Join Being Alive

When you become a member of Being Alive, our programs and services are at your disposal. We are dedicated to giving quality support and resources to the HIV+ community in order to maintain your quality of life, even after diagnosis. We understand what you are going though because we too are living with HIV/AIDS.

Being Alive has established a number of programs to build a healthier and more powerful community of HIV+ people. Free or very low cost to our members, we have devised a number of programs which focus on coping with the diagnosis,  group support, mental health, social events, HIV education, and wellness activities, such as, yoga, acupuncture, ceramics, etc. We are also available to walk you through health care, advocacy, new treatments, and any other issue which may be weighing you.

Our Dignity Plus mental health program incorporates LGBT-affirmative specialization therapy. We also understand the HIV+ community has different needs when it comes to mental health. Blazing a new path, our extensively trained staff looks for symptoms such as medicine fatigue, which is often confused with depression as an example. Correctly diagnosing symptoms allows your treatment to be more effective, thus helping you live a happier life.

Please join us because we need you as much as you need us. All that is required for your free membership is valid identification, a medical document with your HIV+ diagnosis, and proof of a Los Angeles county address. That's it.

Become A Member

There are two ways to become a member. Submit a new member form via email (or snail mail, if desired) or come in at your convenience to start your membership in person. No appointment needed.

New Member Email Instructions

Step 1:

Please right click to download form:

New Member Intake Form

Formulario de admision de nuevos miembros

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Fill out form and save to your computer.

Step 2:

Email completed form to
Print out completed form and mail it to Being Alive. You are also welcome to bring the completed form in person.