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. 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


    • – Find local HIV testing anywhere in the county
    • – Comprehensive HIV/AIDS information
    • – 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)
    • – Prevention resources and advocacy for drug users
    • – Safer use, overdose prevention & other harm reduction tips
    • – Comprehensive resources about Hepatitis C
    • – Naloxone resource for first responders


  • Free, quality health care and HIV clinic
  • – LA County Commission on HIV: resources, policy & advocacy
  • – Programs and services by the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center
  • – HIV resources targeting the Latino community – también en español
  • – Resources and housing for homeless families and individuals
  •– Services and shelter for low-income families and individuals
  • – Treatment and recovery for alcoholism and substance abuse
  • – Housing services for people living with HIV


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