No matter who you are or what your status is – if you’re negative and want to keep it that way or you’ve been diagnosed and you’re trying to manage treatment but still live a full life – you’re not alone. AltaMed works with the community, at every step of the way. Depend on us for everything from testing and education to PrEP and complete health and wellness services for those who’ve been diagnosed. Our primary care clinics are staffed by teams of bilingual professionals who focus on the treatment and prevention of HIV and AIDS – ready to answer your questions confidentially and provide you with resources to assist with your diagnosis.  

We believe in taking a whole-person approach by supporting not only your health and body, but your mind, your spirit, and your community. With AltaMedwe’re with you, how, where, and when it matters most. 

The Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles promotes healthy futures by attending to the physical, emotional, and social needs of young people ages 12 to 25. Our Board Certified Adolescent Medicine Specialists (from the field of pediatrics, family medicine, and internal medicine) focus on health promotion, treatment and prevention using a model of positive youth development. An interdisciplinary team of psychologists, social workers, health educators, and other professionals collaborate with our physicians and nurses to support the health and wellbeing of young people. 

The Division of Clinical Immunology at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles provides specialized multidisciplinary ambulatory comprehensive care to infants, children, and young adults up to the age of 21, who are HIV-infected or at risk through perinatal transmission or through transfusions received prior to the screening of blood for HIV antibodies. Patients and families receive coordinated clinical care that includes medical evaluation, psychosocial services, confidential HIV antibody testing, nutritional advisement, and pre- and post-test counseling, pharmacy support, as well as enrollment in investigational therapies (clinical trials) as needed.  Families are provided disease specific education, supportive services and community referrals as needed. 

The Bickerstaff Family Center is able to offer a unique coordinated system of care for HIV-infected infants, children, adolescents and their families. The Center is one of five in Los Angeles County designated as a perinatal HIV specialty center by Los County Public Health. The Bickerstaff Center’s HIV-infected pregnant mothers have been delivering healthy, HIV-negative babies since 1995.

Incorporated in 1971, Northeast Valley Health Corporation (NEVHC) is a non-profit, Joint Commission-accredited Federally Qualified Health Center that provides primary healthcare to medically underserved residents of Los Angeles County, particularly in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys. NEVHC operates 16 licensed clinics which include 8 primary care centers, three-school based clinics; a homeless healthcare clinic; a mobile clinic; and the HIV program located in Van Nuys.NEVHC has been providing primary HIV care for nearly three decades –since 1989 –and first established a dedicated HIV clinic in 1991 in response to the need for HIV care in the under-served San Fernando Valley. Today, the agency’s HIV program provides a comprehensive range of coordinated HIV medical and psychosocial support services, including mental health, psychiatric, nutrition and dental services.

Tarzana Treatment Centers, Inc. is dedicated to providing professional health care that treats each person with compassion and according to theirassessed individual needs for improved physical and mental wellbeing. We provide whole-person healthcare through our integrated programs of primary medical and behavioral healthcare including inpatient medical detoxification and psychiatric stabilization,residential and outpatient substance use disorder treatment, outpatient mental health, and residential rehab for teens / youth and adults, primary care clinics, and HIV/AIDS services including specialty medical care

The Care-4-Families program (C4F) at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital provides comprehensive clinical care, educational and psychological support for HIV-positive infants, children, adolescents and pregnant women. A multi-disciplinary team of HIV specialists, including pediatric infectious diseases physicians, high-risk obstetricians, adolescent medicine, psychiatry, nurse practitioners with training in family & women’s health, a social worker, and a dietician provide primary care for patients and counseling and education for their families.

Our team works with UCLA subspecialists trained in nephrology, urology, gastroenterology, neurodevelopment, psychiatry, pulmonary diseases, allergy-immunology, orthopedics, dermatology and cardiology to provide coordinated specialty care to our patients.

C4F is a recipient of Part B and Part D Ryan White and is a site for the NIH-funded International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials group (IMPAACT), providing access to state of the art clinical trials for HIV-positive pregnant women and adolescents, HIV-exposed and infected infants, and HIV-infected children.