APLA Health - The David Geffen Center

611 South Kingsley Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90005

Phone Number: 
(213) 201-1600
Fax Number: 
(213) 201-1595
Agency Description: 

 

AIDS Project Los Angeles programs and services are designed to promote self-sufficiency for people living with HIV/AIDS, to support positive medical outcomes, and to keep people living with HIV/AIDS in care and treatment programs. 

APLA provides services in multiple locations, including at The David Geffen Center in Koreatown (our main site), at the S. Mark Taper Foundation in South Los Angeles, at AV Hope Services in the Antelope Valley and throughout West Hollywood.

Services Offered

Housing Specialist

Contact Person Info
Address: 
3714 South La Brea Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90016
United States
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
(213) 201-1637
Languages Spoken: 
English, Spanish
Case Manager Referral Required?: 
No
Appointment Required?: 
Yes
Walk In Okay?: 
No
Walk In Hours: 
Mon.- Fri. 10am-3pm
Program Description: 

 

The Housing Case Management Program addresses the needs of people living with HIV/AIDS who face homelessness, the threat of homelessness, poorly coordinated care for their disease and/or related conditions. The program assists clients in locating, acquiring, financing and maintaining affordable and appropriate housing. Services include formulating housing plans, assisting clients in applying for housing assistance and moving into housing, educating clients about tenant rights and responsibilities, and acting as an ongoing liaison between clients, property owners and case managers. Please note that the HOPWA Permanent Housing Placement grant (PHP) and Short Term Rent, Mortgage, and Utility assistance (STRMU) programs follow strict HUD guidelines. Basic required documentation includes diagnosis form, picture I.D., proof of income, and proof of residence. Additional paperwork may be requested. 

 

Time of Operation
Hours of Operation: 
Monday - Friday 9:00am- 5:00pm
People Served
Genders Served: 
Men, Women, Transgender
SPA Locations: 
Metro, Downtown LA - SPA 4, South Los Angeles - SPA 6
Special Populations Served: 
People Living with HIV/AIDS
Supported Services
Housing Application Assistance: 
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

Case Management

Contact Person Info
Contact Name: 
Client Line
Address: 
611 South Kingsley Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90005
United States
Contact Phone: 
(213) 201-1500
Languages Spoken: 
English, Spanish
Case Manager Referral Required?: 
No
Appointment Required?: 
No
Walk In Okay?: 
Yes
Walk In Hours: 
Monday - Friday 9:00am -3:00pm
Program Description: 

Case Management Services offers a range of services including Registration, Assessment,Service Planning, Referrals, Transportation and Deaf Services. Transportationoffers free taxi rides to and from medical appointments and assists with public transportation needs. Deaf Services include a case manager fluent in American Sign Language and a monthly series on topics relevant to the deaf HIV-positive community. AIDS Project Los Angeles provides Case Management Services to residents of Service Planning Area (SPA) 4. Required documentation includes diagnosis form, proof of income, picture I.D., and proof of residence. 

Time of Operation
Hours of Operation: 
Monday - Friday 9:00am -5:00pm
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?: 
No
Wait Time Frame: 
3 to 4 days
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

Food

Contact Person Info
Contact Name: 
Vance North Necessities of Life Program (NOLP)
Address: 
611 South Kingsley Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90005
United States
Contact Phone: 
(213) 201-1600
Languages Spoken: 
English, Spanish
Case Manager Referral Required?: 
No
Appointment Required?: 
No
Walk In Okay?: 
No
Program Description: 

Begun as a $35-a-week food voucher program in 1986, APLA’s Necessities of Life Program (NOLP) has since become the nation’s largest network of food pantries for people with HIV/AIDS. NOLP’s pre-bagged groceries include fresh dairy, frozen meats, fresh vegetables and an assortment of canned and dry goods, as well as hygiene items and cleaning supplies. Clients also receive bilingual, one-on-one nutritional counseling and nutrition classes. Fact sheets about a range of nutrition topics and recipes for use with NOLP products are available in all NOLP locations. NOLP operates from four main locations and through five collaborations with organizations in the Antelope Valley, Santa Monica and the San Gabriel Valley. Please note: As of July 1, 2011, clients will need to submit a photo ID in addition to their other paperwork for enrollment or re-enrollment. Basic requirements include diagnosis form, proof of income, proof of residence, an picture I.D. Before visiting your food pantry site, please call 213.201.1600 to confirm hours of operation. A nutritional screening or nutrition class will be required for registration.

