AIDS/HIV Clinics

AIDS/HIV Clinics

Provider: CATALYST FOUNDATION , THE

The program provides HIV/AIDS services for Antelope Valley residents. Services include a contract clinic; AIDS/HIV education; disease/disability information; AIDS/HIV screening and treatment; case management; counseling; general medical care; general physical examinations; and technical assistance for service providers. Age restrictions apply for some services; there are no geographic restrictions.

Contract clinic services include outpatient health services for uninsured, low-income Los Angeles County residents of all ages, including General Relief recipients. It provides primary general medical care. Applicant's household income must be at or below 134% of federal poverty guidelines, or who are GR recipients.

The program provides AIDS/HIV education through an outreach program, resource library and speakers.

The program provides AIDS-related referrals. The program also provides a resource library for HIV- and AIDS-related information for community use.

The program includes speakers that provide community presentations for community organizations and institutions, local businesses, professional groups and schools.

The program provides disease/disability information AIDS/HIV services that include an education program targeted to incarcerated and probational youth. This service is conducted in California Youth Authority detention centers and probation offices.

The program provides AIDS screening services that include HIV testing for adults and youth. Testing is available in both an anonymous and confidential format. The agency provides pre/post-test counseling. Children age 13 or younger must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian.

The program provides outpatient AIDS treatment services. Medication services are not available.

The program provides case management services that include AIDS-related medical and social services referrals, coordination of service delivery, food and housing service referrals and transportation services.

The program's counseling services include support groups. Groups meet on Wednesdays and are facilitated by case managers. Women's groups are available upon request. The groups are not religiously oriented. They are facilitated, but their content is determined by the needs and input of participants.

The agency provides general physical examinations and comprehensive medical services for individuals with HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C.

The agency conducts professional continuing education health and mental health providers on a variety of HIV/AIDS related topics. It is authorized to provide State Test Counselor Certification maintenance and re-certification courses. Additionally, the agency provides CEU courses on HIV/AIDS and Substance Abuse issues.

The program provides volunteer opportunities in all of its services. The program recruits incarcerated youth to train as peer counselors and educators. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Call for medical appointments. Call or walk in to apply for all other services. FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE There are no fees for most services. The fee for court-ordered HIV education for adults age 21 and older is $50; HIV testing is free. Clients pay on a sliding fee scale for health service; Champus, Medi-Cal, Medicare or private carriers are billed for insured patients. Fees are on a sliding scale ranging upwards from $0. Eligible contract clinic patients pay no fees.
Application Procedure
Service Condition Fee

Free

Free

Address

44758 Elm Ave.

Lancaster , CA 93534 (Physical)

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Service hours
Monday through Thursday, 8:00am to 5:00pm.

Service/Intake

(661) 948-8559

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