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We serve the community, regardless of ability to pay. Refill your prescription and keep your appointments, even if you’ve lost your job or insurance coverage. There are resources to cover the cost of your visits, lab testing, treatment, prevention and more.

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CARE Center at St Mary Medical Center Long Beach

Our compassionate team offers a full range of high quality medical, dental and behavioral health care, as well as social services and prevention education. Whether you are living with HIV, concerned about your STI risk, or are supporting someone you love, the CARE Center at St Mary Medical Center Long Beach is here to help.

Our goal is to reduce the impact of HIV and other STIs on our community’s members and visitors. Come in for counseling with a friend, to refill a prescription, or for whatever you need. We are here to provide the support you deserve.

CARE’s model of comprehensive services was one of the first of its kind. It has grown to serve more than 1,600 people every year – regardless of their ability to pay – and has touched countless more in its 31 years of service. St Mary Medical Center Long Beach is recognized by the Human Rights Campaign as a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.

CARE Services

Why Choose Us?
  • Since we started in 1986, our program has become the gold standard for HIV care.
  • We provide HIV specialty care and services to those affected by the disease, regardless of their ability to pay.
  • We’re one of only 418 health care providers nationwide to earn the coveted Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” designation.

CARE Services

CARE supplies supportive services include, but are not limited to:

  • AIDS drug assistance (ADAP)
  • Benefits counseling
  • Dental care
  • Family food bank
  • Health education
  • HIV medical care
  • Home-based medical case management
  • Housing assistance
  • Medical care coordination
  • Mental health services
  • Nutritional counseling
  • OA-HIPP (Health Insurance Premium Assistance)
  • Outreach
  • PrEP and PEP
  • Risk reduction counseling
  • Support groups

Our Location

CARE Clinic
1040 Elm Avenue
Suite 200
Long Beach, CA 90813
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