Helping America's most vulnerable.

Open Arms

Designed to meet the emergency housing needs of as many as 12 individuals diagnosed as HIV-positive, and those living with AIDS, Open Arms also provides life-skills training, employment counseling, substance abuse and health education, as well as permanent housing assessment and referrals. Open Arms is a collaborative effort with other agencies in the AIDS-provider community.

Intake Process

To learn more about Open Arms and to start the intake process, please call 916-451-1691. All program participants will need the following items:

  • A TB test (6 months old or less)
  • Proof of Viral illness
  • A homeless certification

Program staff can help you obtain the necessary items when you call.