Your Health & Safety

These organizations are here for our community!  They are also worthy of your financial support and volunteer time! I provide these here as a courtesy and convenience. I welcome your feedback and suggestions about this page.



Gay & Sober Los Angeles Meetings

Dozens of LA/WeHo meeting addresses and locations for LGBT people in recovery and/or struggling with addiction.

www.gayandsober.org/losangeles



The Los Angeles LGBT Center

A great resource for helping you stay healthy and safe. They offer many services.

lalgbtcenter.org/health-services

  • HIV testing & care
  • PrEP and HIV-prevention info
  • Post-HIV exposure treatment
  • Testing/treatment of STDs
  • Vaccinations
  • Transgender health issues
  • HIV support groups
  • Counseling for individuals, couples, families
  • Domestic and intimate partner violence support
  • Addiction recovery support
  • Pharmacy services
  • Services for youth, seniors, transgendered people
  • Cultural & recreational events  



What is PrEP?

The HIV-prevention medicine that everyone is talking about.  Find out the facts here.

lalgbtcenter.org/pre-exposure-prophylaxis



Bienestar

6 locations in the LA area.

1-minute HIV testing, condoms/lube, support groups, PrEP/PEP navigation services, substance abuse therapy, and linkage to medical care.

Website in English or Spanish: porvida.bienestar.org



The Trevor Project

Crisis counseling and suicide prevention for LGBTQ youth.

TheTrevorProject.org or call 1-866-488-7386  24 hours a day



National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255  24 hours a day



Project Angel Food

AngelFood.org

Meals for folks who are living with AIDS, cancer, and other life-threatening illnesses. 



AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA)

aplahealth.org

Provides these and other services

  • Primary Care
  • Dental Care
  • Counseling
  • PrEP & PEP
  • HIV Testing
  • STD Screening & Treatment
  • Insurance Enrollment
  • HIV Medical Care
  • Vaccinations



City of West Hollywood Social Services
weho.org/services/social-services

  • HIV/AIDS support
  • LGBT immigrant and asylum seekers' support
  • Covered California (Obamacare) enrollment info
  • Health services
  • Homeless services


Being Alive 

BeingAliveLA.org

Being Alive is a nonprofit client-driven organization focusing on the mental health and wellness of people living with HIV and AIDS. Our services to our client-members include a variety of no-cost programs, such as comprehensive emotional support, treatment education, prevention, advocacy, wellness and social services. Our mental health program, Antioch Alive, is the only one of its kind anywhere in the world, offering extensively trained psychotherapy counselors in HIV.



Crystal Meth Anonymous

CMAinLA.com

Crystal Meth Anonymous is a non-profit, 12-step fellowship, for those in recovery from addiction to crystal meth. There are no dues or fees for membership. Membership in CMA is open to anyone with a desire to stop using drugs.