Counseling Services

Mental Health Services at AIDS Project Los Angeles offer a broad range of services, including short-term individual, couples and family counseling, addictive behaviors counseling, on-call clinician hours, support groups, long-term therapy with volunteer licensed therapists and referrals to HIV/AIDS-sensitive mental health providers. All services are available in English and Spanish and provided in a culturally competent manner.

For more information or to access Mental Health Services, please call 213.201.1621 or email

LINKS Program

The LINKS Program at AIDS Project Los Angeles provides one-on-one counseling to explore the impact of substance abuse and sexual risk on your health. Our LINKS prevention specialist will work with you to identify the feelings and experiences that may contribute to your high risk behaviors. The program will also help you develop coping skills to improve your outlook and prepare you to live well. For more information, please call 213.201.1337.

Support Groups

The following is a complete list of groups offered by APLA’s Counseling Services. Click the PDF link for more information about each group:

For more information about Support Groups, please call 213.201.1621.

Addictive Behaviors Counseling

Open to registered clients of APLA who have completed a mental health intake and assessment. For more information, please call 213.201.1621.

West Hollywood Services

APLA mental health clinicians offer services on site in the city of West Hollywood for eligible persons.

For more information, please call 213.201.1621.

On-Call Clinician

No APLA registration is required. No intake or assessment is required. Same-day walk-ins and phone-ins are available during on-call hours: Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to Noon. Please call 213.201.1621 to access the on-call clinician.

Fact Sheets

Community Mental Health Hotline Numbers

County Department of Mental Health Access Line
Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week

Suicide Prevention Hotline
Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week