CHIRP/LA (Comprehensive Housing Information and Referrals for People Living with HIV/AIDS) is a program of PAWS/LA (Pets Are Wonderful Support, Los Angeles), with grant funding from HOPWA (Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS) that is administered by LAHD (Los Angeles Housing Department).


Services Available to Qualifying Individuals:

·   Low-Income Fare is Easy (LIFE)

·   No Fee & Reduced Fee Identification Card Forms

·   Housing Stability Workshops

·   Clothing Vouchers

·   Email Set-up

·   Free Credit Check

·   Guides & Listings

·   Weekly Newsletters


Resources Provided

·  HIV Support Guide

·  Transitional Housing Guide

·  Emergency Housing Guide

·  Access Center Guide

·  Coordinated Entry System Guide

·  Subsidized Housing Guide

·  Sober Living Guide

· Shared Housing Guide

· Food Bank Guide

· Medical Program Guide

· Re-entry Resources Guide

· Housing Specialist Guide

· Substance Abuse Program Guide

· Market Rate & Section 8 Listings


New clients registering with CHIRP/LA must provide the following documents:

·   Valid California ID or Driver’s License

·   HIV/AIDS Diagnosis form

·   Proof of Income (GR or SSI print out, 3 months of pay stubs, bank statements, etc.)

·   Proof of address (government document or current utility bill)


For more information please visit our website or contact us at:


150 W. 24th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007

213.741.1951 | info@chirpla.org