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  • Helping CARE For Those With AIDS


    Our Comprehensive AIDS Resource and Education (CARE) Program works to meet the medical and social needs of the HIV community throughout Los Angeles County.

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CARE Center


CARE is a non-profit, hospital-based HIV program that is directly funded by federal, state, and county grants along with private donations. It provides a full spectrum of services from treatment, support, and education for the newly diagnosed, to care for long-term survivors.

Caring Since 1986

Since we started in 1986, our program has become the gold standard, providing HIV specialty care and services to Los Angeles County residents who are infected and affected by HIV disease—regardless of their ability to pay. 

Services Include

CARE supplies supportive services including AIDS Drug Assistance Program enrollment and a Housing Opportunities for People with HIV/AIDS enrollment.

  • AIDS drug assistance (ADAP)
  • OA-HIPP (Health Insurance Premium Assistance)
  • Benefits counseling
  • Dental care
  • Family food bank
  • Health education
  • HIV medical care
  • Home-based medical case management
  • Housing assistance
  • Medical care coordination
  • Mental health services
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Outreach
  • Risk reduction counseling
  • Support groups

Leader in LGBTQ Health Care

We’re one of only 418 health care providers nationwide to earn the coveted Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” designation and the only facility in the greater Long Beach area.

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Learn More About CARE At St. Mary Medical Center Long Beach

For more information, please email us at careprogram@DignityHealth.org. Our three offices are open Monday thru Friday, starting at 8:30 a.m. Visit CARE Program for additional information.

New Client Intake, Medical Clinic, Social Services & Administration
1043 Elm Avenue, Suite 300
Long Beach, CA  90813
562.624.4999

Details & Directions: CARE Center (1043 Elm Avenue)

Nurse Case Management and Benefits Counseling
1045 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 1016
Long Beach, CA  90813
562.624.4900

Details & Directions: CARE Program (1045 Atlantic Avenue)

Dental Clinic
1027 Linden Avenue, Suite C
Long Beach, CA  90813
562.624.4949

Details & Directions: CARE Dental Clinic (1027 Linden Avenue)