Desert AIDS Project & The DOCK will be closed on Monday, October 14. 

Desert AIDS Project & The DOCK will be closed on Monday, October 14. 

Call: (760) 323-2118
8am to 5pm Monday - Friday

Call: (760) 323-2118
8am to 5pm Mon - Fri

Gender Affirming Care

We promote the health and well-being of our transgender, intersex, and gender diverse clients in a safe, affirming environment where they are treated with dignity. Family support is available as well. Our clinicians follow Word Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) guidelines.

Care without Judgement

We offer care without judgement to lovingly mitigate the stigma faced by our transgender, intersex, and gender diverse clients.

Primary Care

We offer culturally-competent transgender, intersex and gender diverse healthcare services by WPATH trained clinicians dedicated to seeing you thrive.

Behavioral Health

Our clinicians provide a wide scope of services to help facilitate the coming out processes, and to address the negative impacts of gender dysphoria and stigma.

Image of DAP Care Provider
Image of DAP Care Provider

Meet Anthony Velasco

In addition to being a board-certified Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center, Mr. Velasco was also awarded board certification in medical-surgical nursing and AIDS care nursing. His global field experience energizes his support for our DAP clients’ care.

Access to the Care you Deserve

Speak to an enrollment specialist today by calling (760) 323-2118. As a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), we provide expert services and programs to Coachella Valley residents. We will help you explore flexible insurance options, sliding-scale payments, and special care options funded by the Ryan White program.

Sliding-Scale Payments

We use a sliding scale to determine financial assistance based on income and family size per the Federal Poverty Guidelines.

Ryan White Eligibility

The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program grant ensures healthcare and living needs are met. 50% of our AIDS clients receive funding.

Flexible Insurance

The uninsured will not be turned away. We'll help you determine your eligibility for various aide options and process claims.

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