Want care?

Looking for where to get care and other help if you test positive for HIV and/or other STDs in Santa Clara County? Check out this wide range of services available in the County.

Note: Schedules and services provided can change, so it’s a good idea to call a place first to double check their hours and make sure they offer the services you’re looking for!

Dental Services


HIV and STD Testing

HIV Medical Services

Housing/Emergency Shelter

Legal Services

Medication Assistance Programs/Pharmacy

Mental Health

Peer Groups

Substance Use


Read more about the organizations below (listed in alphabetical order)

Alcoholics Anonymous
Web: http://www.aa.orghttp://www.aasanjose.org http://www.aaespanolsanjose.org
Phone: (408) 374-8511 for 24-hour helpline
Meetings: Find a meeting in Santa Clara County
Services: “A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.”
Asian American Recovery Services, Inc. (AARS)
Web: http://www.aars.org
Phone: (408) 271-3900
Address: 1340 Tully Rd., Suite 304, San Jose, CA 95122
Hours: Tues, Wed, Thurs: 9 am – 8 pm
Mon, Fri: 9 am – 5:45 pm
Services: Prevention and early intervention program focused on the intersection of substance abuse, youth intervention and treatment, youth intervention and education, hepatitis, and HIV/AIDS for Chinese, Filipino, and Vietnamese communities in Santa Clara, San Mateo, and San Francisco counties.
Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI)
Web: http://hiv.aaci.org
Phone: (408) 975-2763
Address: Gordon N. Chan Community Services Center, 2400 Moorpark Ave., Suite 300, San Jose, CA 95128
Services: HIV rapid testing, prevention and education programs, free condoms, free safer sex materials, mental health services, and prevention counseling. Prevention and education services predominately for Asian and Latino populations, however, services are available for all ethnic populations.
ACT for Mental Health, Inc
Web: http://www.actmentalhealth.org
Phone: (408) 287-2640
Address: 441 Park Ave., San Jose, CA 95110
Hours: Mon, Fri: 9 am – 7 pm by appointment onlyTues, Wed, Thurs: 9 am – 7 pm
Services: Mutual support groups, family counseling agencies, group counseling, in-person crisis intervention, individual counseling and men’s peer discussion group.
Asian Law Alliance
Web: http://www.asianlawalliance.org
Phone: (408) 287-9710
Address: 184 East Jackson St., San Jose, CA 95112
Hours: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri: 9am – noon, 1 pm – 5 pm
Services: Legal services, immigration, domestic violence, affordable housing, public benefits, multilingual services, and community education programs for Asian Pacific Islander communities in Santa Clara County.
Bay Area Legal Aid
Web: http://www.baylegal.org
Phone: (408) 283-3700
Address: 2 West Santa Clara St., 8th Floor, San Jose, CA 95113
Hours: Mon – Fri: 9 am – 5 pm, closed noon – 1 pm for lunch
Services: Domestic violence prevention, housing preservation, health care access and public benefits.
Bill Wilson Center
Web: http://www.billwilsoncenter.org
Phone: (408) 243-0222
Address: 3490 The Alameda, Santa Clara, CA 95050
Hours: Mon, Tues, Wed, & Thurs: 8 am – 6 pm
Fri: 8 am – 5 pm
Sat: By appointment only
Services: Individual counseling, health education, medical services, and more, for youth.
Billy DeFrank LGBT Community Center
Web: www.defrank.org
Phone: (408) 293-3040
Address: 938 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95126
Hours: Mon: 6 pm – 9 pm
Tues: noon – 9 pm
Wed: 10 am – 9 pm
Thurs: noon – 9 pm
Fri: 3 pm – 9 pm
Sat: 10 am – 4 pm
Sun: Open for scheduled events only
Services: Prevention and free HIV testing with anonymous and confidential results. Health counseling (for HIV testing), Narcotics Anonymous, and social support groups. Youth Center, and Senior Services are focused towards Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Lesbian populations. Languages include English, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
Food Basket, a program of The Health Trust
Web: http://www.healthtrust.org/services/aservices.php
Phone: (408) 297-1294
Address: 48A Race St., San Jose, CA 95126
Hours: Mon, Wed, Fri: 1 pm – 4 pm (every other week – call before going to confirm which week they are open!)
Services: Food services for Ryan White eligible individuals and their families.
Phone: (800) 488-9919
Hours: Mon-Fri: 8 am – 5 pm
Services: Provides mental health screening and substance abuse screening, in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
Health Legal Services (formerly “AIDS Legal Services”), a program of Law Foundation of Silicon Valley
Web: http://www.lawfoundation.org/als.asp
Phone: (408) 293-3135
Address: 152 North Third St., 3rd Floor, San Jose, CA 95112

