
The Wall Las Memorias is a community health and wellness organization dedicated to serving Latino, LGBTQ and other under served populations through advocacy, education and building the next generation of leadership. TWLM educates community members on the importance of HIV and AIDS, substance abuse prevention, mental health stigma reduction for LGBTQI2-S transitional-aged youth, transgender women health and wellness, non-binary health and wellness, and community building in the marginalized communities.
The Wall Las Memorias AIDS Monument in Lincoln Park (located at 3600 N. Mission Road, Los Angeles 90031) continues to bring solace and healing to a community who lost their loved ones to AIDS. Community members are invited to submit names of loved ones lost to AIDS or HIV complications. New names will be engraved onto the name panels on the monument.
3055 Wilshire Blvd., #350
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(833) TG SAFE-1
Founded in 2009 by transgender, gender-nonconforming and intersex (TGI) immigrant women in Los Angeles, the TransLatin@ Coalition has a PrEP/PEP program with comprehensive case management among its many services. The TransLatin@ Coalition also provides training for community members who want to disseminate information within their social networks about the benefits of PrEP/PEP.
At its facilities located near La Fayette Park in DTLA, the TransLatin@ Coalition offers comprehensive case management through its T.R.U.E Program and a re-entry program for TGI individuals released from jails, prisons and immigration detentions centers. The drop-in center provides daily food distribution, clothing, English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, and a computer lab.
UCLA Art & Global Health Center
120 Westwood Plaza
Glorya Kaufman Hall, #188
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Operating in eight countries on five continents, UCLA Art & Global Health Center projects begin with local artists and artisans communicating about HIV/AIDS and other public health issues in accessible and entertaining ways. Founded in 2006, the Center is the most prominent art-and-health think tank in the world specializing in reinventing sexual health education, devising new methods for stigma reduction, reinforcing human empowerment, and catalyzing behavior change. The Center works with a global network of artists and advocates working in the realm of public health.
Unique Woman’s Coalition (UWC)
3055 Wilshire Blvd.
3rd Floor (APAIT office)
Los Ahgeles, CA 90010
The Unique Woman’s Coalition is dedicated to being a collective voice for the Black Trans community. UWC has programs designed to foster the next generation of black trans leadership from within the community through mentorship, scholarship, and community care engagement work. UWC also has a Legal Documents clinic, which offers assistance in completing forms for identification, social security cards, and the recording of health care wishes.