TRANSITIONAL HOUSING
 
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POSITIVE STEPS HIV/AIDS SHELTERS

Program Manager: Pete Lewis
 

11501 Dolan Street

Downey, CA 90241

 

562    923 . 7894 for information


Positive Steps is SCADP’s HIV/AIDS service division, offering two shelter programs for persons living with HIV/AIDS. The Positive Steps women’s program was established in1994 and is funded by grants from the federal Center for Substance Abuse Treatment to serve a static capacity of 30 high risk women and their children. Transitional housing for men is funded through L.A. County Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA). The men’s shelter program was established in Santa Fe Springs in 1996, and provides a static capacity of six beds in Santa Fe Springs and six beds in Long Beach. Positive Steps transitional housing programs offer low-cost housing for periods of up to one year, case management and social service linkage, as well as assistance with issues of mental and physical health care, substance addiction, self-sufficiency, and permanent housing.

STATISTICS: POSITIVE STEPS WOMEN’S TRANSITIONAL HOUSING


TOTAL CLIENTS    Women           Girls               Boys          Completions       Homeless

46

38 (83%)

5 (11%)

3 (6%)

10 (22%)

18 (39%)


AGE       # SERVED          %*

0-4

04

9%

5-9

01

2%

10-14

03

6%

15-19

01

2%

20-25

07

15%

26-34

04

9%

35-44

21

46%

45-54

05

11%




  ETHNICITY          # SERVED       %*

African -American

19

41%

American Indian

00

00

Asian

00

00

Caucasian

 13

29%

Latino

14

30%

Other

00

00



* percentages are rounded to the nearest whole