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Women Alive Activities

Summer 2001

Voices with a Message: Support and Treatment Info 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 11am to 6pm. 800.554.4876. Se habla Español. To volunteer please call Tammy at 323.965.1564.

Marilyn Howell Memorial HIV Center for Women
Come join us at our new center in Compton for a support group for women living with HIV/AIDS. The group is held the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month 6:30-8:00pm. Call Tammy at 323.965.1564.

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
Les invita al grupo de soporte y relajamiento. Donde usted pueda ser excuchada o intercambier información. ¿Queira saber mas acera del medicamento o nuevas medicinas? Todos los Jueves. cualquier pregunta hacera del cuidado de niños y transportación. Llame al Marina 323.965.1564.

Treatment Information and Advocacy Program
If you have questions about your medical care, treatments or lab work, call Marina, Judith, Brenda, Cathy, or Precious -- our treatment advocates 323.965.1564. (Bilingual Spanish speaking available.)

HIV University and Pregnancy
If you are HIV-positive and pregnant, or thinking about getting pregnant, here is a program just for you!

A special edition of HIV University focusing on issues of pregnancy is enrolling now! The course is designed especially for women of color, yet, all HIV-positive women are welcome to attend.

Classes will begin in November. Sign up now! Call Precious at 323.965.1564.

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

Become a Promotora
If you are interested in becoming a community educator, sign up for the training. Learn HIV/AIDS prevention information and share it with others. Completion certificates are awarded and stipends are provided to educators. Call Brenda at 323.965.1564.

Positive Images (1.888.600.4767)
More than just a support group over the phone, 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.

HIV/AIDS Library
The Lori Levine Memorial Library is housed within the facility located at Women Alive. HIV/AIDS information from over 200 sources is cross-referenced and accessible.

Women-Focused 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.
See Also
More Organizations Supporting Women With HIV/AIDS in the U.S.