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’s and women’s 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 (A.S.N.)

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

Cal Poly Health Services

(S.T.I. and H.I.V. testing for Cal Poly students)
(805) 756-1211

Planned Parenthood

(S.T.I. Screening, Condoms, HIV/AIDS testing, counseling, and many additional services.

Accepts FamPact)
743 Pismo Street San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
805-549-9446
www.ppsbvslo.org

S.L.O. County Public Health

(H.I.V. and Hep C testing for those at risk. S.T.I. clinic)
*TESTING TIMES CHANGE OFTEN*
2191 Jonson Ave., S.L.O.
805-781-8800

T.H.E. Center (The Health Education Center) – CAPSLO

(Comprehensive reproductive health services)
705 Grand Ave., S.L.O.
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
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 treatment 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

Women’s 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

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 and straight allies.)
http://www.calpoly.edu/~glbclub/

Central Coast Men’s 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

TranzCentralCoast (TCC)

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

Transgender Law Center

TLC 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 at 7:00 PM. 864 Santa Rosa St. at the corner of Mill and Santa Rosa.)
Call GALA for more info. 805-541-4252

Hotline of SLO

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

www.slothestigma.org

www.t-mha.org

Hotline of SLO

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

www.slothestigma.org

www.t-mha.org

Hospice Grief Support Group

Grief support and end-of-life care
1304 Pacific Street, San Luis Obispo
Wednesdays from 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 the 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