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Women Alive Activities

Summer 2002

Voices With a Message
Hotline: 800.554.4876

The women's hotline is operated by volunteers, who are themselves living with HIV/AIDS. Volunteers offer peer-to-peer support to women callers from across the nation. Treatment information is available upon request and a peer Treatment Educator is ready to talk about your treatment concerns. Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10am to 6pm. 800.554.4876. Se habla Español. To volunteer please call Tammy at: 323.965.1564.

Arts & Crafts
Come join the arts & crafts support group for women living with HIV/AIDS. Learn how to do an art project and take it home. The group is held every Wednesday of each month 1:00 - 4:00pm. Call Precious at 323.965.1564.

Women Alive Hetero Group
Formerly "Heterosexuals Too!" Enjoy an evening with people who share common issues, fears, hopes and concerns in a safe and friendly atmosphere. A peer support group for HIV-positive heterosexual women and men. For more information call Tammy at 323.965.1564.

Latinas Activas y Nosotras
Les invita al grupos de soporte y relajamiento. Donde usted pueda ser excuchada o intercambier información. ¿Queira saber mas acera del medicamento o nuevas medicinas? cualquier pregunta hacera del cuidado de niños y transportación. Llame al Marina o Tania 323.965.1564.

Treatment Information and Advocacy Program
If you have questions about your medical care, new medications, old treatments, alternative therapies, or lab work, call Marina, Cathy, Tania or Precious; Women Alive's Treatment Advocates: 323.965.1564.

(Bilingual Spanish speaking available).

Girl Power Workshops
Empower yourself. A fun and interactive series of workshops. This is an intense five-part workshop series intended to help HIV-positive women increase their self-esteem and learn better communication skills within their intimate relationships. The course is designed especially for women of color, yet all HIV-positive women are welcome to attend. Classes have just started. Sign up now. Call Cathy at 323.965.1564.

Professional Therapy
For all of your psychological health needs! Individuals, couples, and families. (English and Spanish). For more information call Renee at 323.965.1564.

Become a Promotora
If you are interested in becoming a community educator, sign up for the training. Learn about HIV/AIDS prevention information and other women's health issues, then share it with others. Completion certificates are awarded to educators. Call Tammy at 323.965.1564.

Positive Images

The chat line is a fun way to meet others and keep up to date with the latest. Drop in on the "Women's Group" conversation every Monday from 9pm to 11pm in chat room #1. Wednesday nights are "Hetero Mixed chat" (women and men) from 9pm to 11pm in chat room #1, hosted by Women Alive.

Coming soon, the Positive Images Internet chat room (

HIV/AIDS Library
The Lori Levine Memorial Library has HIV/AIDS information from over 200 sources, is cross-referenced and accessible.

Educational Dinners
Women Alive hosts regularly scheduled medical updates with a focus on what's new for women with HIV/AIDS. Meet new friends and see old ones, get the latest information. For reservations call Tammy at 323.965.1564.

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This article was provided by Women Alive. It is a part of the publication Women Alive Newsletter.
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