Welcome to APLA Health
Start HIV Care
If you recently found out that you have HIV, or if you have been living with HIV for any part of your life, it is very important to see a doctor regularly.
Si recientemente ha descubierto que tiene VIH o ha estado viviendo con el VIH por cualquier parte de tu vida, es muy importante consultar con un médico en forma regular.
Get in Touch
If you need help finding an HIV doctor or have questions about your medical care, call us at 213.201.1313 or text to 323.540.2844 to discuss your options.
Si necesita ayuda en encontrar un médico que se especializa en el cuidado del VIH o tiene preguntas sobre su atención médica, llámenos al 213.201.1313 o envié un texto al 323.540.2844 para discutir sus opciones.
Positively New is an emotional support group for anyone newly diagnosed with HIV (within the last two years).
This is a safe space to meet your peers, get support, and learn about your HIV and healthcare options.
Meetings are held online every Thursday from 7–8:30 p.m.
For more information, please call or text 323.365.5600 or visit aplahealth.org/positively-new.
How to register as an APLA Health client for HIV/AIDS services
In order to become a registered client of APLA Health, you will need to complete a registration packet, which includes the following forms:
- A welcome page with instructions for completing the registration packet, including how to provide verification of residence
- A list of documents used to provide income verification
- Financial Screening Form
- Registration Form (two pages)
- Physician Diagnosis Form
- Case Management Intake Form
- People with HIV/AIDS Bill of Rights and Responsibilities (two pages)
- Consent Form for Case Management Services
- Client Grievance Procedures Form
- Consent Form to Release Medical Information
- Service Planning Area (SPA) map (This map divides Los Angeles into eight (8) SPAs. Depending on where you live and what services you want to use, you may need to find providers in the SPA where you live. We can help you figure this out.)
You can register in four easy steps:
- Print the Physician Diagnosis Form and give it to your doctor. Have him or her fill it out, sign and date it and return the original to you. Your physician can fax a copy of the form to 213.201.1392.
- Download and print the registration packet or request a registration packet by mail. All forms and instructions are included in the packet, including the Physician Diagnosis Form. Follow the instructions on the Welcome page. Fill out the form in its entirety, signing and dating where noted by an (X). Keep the original copies of this entire packet for yourself.
- Bring your completed packet, including the original Physician Diagnosis Form, to APLA Health. You can walk in and hand deliver your packet Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. You do not need an appointment to register as a client.
- Your service provider or caregiver can fax the completed Registration Packet to 213.201.1392 before you visit us. Please note: you will need to bring the original forms with you when you visit.