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Support Groups

Support Groups in Long Beach

Apoyo Positivo
Tuesdays | 6:00 pm

A support group in Spanish. ­ For more information contact Eddie Felix at (562) 624-4909. Quisieras el companerismo de otras personas viviendo con el VIH? Asiste al grupo de apoyo que se estera llevando acabo. Los Miercoles de 6pm. Para mas informacion llame a Eddie Felix at (562) 624-4909.


In The Now
Last Tuesdays | 6:00 pm

The C.A.R.E. Program's group for heterosexuals with HIV. In The Now is a supportive educational network where you can share experiences, learn from others, ask and answer questions. Drinks and snacks are complementary. For information, call Martin Becerra at (562) 416-3040.


Living a Positive Life
Wednesdays | 3:30 pm 

This is a group for individuals looking for a place to find peer support and positive reinforcement. We provide a safe place to explore new beginnings, coping strategies for your concerns while promoting positive mental health. We also discuss ideas to help maintain a full life while living with HIV. Please contact John Blasco at 562-624-4915 or Chi Wai Au at 562-624-4956.


Positive in Sobriety HIV+/HEP C+ AA Meeting
Wednesdays | 8:00 pm 

Open to the infected and affected (open recovery meeting). Speaker followed by group participation format. Drop-in. Group meets at Atlantic Alano Club, 1409 E. 4th St., Long Beach. A current list of HIV-friendly and gay-friendly recovery meetings can be found in the C.A.R.E. Program's local resource guide HERE.


Support Positive
Thursdays | 7:00 pm

Dealing with a new HIV diagnosis can be a challenging experience. If you’ve been diagnosed in the past few years or are just now addressing medical and/or social issues, come join your peers. Meets every Thursday at 7:00pm at The Center in Long Beach, 2017 E. 4th Street. To join, contact The Center at (562) 424-4455 and ask for Danny their HIV testing coordinator.


Negative Parners Support
Tessdays | 7:00 pm

A closed group that meets in the West Hollywood area. Call (888) 208-8081 for more information. If you are a negative partner, family member, or friend of an HIV-positive individual, this is the closest group to Long Beach where you can find other negative partners.


Time Limited Other Support Groups

For current information about new groups, short-term groups, y grupos de apoyo de salud mental con VIH/SIDA, call Michael Buitrón at (562) 624-4977.

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