- HIV TEST
The Los Angeles Centers for Alcohol and Drug Abuse (L.A. CADA) is a licensed and certified substance use and behavioral treatment provider by the State of California’s Department of Health Care Services and the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health – Substance Abuse Prevention and Control.
We treat persons with addiction and behavioral problems by providing client centered, trauma informed, recovery orientated services, offered by a committed, caring and qualified staff of licensed, certified and registered professionals.
L.A. CADA offers critical services across a wide continuum of care and treatment, including outpatient, intensive outpatient and residential programs. This full continuum of addiction care is available for adults, ages 18 and over. We also offer services to adolescents, ages 12 – 17, in an outpatient setting.
L.A. CADA also offers Drug Education / Diversion, Parenting Education, Anger Management, and Domestic Violence counseling services, authorized or approved by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, the Los Angeles County Department of Probation, the Los Angeles County Superior Court, and / or meeting the requirements of the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services. Additionally, L.A. CADA offers HIV / AIDS prevention and intervention services, including HIV testing.
L.A. CADA has funding for some participants eligible under Medi-Cal and Cal-WORKs, and accepts most private insurance. Additionally, all clients are screened for an ability to pay for services. Some services are offered free of charge.
HIV / AIDS PREVENTION, INTERVENTION & TESTING SERVICES
L.A. CADA offers HIV and AIDS prevention, intervention and testing services, free to the community, designed for individuals with high risk behaviors, to improve their health and prevent disease transmission. Additionally, L.A. CADA offers a court approved HIV 101 Education class which includes information, education, and free HIV testing.