APAIT

3055 Wilshire Blvd 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90010

Phone Number: 
(213) 375-3830
Fax Number: 
(213) 553-1833
Agency Description: 

APAIT positively affects the quality of life for Asian and Pacific Islanders living with or at-risk for HIV/AIDS by providing a continuum of prevention, health and social services, community leadership and advocacy to the Southern California region.

 
Services Offered

Case Management

Contact Person Info
Address: 
3055 Wilshire Boulevard
3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90010
United States
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
(213) 553-1838
Languages Spoken: 
English, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, Korean, Chinese
Case Manager Referral Required?: 
No
Appointment Required?: 
Yes
Walk In Okay?: 
No
Program Description: 

HIV/AIDS Case Management services are client-centered activities through which services for persons living with HIV/AIDS High Risk are coordinated toward improving health outcomes and facilitating client self-sufficiency. The case manager acts as a liaison and advocates for clients to access service providers while educating the client on relevant information and available resources. Case manager assess and monitor the progress of the client on an on-going basis. They identify and address needs in areas relating to the client’s medical, psychosocial, environmental, financial, health education and risk behaviors. The primary goal of HIV/AIDS Case Management is to increase client self-sufficiency by providing quality services in the most efficient and effective manner possible to individuals with multiple and complex needs. Case manager strive to: ensure, that to the fullest extent possible, clients receive and maintain access to appropriate services to promote maximum quality of life, independence, and self-sufficiency; increase the access and the utilization of medical and social services by eliminating barriers and promoting early and on-going intervention and adherence; increase access to HIV information and education as well as to foster harm-reduction activities that address high-risk behaviors; and focus on improving the health outcomes of person living with HIV/AIDS by encouraging the family and social support system to assist the client in adhering to primary medical care. HIV/AIDS Case Management services shall be provided to indigent persons living with HIV/AIDS residing within Los Angeles County. Our target population is Asian Pacific Islanders infected with HIV/AIDS. To be an eligible client, a diagnosis form completed by physician and proof of Los Angeles County residency is needed.

 
Time of Operation
Hours of Operation: 
Monday - Friday 9:30am - 5:30pm
People Served
Genders Served: 
Men, Women, Transgender
SPA Locations: 
Metro, Downtown LA - SPA 4
Special Populations Served: 
People Living with HIV/AIDS
Wait Time
Waiting Period?: 
Yes
Wait Time Frame: 
May Vary
Supported Services
Provide Referral Services: 
Advocacy: 12 Step Programs, Advocacy: Public Benefits, Advocacy: Substance Abuse Treatment, Crisis Intervention, Dental, Department of Mental Health, Food Bank, Housing Case Management, Medical, Prevention Services, Support Groups, Transportation

Peer Support

Contact Person Info
Contact Name: 
Front Desk
Address: 
3055 Wilshire Boulevard
3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90010
United States
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
(213) 553-1830
Languages Spoken: 
English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean
Case Manager Referral Required?: 
No
Appointment Required?: 
Yes
Walk In Okay?: 
No
Program Description: 

Dayroom Wednesday Support GroupA social support group for HIV-positive individuals. The group meets every Wednesday from 12:00 p.m. to 2 p.m. A light lunch is provided. Please call Gabriel Reyes at (213) 553-1845 or email her for more information.

Pinoy Plus Support Group-  A social support group for Tagalog-speaking HIV-positive individuals. This group meets monthly on Saturday afternoon. A light lunch is provided. Please call Jury Candelario at (213)375-3830 or email for more information.

Latino+ Support Group-  A social support group for Spanish-speaking HIV-positive individuals. This group meets every second Saturday at 12PM. Please call Gabriel Reyes at (213) 553-1845 or email her for more information.

Women’s Brunch-  A social support group for HIV-positive women and transgender women. This group meets every second Saturday at 2 PM. A light lunch is provided. Please call Sujin Ma or Nan Ding at (213)375-3830 or email for more information.

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)-  A walk-in group that meets weekly on Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. No RSVP is needed. A light lunch is provided by attending members.

SPARK Support Group-  Come join us to learn more about SPARK (Substance Abuse/HIV/ Hepatitis Prevention and Reduction through Knowledge) and how to gain social media marketing experience and $90 in gift cards!

RECLAIM Support Group-  A trans-affirming, substance abuse, trauma informed program for trans and gender non-conforming people.

