Magic Johnson Foundation
: Through a partnership with Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the nation’s largest provider of HIV medical care, the Magic Johnson Foundation established five full-service HIV/AIDS Treatment Centers to help stop the spread of HIV and improve the quality of life for affected individuals and families, particularly in economically challenged, minority communities.
AHF’s friendly, knowledgeable counselors provide HIV prevention counseling and testing free of charge, with no appointment necessary, and in a private area of their Out of the Closet Thrift Stores.
Bay Area Young Positives
(BAY Positives) helps HIV-positive young people (aged 26 and under) decrease their sense of isolation, reduce any self-destructive behaviors, and advocate for themselves in the complicated HIV care system.
provides medical care to people who have either HIV or co-occurring disorders of mental health and substance use, and are homeless, low-income, or uninsured (or, if insured, would like to identify one of our clinics as their “medical home”).
Larkin Street Youth Center
has a well-developed HIV prevention program for homeless youth and state-of-the-art medical care for HIV-positive youth who must manage their HIV status while also rebuilding their lives after homelessness.
Lyon-Martin Health Services
provides primary and preventive health care, mental health services, and HIV services to all women, including lesbians and transgender people, in a safe and compassionate environment and regardless of ability to pay.
provides drop-in sexual health services including free STD and HIV testing and hepatitis vaccinations for gay, bisexual, and transgender men. Services are first come, first served on a drop-in basis. Phone appointments are not taken, but online appointments are available for existing customers.
, the only AIDS-specific residential care facility in California, provides compassionate residential care to men and women in need of hospice or 24-hour care and cultivates respect and love for life among its residents and caregivers.
The Mission Neighborhood Health Center
’s (MNHC) HIV Counseling, Testing, and Linkages Program offers free rapid confidential HIV testing without appointment and conducts community-based services to link clients to HIV testing sites and other community services.
The San Francisco City Clinic
provides free or low-cost diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases and free condoms, emergency contraception, and post-exposure HIV prevention.
’s Drop-in Service Center, peer support groups, individual health counseling, Peer Support Volunteer Program, and health-enhancement workshops comprise a continuum of practical and emotional support services for people living with HIV.
Under the umbrella of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, the Stonewall Project
is a family of programs dedicated to providing harm reduction-based counseling, treatment, and support services to gay men, trans-men who have sex with men, and other men who have sex with men who are having issues with drugs such as crystal meth, crack or powder cocaine, and alcohol. Stonewall does not require abstinence to receive services.
St. James Infirmary—
the first occupational safety and health clinic run by sex workers for sex workers—offers free, confidential, nonjudgmental medical and social services for current or former sex workers of all genders and sexual orientations.
Westside Health Center
’s AIDS Case Management and Home Care Program is one of the oldest providers of HIV health care services to high-risk populations in San Francisco.