Health/Disability Related Counseling

Health/Disability Related Counseling ( AIDS/HIV, Hispanic/Latino Community )

Provider: BIENESTAR HUMAN SERVICES

Mental health services include professional counseling and peer support. The program offers short term, individual and group counseling. It also offers support groups for gay and lesbian youth ages 15 to 23, and support groups for family members and loved ones of people who are HIV or who have AIDS. In addition, the program provides pre- and post-HIV test counseling. Some groups are open meetings where people may join at any time; others are "closed" and restricted to returning members for reasons of confidentiality. Groups are conducted for gay and bisexual men, gay youth, men and women living with or affected by HIV/AIDS, transgender women, HIV groups for each gender and for youth and newly diagnosed, parents and friends of LGBT Community.

Professionally led group sessions are also offered for those newly diagnosed with HIV, dealing with isolation, fear, stress and other issues related to living with HIV/AIDS.

Education and prevention services are provided through individual and group educational counseling, community outreach and presentations, and safer sex and behavior modification workshops. Staff make presentations to schools and community groups and provide outreach at parks, festivals and at sites where day laborers gather. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Call to apply or for more information. ID, proof of HIV diagnosis, proof of residence and proof of income are required for case management and mental health services. People may walk in for HIV testing. FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE There are no fees for services.
Application Procedure
Languages
Spanish
Service Condition Fee

Free

Free
Documentation Required

HIV Status

Documentation

Address

5326 E. Beverly Blvd.

Los Angeles , CA 90022 (Physical)

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Service hours
Hours: by appointment only

FAX

(323) 476-0397

Service/Intake and Administration

(323) 727-7896

Service/Intake

(866) 590-6411

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