Time of Operation
Hours of Operation: 
Mon- Fri Days and hours of peer support meetings vary. Call APAIT for more information.
People Served
Genders Served: 
Men, Women, Transgender
Special Populations Served: 
Chronically Homeless, Domestic Violence, Families, Formerly Incarcerated, Mental Health, People Living with HIV/AIDS, Physically Challenged, Seniors, Substance Misuse, Veterans
SPA Locations: 
Metro, Downtown LA - SPA 4, South Los Angeles - SPA 6
Supported Services
Peer Support Services: 
Peer Counseling
Peer Support Groups: 
Yes
Peer Support Group Name: 
Dayroom Wednesday Support Group A social support group for HIV-positive individuals. The group meets every Wednesday from 12:00 p.m. to 2 p.m. A light lunch is provided. Please call Gabriel Reyes at (213) 553-1845 or email her for more information. Pinoy Plus Support Group A social support group for Tagalog-speaking HIV-positive individuals. This group meets monthly on Saturday afternoon. A light lunch is provided. Please call Jury Candelario at (213)375-3830 or email for more information. Latino+ Support Group A social support group for Spanish-speaking HIV-positive individuals. This group meets every second Saturday at 12PM. Please call Gabriel Reyes at (213) 553-1845 or email her for more information. Women’s Brunch A social support group for HIV-positive women and transgender women. This group meets every second Saturday at 2 PM. A light lunch is provided. Please call Sujin Ma or Nan Ding at (213)375-3830 or email for more information. Narcotics Anonymous (NA) A walk-in group that meets weekly on Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. No RSVP is needed. A light lunch is provided by attending members.

Mental Health

Contact Person Info
Contact Name: 
Front Desk
Address: 
3055 Wilshire Boulevard
3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90010
United States
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
(213) 553-1842
Languages Spoken: 
English, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, Korean, Chinese
Case Manager Referral Required?: 
No
Appointment Required?: 
Yes
Walk In Okay?: 
Yes
Walk In Hours: 
Monday - Friday 9:30am- 5pm
Program Description: 

Mind Body Spirit Wellness
A mental health counseling program for people living with HIV/AIDS. Mind Body Spirit Wellness also facilitates monthly support groups on Saturday in specific languages such Thai and Tagalog, and a women’s group. A short-term, one-on-one mental health counseling program for people identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning/queer (LGBTQ) experiencing acute and/or on-going mental health disorders.

James Sakakura Family Room
A social support group for HIV-positive individuals. The group meets every Wednesday from 12:00 p.m. to 2 p.m. A light lunch is provided.

Time of Operation
Days of Operation: 
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Hours of Operation: 
Monday - Friday 9:30am - 5:30pm
People Served
Genders Served: 
Men, Women, Transgender
SPA Locations: 
Metro, Downtown LA - SPA 4, South Los Angeles - SPA 6
Special Populations Served: 
Chronically Homeless, Domestic Violence, Formerly Incarcerated, Mental Health, People Living with HIV/AIDS, Substance Misuse, Veterans
Service Fee
Fee for Service?: 
No
Sliding Scale?: 
No
Supported Services
Mental Health Services: 
Crisis Intervention, Family Counseling, Housing Assistance, Individual Counseling, Support Groups, Patient Navigation, HIV Testing

Substance Use Treatments

Contact Person Info
Contact Name: 
Front Desk
Address: 
3055 Wilshire Boulevard
3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90010
United States
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
(213) 375-3830ext. 1803
Languages Spoken: 
English, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish
Case Manager Referral Required?: 
No
Appointment Required?: 
No
Walk In Okay?: 
Yes
Walk In Hours: 
Monday - Friday 9:30am - 5pm
Program Description: 

APAIT has offered free substance abuse prevention and treatment programs to the community for more than 17 years. Our holistic, client-centered programs are culturally and linguistically tailored to your needs and values. By bringing peers in recovery together, we aim to foster mutual support and empowerment to assist in your recovery.

 

A.S.P.I.R.E. is a program focusing on the Health and Well being of LGBTQ+ Youth ages 18-24. We provide support around HIV/HEP Testing/Education/Treatment, Access to Safer Sex Materials and Education, Shelter/Housing, Substance Misuse and Behavioral Health Services. Participants (who qualify) will receive a $15 gift card upon enrollment. All HIV, Immigration, and Insurance statuses are welcomed. Bilingual Staff is available.
A.S.P.I.R.E. es un programa que se centra en la salud y el bienestar de LGBTQ + jóvenes de edades 18-24. Ofrecemos apoyo en torno a las pruebas/educación/tratamiento de VIH/HEP, Acceso a materiales y Educación sexual más seguros, Refugio/vivienda, Uso indebido de sustancias y servicios de salud conductual. Los participantes (que califiquen) recibirán una tarjeta de regalo de $15 al inscribirse. Todos los Estados de VIH, inmigración y seguros son bienvenidos. Personal bilingüe disponible.
ASPIRE/APAIT is located in Korea Town.
3055 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(213) 375-3830 ext.1803
aspire.apait@gmail.com

A program focusing on the health and well-being of our LGBTQ+ youth.  

