Support Groups, etc
Women at Risk
Beverly Hills: Meets 2nd & 4th
Tuesday of each month, 7:00 - 8:30pm
Culver City: HIV+ Women in Recovery, Meets 1st & 3rd Thursday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30pm
: Meets 2nd & 4th
Tuesday, of each month, 7:00 - 8:30pm
Harbor City - Kaiser Permanente
- Meets twice monthly for Kaiser members
Lynwood: - Women of color meets
1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month,
7:00 - 8:30pm
San Fernanda:- Meets every other
Wednesday of each month, 6:00 - 7:30pm
Torrance: - South Bay Being Alive
Women's Group in start up mode for
1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month 7:00 - 8:30pm
Couples Group: - This group is for HIV+ women and their HIV-partners. Meets in Santa Monica twice a month -- needs participants.
Women At Risk: We invite you to
call 310.204.1046 for more information
about our groups and to assure your
seat there. All information is confidential and groups are co-facilitated by a
professional and a HIV+ woman.
5183 Overland Ave. #B, Culver City,
CA 90230. Le invitahos a llamar a
310.204.1046 para mas informacion.
For HIV+ Latinas and their families.
Emotional and educational support in
Spanish at the East LA Center.
Call for info: 213.727.7896
Also on Fridays at 11 am. Child care
and transportation possible.
Contact Dina at 213.993.1450
Linea Gratis de Información
"Voces con Mensaje" 1.800.554.4876 -
de mujeres para mujeres con VIH/SIDA. Conectaté con otras mujeres.
Encuentra apoyo, sentido de
comunidad y voz.
Support for Mom
Mothers of AIDS Patients is a support
group offering confidential counseling
and emotional support to those who
have or have had a family member or
loved one with HIV/AIDS. Group
meets the first and third Wednesday
at Torrance Memorial Medical Center,
3330 Lomita Blv. Torrance, CA 90509,
in Room M, Second Floor Outpatient
Area (west side of hospital).
Women with Children
Valley HIV/AIDS Center: Every Tuesday, 11:30am - 1pm. 6850 Van Nuys
Blvd. Childcare provided:
Call Chris 818.908.3840
Fully Bilingual and Bicultural. 24 hrs
a day, 7 days a week. 1.800.585.6231.
Linea Informativa Del SIDA.
Información, referencias y apoyo
llamadas gratis y confidenciales.
Southern California, Bilingual AIDS
hotline: 9:00 to 9:00, Monday thru Friday, and 9am to 5pm on Sat./Sundays.
1.800.400.7432 (Avance Inc.)
Caring for Babies with AIDS facilities
for children who arc dependents of the
Case management: 213.931.9828
Provides diapers, cribs, financial assistance and parties for HIV infected children,
Family AIDS Network services for children with HIV and their families:
213.669.5616. case management:
6430 Sunset #1202
AIDS Discrimination Unit
Legal Aid Foundation
County Bar AIDS Project
213.627.2727: 617 S. Olive St.
11027 N. Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood.
His Sheltering Arms
6 month program for HIV+ women.
Alcohol & drug free living:
HIV/AIDS & opiate dependent.
OMNI, 15519 Crenshaw Blvd.,
Gardena, Ca. 90249.
Harbor UCIA Center
Assists all HIV+ women regardless of
ability to pay. Well rounded staff to
help with all your needs - GYN clinic.
L.A. County 5p21
Assists all HIV+ women regardless of
ability to pay. HIV specialists are on
213.343.8255 Maternal Child Care
Clinica para las Americas
T.H.E Clinic for Women
Gynecological care, and family planning: 3860 West Martin Luther King
213.295.6571 Staff is multilingual
Jeffrey Goodman Clinic
The lesbian/gay services center offers
an HIV women's clinic. 1625 N.
Women Alive at 1566 S. Burnside Ave.
offers massage for women every
Thursday from 11am. Invigorating for
the body and satisfying to the soul.
Aleece for an appointment: 323.965.1564
African AIDS Network
Extra Medications program: To provide Africans with HIV and AIDS access to all potential treatment options
available for HIV disease and the opportunistic infections associated with
HIV. At present, the (AAN) provides
both medicine and medical supplies to
The Centre, a clinic and skilled nursing facility in Harare, Zimbabwe.
more information call
Committed to empowering youth and
adults both physically and mentally
through seminars, videos, and instructional materials in the fight against violence. You will learn effective, easy-to-do self defense techniques as well
as gain insight to where an attack
might take place, how to avoid an attack and if attacked, how to impair and
escape the attacker.
For info. on lectures, workshops call
800.531.2407 or email BeyondProt@aol.com
Project Angel Food
Project Angel Food (PAF) prepares and
delivers over 900 meals daily to men,
women and children living with AIDS
throughout Los Angeles County.
These meats are hot, nutritious and
prepared by professional chefs and
If you are a woman living with
HIV/AIDS and disabled by HIV you
may be eligible to receive a free delicious lunch daily from Project Angel
Food. Our meals are delivered daily
between 12:00pm -- 2:00pm by trained
volunteers. There's no need to worry
about your confidentiality, our trained volunteers deliver your meal in a
Ralph's shopping bag and there is absolutely nothing that identifies them as
Project Angel Food Volunteers or any
association with an AIDS service
To get more information about
starting services contact the Project
Angel Food Client Hotline at
213.845.1810. Or you could have your
meal delivered to Women Alive: Ask
Aleece for more information
APP Pharmacy is pleased to announce
the opening of its Deaf and Hard of
Hearing Services Division. This service provides easy access to prescription services for the Deaf and Hard of
Hearing, by TTY. Clients are also encouraged to ask questions about their
medications and are provided with
complete and easy to understand information by TTY or fax. This program
helps remove barriers to service such as difficulty in communicating with
providers and encourages independence for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community in managing their own medical needs. Not only do we
serve the HIV/AIDS Community, we
provide services for all the medical
needs of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in the state of Florida. We accept
most prescription drug plans, as well
as Medicaid. Our free delivery service
covers the entire state of Florida.
Please call for more information
305.893.1613 or 1.888.APP.MEDS or by
TTY at 305.893.6528 or 1.888.829.4926.
Mothers of AIDS Patients
Has many specialized bereavement
groups throughout Los Angeles
County offering confidential counseling and emotional support to those
who have or have had a family member or loved one with HIV/AIDS.
group times & locations please call
310.676.5018 or 310.543.1370.
DREAMMS for Kids, Inc.
Development Research for the Effective Advancement of Memory and
Motor Skills is a non-profit parent and
professional service agency, specializing in Assistive Technology related research, development and information
dissemination. DREAMMS is committed to facilitating the use of computers, assistive technologies and quality
instructional technologies for students and youth with special needs in schools, homes, and the community.
For a complimentary 3 month subscription to DREAMMS monthly newsletter, DIRECTIONS: Technology in Special Education, call
607.539.3027 or email Info@dreamms.org
Superb Home Health Agency
Is a licensed and medicare/medical
certified home health agency that provides home health care with experienced professionals for patients who
are home bound and require medical services under the direction of their
For more information call 310.679.8644 or 800.259.3666.
Words to Heal Your Soul
Warrior Women and Men is a FREE 8-week journal writing course designed
to empower, support, and nurture gay men and lesbian women of color challenged by AIDS. It will be held at the Black Gay and Lesbian Leadership Forum/Aids Prevention Team Office, 1219 South La Brea, Los Angeles.
To register call:
310.281.6956. Or call Linda Hobbs at 310.281.6956.
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