Resources

Choices

(Support in creating positive change of risky sexual and drug use behaviors for MSMs and HIV positive individuals, free counseling with a licensed mental health provider may also be available for those in need)
Call (805) 781-3660 and ask for Terry  

 

National HIV Treatment Hotline – Project Inform

The Hotline has served tens of thousands of callers since 1985 and is staffed mostly with HIV-positive individuals who help callers sort through issues that most people living with HIV face at some time in their lives.
 

inSPOT

(website which allows you to send e-cards to people letting them know that they may have been exposed to a STI. E-cards can be sent anonymously)
www.inspot.org

 

National AIDS and STD Hotline

800-227-8922

 

SLO County Public Health

(HIV and Hep C testing for those at risk. STD clinic)
*TESTING TIMES CHANGE OFTEN*
2191 Jonson Ave., SLO
805-781-8800

 

SLO Hep C Project

(education, benefits and health counseling for those who are Hepatitis C positive)
1320 Nipomo
San Luis Obispo CA
(805) 543-4372
www.slohepc.org

 

California Hepatitis Alliance

Member: California Hepatitis Alliance

 

 

 

 

The Body

(multimedia AIDS and HIV information resource)
www.thebody.com

 

HIV/AIDS and STI Testing

Cal Poly Health Services

http://www.calpoly.edu/~hps/

(STI and HIV testing for Cal Poly students)
(805) 756-1211

 

Community Health Centers

(General Medical services, physical exams, dental, men and womens health services. Medi-Cal accepted)

 

  • Arroyo Grande Grand Ave.(805) 270-1700

  • Arroyo Grande S. Halcyon(805) 270-1600

  • Atascadero(805) 792-1400

  • Cambria(805) 927-5292

  • Guadalupe(805) 343-5577

  • Morro Bay(805) 771-8489

  • Nipomo(805) 929-3211

  • Oceano(805) 270-0025

  • Paso Robles(805) 238-7250

  • San Luis Obispo(805) 269-1500

  • Templeton(805) 434-1038

 

 

Access Support Network (ASN)

(Services for people with HIV, free condoms, HIV testing)
1320 Nipomo St.
San Luis Obispo CA
805-781-3660
www.asn.org

 

Cal Poly Health Services

(STI and HIV testing for Cal Poly students)
(805) 756-1211

 

Planned Parenthood

(STD Screening, Condoms, HIV/AIDS testing and counseling, etc. Accepts FamPact)
743 Pismo Street San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
805-549-9446
www.ppsbvslo.org

 

SLO County Public Health

(HIV and Hep C testing for those at risk. STD clinic)
*TESTING TIMES CHANGE OFTEN*
2191 Jonson Ave., SLO
805-781-8800

 

T.H.E. Center (The Health Education Center) - SLO EOC

(Comprehensive reproductive health services)
705 Grand Ave., SLO
1152 E. Grand Ave., Arroyo Grande
Hotline: 800-549-8989
Teenline: 805-549-9579
24-hour hotline: 1-800-549-8989

HIV/AIDS and STI Resources
General Health (low cost health services)
Mental Health and Recovery

Cal Poly Community Counseling Center

(individual, couple, family and child counseling. Sliding scale fee).
(805) 756-1532

 

Community Counseling Center

(short-term, low cost counseling)
1129 Marsh St. SLO
(805) 543-7969
www.communitycounselingcenter-slo.org

 

County Mental Health Services

(Mental Health and drug related services. Outpatient couseling, case mangagement and services and crisis intervention)
2178 Johnson Ave., SLO
(805) 781-4700
1106 B Grand Ave., Arroyo Grande
(805) 473-7060
5575 Hospital Way, Atascadero
(805) 461-6060

 

Drug and Alcohol Services

2180 Johnson Avenue

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

(805) 781-4275

LGBTQIA Groups

Cal Poly Queer Student Union

(Spectrum strives to provide a system of support for the San Luis Obispo gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, questioning, queer, and genderqueer communities, as well as straight allies.)
http://www.calpoly.edu/~glbclub/

