Common Ground

Venice Family Clinic’s Common Ground program offers a full range of services to prevent the spread of HIV and for people living with HIV/AIDS. We embrace a harm reduction model, which means we provide services to help you meet your health goals in a non-judgmental environment.
Our goal is to help our community’s most vulnerable residents live longer, healthier lives.

Our Services

  • HIV, STI and Hepatitis C testing
  • Quality HIV medical care from experienced providers
  • HIV behavioral health care including psychiatry
  • HIV case management with linkages to food, housing and benefits enrollment
  • Syringe Services program and naloxone distribution
  • Education, counseling, treatment and referrals for people who test positive for HIV, Hepatitis C or other sexually transmitted infections
  • Buprenorphine clinic with linkages to buprenorphine in primary care
  • Workshops covering topics such as healthy relationships, medication adherence and healing through art

HIV and Social Service Resources

National

  • gettested.cdc.gov – Find local HIV testing anywhere in the county
  • thebody.com – Comprehensive HIV/AIDS information
  • cdc.gov/hiv/ – Latest info from the Center for Disease Control & Prevention. STD/HIV 24 hour Hotline: (800) 342-2437, (800) 243-7889 (TTY), (800) 344-7432 (Español)
  • harmreduction.org – Prevention resources and advocacy for drug users
  • hcvadvocate.org – Comprehensive resources about Hepatitis C

Local

Questions?

Have questions or want to schedule an appointment? Contact us at 310 314 5480.