Time of Operation
Hours of Operation: 
Hours & Days for Food pantry vary by site. For more information call 213.201.1600 or visit www.aplahealth.org For this location the time is at 10:30am-12pm and 1:30pm-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, 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
Food Services: 
Nutrition Services, Nutrition class take place on Wednesdays. Please call for more information.
Food Bank: 
Yes
Food Bank Name: 
Necessities For Life Program (NOLP)
Food Delivery: 
No

Mental Health

Contact Person Info
Contact Name: 
Front Desk
Address: 
611 South Kingsley Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90005
United States
Contact Phone: 
(213) 201-1621
Languages Spoken: 
English, Spanish
Case Manager Referral Required?: 
No
Appointment Required?: 
Yes
Walk In Okay?: 
No
Program Description: 

To be eligible for Mental Health service you must be registered with APLA, for more information contact 213-201-1621. Mental Health Services at AIDS Project Los Angeles offer a broad range of services, including short-term individual, couples and family counseling, addictive behaviors counseling, on-call clinician hours, support groups (both closed and drop-in), long-term therapy with volunteer licensed therapists and referrals to HIV/AIDS-sensitive mental health providers. All services are available in English and Spanish and provided in a culturally competent manner. Required documentation includes diagnosis form, proof of income, picture I.D., and proof of residence. 

Time of Operation
Hours of Operation: 
Mon.-Fri. 9am-5pm
People Served
Genders Served: 
Men, Women, Transgender
SPA Locations: 
Metro, Downtown LA - SPA 4, South Los Angeles - SPA 6
Special Populations Served: 
Chronically Homeless, Formerly Incarcerated, Mental Health, People Living with HIV/AIDS, Seniors
Service Fee
Fee for Service?: 
No
Sliding Scale?: 
No
Supported Services
Mental Health Services: 
Crisis Intervention, Family Counseling, Housing Assistance, Individual Counseling, Psychotherapy Services, Support Groups, Integration with your medical team.

Benefit

Contact Person Info
Contact Name: 
Benefits Counselor
Address: 
611 South Kingsley Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90005
United States
Contact Phone: 
(213) 201-1615
Languages Spoken: 
English, Spanish
Case Manager Referral Required?: 
No
Appointment Required?: 
Yes
Walk In Okay?: 
No
Program Description: 

Benefits staff can help APLA clients with a variety of public benefit programs, including Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicare, Medi-Cal, General Relief and food stamps. Staff can also assist with and accept applications for the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP). When you’re ready to return to work, staff provides one-on-one counseling to Social Security beneficiaries on work incentive programs; referrals to Vocational Rehabilitation and the California Employment Development Department; and online education and job training resources. Required documentaion includes diagnosis form, picture I.D., proof of income, and proof of residence. If applicable, paperwork from a public benefits office will also be requested. 

Time of Operation
Hours of Operation: 
Mon.-Fri. 10am-4pm
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

Medical/Dental

Contact Person Info
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
(213) 201-1600
Languages Spoken: 
English, Spanish
Case Manager Referral Required?: 
No
Appointment Required?: 
Yes
Walk In Okay?: 
No
Program Description: 

APLA Health dental services include regular checkups and cleaning,  X-rays, fillings, and much more.They accept most Medi-Cal and Medicare Insurance plans. In addition, they take most private insurance.

They offer dental services at the followig Locations:

  • 3743 S. LaBrea Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90016 (323) 329.9900
  • 1043 Elm Avenue. Long Beach, CA 90813 (562) 247.7740
  • 1127 Wilshire Boulevard, #1504 Los Angeles, CA 90017 (213) 201.1388
  • 1741 East. 120th Street. Los Angeles, CA 90059 (323) 564.4478

 

Time of Operation
Hours of Operation: 
hours and days of operation vary by location.
Service Fee
Fee for Service?: 
No
Sliding Scale?: 
Yes
Sliding Scale Details: 
Sliding scale available to low income clients without insurance.
People Served
Genders Served: 
Men, Women, Transgender
SPA Locations: 
Metro, Downtown LA - SPA 4, South Los Angeles - SPA 6, South Bay, Long Beach - SPA 8
Special Populations Served: 
People Living with HIV/AIDS
Insurance
Accepted Insurance: 
Medi-Cal, Medicare, Private
Supported Services
Medical/Dental Services: 
Dental, HIV/AIDS Treatment Services
Referral Assistance: 
Specialist Referrals