Benefits Counseling

Our Benefits Counseling services help people understand public and private benefits and assist with coordinating benefits.

Benefits programs include, but are not limited to, Social Security programs (SSI & SSDI), AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP), OA-Health Insurance Premium Payment (OA-HIPP), Medicare Part D, and more.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Proof of Los Angeles County Residency (dated within last 3 months);
  • HIV/AIDS diagnosis, signed by a California physician
  • Identification
  • Proof of income

Each public benefits program has separate eligibility requirements. Our benefits counselors can provide more specific information following your first meeting.

Open Enrollment Workshops

Starting November 1st, it will be Open Enrollment for Covered California and Medicare. Our Benefits Specialty Services team will be hosting several workshops to assist our clients/patients and answer any questions that they might have regarding these programs.

  • Wednesday, November 10th – 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 17th – 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 8th – 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Anyone interested can RSVP through our appointment line at 213.201.1615 or by calling the APLA Health main line at 213.201.1600.

To Make a Benefits Appointment

Appointments are available Monday through Friday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and
can be made by calling 213.201.1615.



The David Geffen Center
611 S. Kingsley Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90005

Please call ahead of time to make your appointment. Please check
in at the 3rd floor reception desk when you arrive.