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AIDS Housing Alliance/SF prevents homelessness for people with HIV/AIDS by protecting the housing we already have, providing resources to secure new housing, and promoting public policy to expand opportunity for all. Our goal is to become the largest housing services provider and largest employer of people with HIV/AIDS in San Francisco.
"LGBTQI people seeking therapeutic services deserve to be treated by clinicians that understand the very particular struggles and unique set of problems our community faces."
No one should have to suffer or die alone. Maitri provides compassionate residential care to men and women in need of hospice or 24-hour care and cultivates the deepest respect and love for life among its residents and caregivers. At Maitri, we strive to provide the type of care that each of us would like to receive at the end of our lives – care that is dignified, non-judgmental, unconditional. We hold dear the principle that each resident has the right to determine the degree of choice and awareness with which to experience life and death.
Our program provides low-income or homeless HIV+ persons with money management and representative payee services that help them regain the financial stability necessary to find and maintain adequate housing.

Individuals with AIDS/HIV and individuals with AIDS/HIV related legal problems

San Francisco AIDS Foundation's financial benefits program helps clients navigate the complex private and public benefits system, including the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP), General Assistance, Food Stamps, Medi-Cal (California's Medicaid program), Medicare, CARE/HIPP, and Social Security.  Our skilled counselors provide one-on-one advocacy, assessing what benefits clients are eligible to receive, and can also assist in the application process.

To acces the services of this clinic: letter of diagnosis, low-income, I.D. and be a resident of San Francisco. This clinic takes Medi-Cal and private insurance, Medi-Care and patients without insurance. Services include: HIV testing and treatment for HIV/AIDS, Mental Health, and STDs.

To learn more about becoming an AHF Healthcare Center client, click here.

Or if in the U.S., contact AHF directly:

San Francisco AIDS Foundation works to end the HIV epidemic in the city where it began, and eventually everywhere. Established in 1982, our mission is the radical reduction of new infections in San Francisco because we refuse to accept HIV as inevitable. Through education, advocacy and direct services for prevention and care, we are confronting HIV in communities most vulnerable to the disease.

The Black Coalition on AIDS (BCA) is dedicated to reducing health disparities in the Black community, particularly the spread of HIV/AIDS. BCA strives to achieve this focus by providing health and wellness services including, but not limited to, transitional housing, health education, advocacy, health case management and other health-promoting activities.

Supports the mental health and wellness of the LGBTQ and HIV-affected communities in constructing healthy and meaningful lives.

  • HIV Testing, Prevention Counseling, Linkage to Support Services
  • LGBTQ-Affirming Psychological Counseling
  • Substance Use Counseling
  • Peer and Professionally Led Support Groups 
  • Psychiatric Clinical Care
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