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California: San Francisco AIDS Foundation Seeks 50 Percent Cut in HIV by 2015

Cutting the city's annual tally of 800 to 1,000 new HIV infections in half by 2015 is the goal recently set by the San Francisco AIDS Foundation. Toward that end, SFAF wants all residents ages 13-64 to know their serostatus, and all HIV-positive peop...

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California: County Discontinues Contract With Inland AIDS Project

On Feb. 21, San Bernardino County will discontinue offering Ryan White HIV/AIDS services through the Inland AIDS Project. IAP's approximately 700 clients will no longer be able to access emergency assistance or the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP)...

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New San Francisco Group for HIVers With Lymphoma

A new emotional and practical support group for HIV patients with lymphoma will meet every third Wednesday in San Francisco. The group will help patients cope with the anxiety associated with diagnosis and symptoms; in addition, it will be a forum fo...

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Alvarez Court Provides New Home for People With HIV in California

Three years in the making, Alvarez Court, a 19-unit affordable housing apartment complex for people with HIV/AIDS in Pinole, Calif., held its grand opening Thursday. The apartments feature bright yellow-and-gold facades, patios on some units and whee...

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California: Grant a Giant Boost for AIDS Center

The Diablo Valley AIDS Center -- a Concord, Calif.-based nonprofit that provides groceries to 400 low-income people with HIV/AIDS and their families -- got a big boost when it received a $10,000 grant from the San Francisco Giants Community Fund and ...

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California: New HIV Clinic in Oakland

Burmese and Vietnamese refugees living with HIV in the Alameda County, Calif., area can now access care at the Asian and Pacific Islander Wellness Center's new Oakland office. The new facility offers HIV case management, including referrals to psycho...

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HIV Stops With Me

You see their faces on billboards, bus shelters, and posters outside the laundry mats and beauty supply stores, but who are they?

The spokesmodels for the "HIV STOPS WITH ME" social marketing campaign sponsored by Positive Images, are REAL people in...

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Mental Health Programs at Women Alive

Dedicated to providing free counseling services to individuals who are HIV infected and their immediate family, Women Alive's Mental Health Programs offer individuals a safe and non-judgmental environment to discuss issues that arise in their daily l...

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My Path to Peer Advocacy

My name is Kimberly Howard. Before I became a peer advocate at AIDS Project Los Angeles, I was a client.

I was diagnosed with full-blown AIDS on Feb. 13, 1998. After receiving this news, I came straight to APLA to find out what was available to wo...

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Working It All Out

Illustration by Michael Storc

HIV and the current economic climate may be making your financial situation difficult to manage. In this section, we help you get familiar with opportunities to stretch your dollars and make ends meet.

As access to eff...