 

Narcotics Anonymous

A drop-in group that takes place on Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m to 1:00 p.m. A light lunch is provided pot-luck style by its members.

Time of Operation
Days of Operation: 
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Hours of Operation: 
Monday - Friday 9:30am-5:00pm
People Served
Genders Served: 
Men, Women, Transgender
SPA Locations: 
Metro, Downtown LA - SPA 4, South Los Angeles - SPA 6
Special Populations Served: 
Chronically Homeless, Domestic Violence, Families, Formerly Incarcerated, Mental Health, People Living with HIV/AIDS, Seniors, Substance Misuse, Veterans
Supported Services
Intake Requirements: 
Drug testing, HIV/AIDS diagnosis form required
Income Requirements: 
No
Treatment Requirements: 
Outpatient, Support Group Meetings

Housing Specialist

Contact Person Info
Address: 
3055 Wilshire Boulevard
3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90010
United States
Contact Phone: 
(213) 375-3830
Languages Spoken: 
English, Spanish, Tagalog
Case Manager Referral Required?: 
No
Appointment Required?: 
Yes
Walk In Okay?: 
No
Program Description: 

APAIT housing case managers provide wraparound housing case management services to address your housing needs. Based on your needs and eligibility, their housing case managers may help you with:

Short Term Rent, Mortgage, and Utilities (STRMU) Assistance
If you are behind on your rent/mortgage and/or utilities, they may be able to help you apply for a grant to catch you up on your payments and prevent homelessness.

Permanent Housing Placement (PHP) Grant
If you are moving into permanent housing, they may be to help you apply for a grant that can cover your move-in costs, such as first month’s rent, security deposit, and utility switch-on costs.

Emergency, Short-Term, Transitional, and Permanent Housing
They may help you find emergency, short-term, transitional, and/or permanent housing. APAIT will work with you to create a housing plan so that you can reach your housing goals.

Other Supportive Services
APAIT will be able to provide or refer you to services to help you avoid homelessness or maintain your housing, such as life skills, budgeting, food, finding work, social support, mental health, etc.

Eligibility: 

•Have a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS

•Living in or moving into Los Angeles County

•Meet income restrictions

 
Time of Operation
Days of Operation: 
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Hours of Operation: 
Monday - Friday 9:30am - 5:30pm
People Served
Genders Served: 
Men, Women, Transgender
SPA Locations: 
Metro, Downtown LA - SPA 4
Special Populations Served: 
People Living with HIV/AIDS
Supported Services
Housing Application Assistance: 
Emergency: Hotel/Meal Voucher Referrals, Permanent: General Relief Pilot, Permanent: HOPWA PHP and or STRMU Assistance, Permanent: Income Based, Permanent: Market Rate, Permanent: Section 8, Permanent: Shelter Plus Care, Transitional: Assisted Living, Transitional: Sober Living

Benefit

Contact Person Info
Address: 
3055 Wilshire Boulevard
3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90010
United States
Languages Spoken: 
English
Case Manager Referral Required?: 
No
Appointment Required?: 
No
Walk In Okay?: 
No
Program Description: 

The Benefits Counselor provides assistance to those living with HIV/AIDS in applying for public benefits in which they qualify. Benefits include Medi-cal, Medicare, and disabled TAP card services. 

 
Time of Operation
Days of Operation: 
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Hours of Operation: 
Monday - Friday 9:30am - 5:30pm
People Served
Genders Served: 
Men, Women, Transgender
SPA Locations: 
Antelope Valley - SPA 1, San Fernando - SPA 2, San Gabriel - SPA 3, Metro, Downtown LA - SPA 4, Westside, Santa Monica - SPA 5, South Los Angeles - SPA 6, East Los Angeles, Whittier - SPA 7, South Bay, Long Beach - SPA 8
Special Populations Served: 
People Living with HIV/AIDS
Service Fee
Fee for Service?: 
No
Sliding Scale?: 
No
Supported Services
Benefit Application Assistance: 
ADAP, Food Stamps, General Relief, Medi-Cal, Medicare, SSI/SSDI, State Disability, Unemployment
Provide Referral Assistance: 
Benefit Advocate, General Relief, Medi-Cal, Medicare, SSI/SSDI, State Disability, Unemployment