This page is intended for Long-Term Survivors (LTS) and persons aging with HIV/AIDS. One way we build Let’s Kick ASS (AIDS Survivor Syndrome) – Portland is through our partnerships with other organizations. We strive to help people get informed by providing the resources that are available and important to our LKA community members.

 

Click on the links below for more information.

LKA Chapters

Let’s Kick ASS Chapters You will find other Let’s Kick ASS Chapter in California, Oregon, Texas and Washington DC. Let’s Kick ASS – Portland is currently serving the Pacific Northwest (Oregon, Washington and Idaho).

 

Transportation

TriMet “Honored Citizen”  is how TriMet  identifies seniors age 65 or older, people on Medicare and people with mental or physical disabilities. Honored Citizen riders receive reduced fares and priority seating on buses and trains. Attendants get to ride free (if qualified). Click on TriMet “Honored Citizen” to learn more. Download and complete the Honored Citizen Application Form (PDF)

 

Mental Health

Multnomah County Mental Health Crisis Line: 503-988-4888 24-hr Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

Quest Center for Integrative Health Offers internal referrals and the collaboration and dialogue of specialists in different medical disciplines within Quest Center and throughout the medical community, their aim is to treat the whole person in body, mind, and spirit.

 

Social Services

Cascade AIDS Project Has a wide range of access services including Health Management, Housing, Employment Assistance, Youth & Family and Testing

OHSU Partnership Project Offers Medical Case Management, Navigation for Immigrants and Refugees living with HIV/AIDS (Minority AIDS Initiative) and Prevention Counseling Services.

If you need the Kaiser or the County clinic, Leslie can put you in touch with the right people, and if you are going to get your medical care at any of the other clinics (Fanno Creek, Legacy, Oregon Clinic, OHSU, Providence, VA, etc.) a visit with Leslie is the gateway to getting case management and, if you  need it, nurse case management and Trimet Tickets.

Let’s Kick ASS members can contact Leslie Williams, LPC Access Medical Case Manager. You may contact Leslie directly at 502-230-1202×233 or email williles@ohsu.edu Tell her that Let’s Kick ASS – Portland referred you.
Q Center Provides a safe space to support and celebrate LGBTQ diversity, equity, visibility and community building. Q Center is a 501c3 non-profit organization which offers multi-generational programs and services in four core areas: Arts & Culture; Education & Training; Health & Wellness and Advocacy.

SAGE Metro Portland Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Elders

 

STD and HIV Testing

Multnomah County Health Department 426 SW Stark St, 8th Floor   Portland, OR 97204   503.988.3674

Pivot is a community space dedicated to the health and wellness of all gay/bisexual men and trans* people with a focus on sexual health and HIV.