 

Central Coast Mens Potluck

(Potluck gathering of local gay men.)
Email: ccmenspotluck@pacbell.net

 

Equality California (EQCA)

(Statewide organization promoting gay rights.)
www.eqca.org

 

GALA

(The Gay and Lesbian Alliance of the Central Coast. Local resource for LGBTQ people.)
Address: 11573 Los Osos Valley Rd. Suite B. San Luis Obispo, CA. 93401
Phone: (805) 541-4252
www.ccgala.org

 

Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network (GLSEN)

National organization promoting safe schools
www.glsen.org

 

Human Rights Campaign (HRC)

(Promotes equal rights for LGBTQ people)
www.hrc.org

 

Lambda Legal

(Promotes civil rights through litigation.)
Western office: 213-382-7600

 

Pacific Pride Foundation

(Santa Barbara county LGBTQ and HIV/AIDS resource.)
Calendar of events - http://pacificpridefoundation.org/cgi-bin/calendar.pl
http://www.pacificpridefoundation.org/

 

PFLAG Central Coast Chapter

(Support & advocacy programs for friends and family of LGBTQ persons.)
Central Coast Chapter Hotline - 805-438-3889
www.pflagcentralcoastchapter.net

 

The Trevor Project

Suicide prevention hotline
886-488-7386

 

TranzCentralCoast (TCC)

This is a support group for transgendered and their family and friends. It meets every 3rd Saturday of the month.
Call GALA for more info. 541-4252

 

Transgender Law Center

Promotes rights specifically for the trans community.
415-865-5619
http://www.transgenderlawcenter.org/

 

Q Youth Group

(This group serves Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender youth between ages 13 and 23. They meet downtown SLO at the Ludwick Community center every Thursday night at 7:00 PM. 864 Santa Rosa St. at the corner of Mill and Santa Rosa.)
Call GALA for more info. 805-541-4252

LGBT Religious Groups

Atascadero Community Church, United Church of Christ

(Open and Affirming Congregation)
5850 Rosario Avenue, Atascadero, CA 93422
805-466-9108
www.atascaderoucc.org

 

Congregational United Church of Christ

(LGBTQ accepting church in SLO)
11245 Los Osos Valley Road
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
805-546-8718
www.sloucc.org

 

Integrity

(Gay and Lesbian Episcopalians)
Meetings every 3rd Sunday
805-534-0827

Crisis Intervention

Hotline of SLO

(24 hour telephone crisis intervention)
(805) 549-4499

www.slothestigma.org

www.t-mha.org

 

Rape and Incest National Network (RAINN)

Hotline: 800-656-4673

 

Sexual Assault Recovery and Prevention (SARP) Center of SLO

(Crisis intervention and treatement for survivors of sexual assault)
11573 Los Osos Valley Rd. Ste. D, SLO
(805) 545-8888
www.sarpcenter.org

 

The Trevor Project

Suicide prevention hotline
886-488-7386

 

Womens Shelter of SLO County

(emergency assistance and shelter for ANYONE, male or female who is the victim of abuse)
(805) 461-1338
(805) 781-6400

Other Community Resources

Hospice Grief Support Group

Grief support and end of life care
1304 Pacific Street, San Luis Obispo
Wednesdays form 6:30-8:00 PM
805-544-2266 or 805-434-1164

 

Hospice Partners of the Central Coast

End-of-life care needs.
A not-for-profit, State licensed, Medicare & Medi-cal Certified Hospice Agency
805-782-8608

 

Syringe Exchange

SLO Public Health Department
2191 Johnson St. SLO
(in rear parking lot)
(805)235-8044

 

Food Bank Coalition

(for local referrals to food banks)
(805)481-4652

 

United Way of San Luis Obispo

Local resources in our community
1288 Morro, #10
San Luis Obispo
(805)544-1234

1320 Nipomo Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401  |  (805) 781-3660

340 Church Street, Salinas, CA 93901 | (831) 975-5016

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