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 HCIDLA (Los Angeles Housing & Community Investment 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 (within a year of service date)

·   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