Mon, Tues, Wed, and Thur: 9 am – noon, 1 pm – 5 pm
Fri: 9 am – 12 pm, 1 pm – 4 pm

Services: Provides free legal services to Santa Clara County residents in need living with HIV/AIDS or diabetes.
Health Trust AIDS Services
Web: http://www.healthtrust.org/services/aservices.php
Phone: (408) 961-9850 or (800) 325-1890
Address: 1400 Parkmoor Ave., Suite 230, San Jose, CA 95126
Hours: Mon-Fri: 8 am – 5 pm, closed for lunch noon -1 pm
Services: AIDS Services, housing, food, community health promotions, family health insurance. The Health Trust also offers group support and case management through various programs.
HIV+ Men’s Support Group
Phone: (408) 559-9385
Address: 976 Lenzen Ave., Suite 1800, San Jose, CA, 95126
Meets: Tues: 2 pm – 3:30 pm
Services: Weekly HIV-positive men’s support group facilitated by a licensed social worker.
Indian Health Center of Santa Clara Valley
Web: http://indianhealthcenter.org
Phone: (408) 445-3400
Address: 1333 Meridian Ave., San Jose, CA 95125
Hours: Mon-Sat: 8 am -7 pm
Services: Medical and dental departments. Counseling, prevention services, community wellness outreach also available, at different locations.
InnVision the Way Home
Web: http://www.innvision.org
Phone: (408) 292-4286 or (800) 774-3583 (for emergency shelter)
Address: 1900 The Alameda, Suite 400, San Jose, CA 95126
Hours: Mon-Fri: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Services: Housing and support program, multiservice drop-in centers, and food service programs, for families and individuals.
Loaves and Fishes Family Kitchen
Web: http://www.loavesfishes.org
Phone: (408) 998-1500
Services: Multiple locations. “Serving the working poor, families, homeless and seniors living in and around the downtown and East Side of San Jose for close to 30 years.”
Eastside Neighborhood Center
Address: 2150 Alum Rock Ave., San Jose
Hours: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thus, Fri: Meal served at 4:30 pm
Innvision’ Montgomery Street Inn
Address: 348 N. Montgomery St., San Jose (behind the HP Arena)
Hours: Mon, Tues, & Thus: Meal served at 4:30 pm
St. Maria Goretti Kitchen
Address: 2980 Senter Rd., San Jose
Hours: Wed & Fri: Meal served at 4:30 pm
Meals on Wheels, a program of The Health Trust
Web: http://www.healthtrust.org/services/mow.php
Phone: (408) 961-9870 or toll-free at 800-505-3367
Hours: Call for hours.
Services: “Nutritious meals daily home delivered to physically challenged, homebound individuals, whether they are elderly, are recuperating after a recent hospitalization, or have disabilities confining them to a wheelchair.”
Narcotics Anonymous (Greater San Jose Area)
Web: http://www.sjna.org
Phone: (408) 998-4200
Address: Various locations in Gilroy, San Martin, Morgan Hill, San Jose surrounding area
Hours: Meetings every day – visit http://www.sjna.org/narcotic.htm for locations and schedule.
Services: Support groups and anonymous help line.
On-Site Dental
Web: http://www.onsitehealth.com
Phone: (650) 208-5596
Address: 1050 Commercial St., San Carlos, CA 94070 (headquarters)
Hours: Please call for locations and information.
Services: Mobile dental unit providing services to Ryan White patients.
Web: http://projectoutlet.org
Phone: (650) 965-2020, ext 22
Address: 711 Church St., Mountain View, CA 94041
Hours: Monday Night Group: Every Monday from 6:15 pm – 8 pm.. This peer-to-peer support group is open to LGBTQ-identified and questioning youth ages 13-24.
De Ambiente: Every 2nd and 4th Friday from 6 pm – 8 pm. De Ambiente is a bilingual Spanish-speaking space for LGBTQ Latino Youth ages 13-24. This group focuses on health education, leadership development, and community building. The Grown Folks: Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday from 6pm-8pm. For 18-24 year old LGBTQ and questioning young adults.
Services: Outlet’s three main focuses are support, education and advocacy. Services are focused on youth ages 13-24, but services are also available for adults. Services and activities include youth panels, education workshops, transgender education, HIV prevention education, referrals, support groups.
Web: http://www.outreach1.org
Phone: (408) 436-2865
Address: 926 Rock Ave., Suite 10, San Jose, CA 95131
Hours: Mon-Fri: 8 am – 5 pm
Services: Exterior door-to-door escorted paratransit services.
PACE Clinic (Ira Greene Partners in AIDS Care and Education)
Phone: (408) 885-5935
Address: 2400 Moorpark Ave., Suite 316B, San Jose, CA 95128
Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 8 am – 5 pm
Wed: 9 am – 5 pm, closed for lunch noon – 1 pm
Services: Primary medical care with HIV specialist, pharmacy, referral to specialty clinics/services, nutrition counseling, mental health counseling, harm reduction counseling, health education and outreach services, AIDS clinical trials research.
Positive Lunch Bunch, a program of The Health Trust
Phone: (408) 559-9385
Address: The Neil A. Christie Learning and Living Lounge @ 48A Race St, San Jose, CA, 95126
Meets: Tues: 12 pm – 1 pm
Services: Weekly lunch and conversation get-together for HIV+ individuals.
Public Health Pharmacy (Lenzen), AIDS Drug Assistance Program
Phone: (408) 792-5169
Address: 976 Lenzen Ave., San Jose, CA 95126
Hours: Mon: 8am-9pmTue, Wed, Thurs, & Fri: 8 am- 5:30 pm

