Desert AIDS Project
(760) 323-2118

Holistic HIV Care

Community Center


Desert AIDS Project's Community Services Wing, also known as the Community Center, houses many activities and programs including arts and crafts workshops, bingo and movie nights, a lending library, and "drop in" hours when clients come in to just hang out with their friends. The Community Center is also host to educational programs and classes designed to increase health literacy and empower our clients to participate in their own care. Listed below are this week's featured events, but be sure to check out the complete Community Center Schedule for our recurring programs and drop-in hours.

12-Step Meetings Starting in the Community Center

Starting Wednesday, July 16th!

A new 12-Step meeting! On Wednesday from 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM in the DHD. Come and share your recovery experience, strength, and hope! Enter DHD Room through the Serenity Garden Gate from the back parking lot acros the street from Wells Fargo Bank.

Creative Showcase

Showcase your creativity! Community Center presents the Coffee House Show Room. Every third Wednesday of the month, 2PM - 3:30PM. We are booking D.A.P. clients to show your special interests. Looking for artists, soloist, musicians, comics, poetry recitals, and open to more!

If you have a passion you would like to share, contact Ray at 760-992-0471

Movie and a Pizza

July 31, 1:00 PM

Shutter Island - In 1954, U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels is investigating the disappearance of a murderess who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane and is presumed to be hiding nearby. (From IMDB)

August 7th, 1:00 PM

Charlie's Angels - Three women, detectives with a mysterious boss, retrieve stolen voice-ID software, using martial arts, tech skills, and sex appeal. (IMDB)

South Bay Health and Insurance Services

Monday, July 28, 12 PM - 1:30 PM

South Bay Health and Insurance Services will be here for a luncheon. If you have Medicare or Medi-Cal or both, this will be important information for you! The ins and outs of CalMediConnect.

Speaker Yasmine Salas will discuss all this important information. Lunch starts at 11:45 AM. Registered D.A.P. Clients only. ASL interpretation upon request. Contact Ray at least 48 hours in advance. Sponsored by SBHIS. RSVP to Ray Robertson at 760-992-0471 or email rrobertson@desertaidsproject.org

HEP-C: New medication and treatment update

Tuesday, July 29, 12 PM - 1:00 PM

Speaker Dierdra Heimer, Hep-C advocate, will discuss the latest treatment breakthroughs and medication updates. Lunch starts at 11:45 AM. Registered D.A.P. clients only. ASL interpretation upon request. Contact Ray at least 48 hours in advance. Sponsored by Gilead Sciences, Inc. RSVP to Ray Robertson at 760-922-0471 or email rrobertson@desertaidsproject.org

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