Sat, Sun, and holidays: closed

Santa Clara Valley Transit Authority (VTA)
Phone: (408) 321-2300
Smokefree.gov (California Smoker’s Help Line)
Web: www.smokefree.gov
Phone: 1-800-QUIT-NOW or 1-800-784-8669
Hours: 7am- 9:30pm (phone counseling)
Services: Phone counseling, booklets, pamphlets, and more “intended to help you or someone you care about quit smoking.”
St. James Health Center, part of Gardner
Phone: (408) 918-2626 (dental) and (408) 918-2600 (medical)
Address: 55 E. Julian St., San Jose, CA 95112
Hours: Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm Closed from noon – 1 pm
Services: Family practice, dental, optometry, nutrition education, podiatry, and pharmacy. Medi-Cal Eligibility worker on site.
Stanford Positive Care Clinic
Web: http://stanfordhospital.org/clinicsmedServices/clinics/positiveCare/
Phone: (650) 723-9001
Address: 3351 El Camino Real, Suite 225; Atherton, CA 94027
Hours: Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri: 8:30 am-5 pm
Services: “Specialize in the comprehensive care of HIV-infected patients.”
Valley Homeless Clinic
Phone: (408) 272-6050
Address: 2101 Alexian Dr., Suite D, San Jose, CA 95116
Hours: Walk-in hours: Tues: 8:30 am – noon, Wed: noon – 5 pm, Thurs & Fri: 8:30 am – 5 pm
Services: Food, shelter, emergency bed hotline, clothing, medical/dental (primary care, substance abuse, mental health), HIV testing, legal, services, and linkages to other organizations.
Vida y Salud
Phone: (408) 792- 5080
Address: Park Alameda Conference Room976 Lenzen Ave., San Jose, CA, 95126
Meets: Wed: 5:30 pm – 7 pm
Services: Spanish-language support group. Part of the Positive Connections program.