For 35 years, Compass has provided medical and non-medical case management services for people impacted by HIV and AIDS. The program assists clients in identifying appropriate service options by providing guidance and instructions with documents to ease the process to obtain medical assistance.
In addition to our Health Services Department, the Compass HIV Prevention Team helps educate the public on how to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS. This team works closely with case management to assist clients in entering care with support and consideration of clients needs. Currently, the case management team serves over 400 individuals annually in Palm Beach County.
Free Event - Evento Gratuito
September 14, 2023
“Puertas Abiertas” es un evento dedicado a la comunidad Hispana del Condado de Palm Beach durante el Mes de la Herencia Hispana (15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre). El evento invita a miembros de la comunidad a visitar y conocer los servicios que ofrecen en el Centro Comunitario Compass. El evento ofrecerá comida, música, presentaciones, oportunidades para conocer otras organizaciones y chequeos de salud.
"Puertas Abiertas” is an event dedicated to the Hispanic Community of Palm Beach County during the Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 through October 15). The event invites members of the community to visit and get to know the services offered by Compass Community Center. The event will offer food, music, presentations, opportunities to network with other organizations and offer health and wellness checks.
Our Services - We Can Help
Compass’ Health Services Department provides medical and non-medical case management as well as mental health and peer support services that promote healthy outcomes for people living with HIV/AIDS.
Talk to your case manager about:
- Food Services
- Transportation Services
- Legal Services
- Linkage to Care
- Prescriptions through ADAP
- Ryan White Health Insurance Premium Assistance
- Mental Health Counseling
- Prescription Co-Pay Assistance
Compass offers FREE, rapid HIV tests to anyone who wants one. Testing is confidential. You may come to the center during the following hours or find us out in the community at both Compass events and events hosted by other organizations. Additional STI testing is available at the CAN Clinic inside Compass.
HIV Testing Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 10am - 7pm
Friday: 11am - 5pm
1st & 3rd Saturday of Each Month: 2pm - 6pm
You may also contact a member of the HIV Prevention Team by calling (561) 533-9699
Compass Community Center has partnered with CAN Community Health to provide STD testing.
The CAN Health Clinic is located inside Compass Community Center at 201 N Dixie HWY, Lake Worth Beach, FL 33460.
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) services are available at Compass through our partnership with CAN Community Health.
For more information about PrEP, please call the HIV Prevention department at
(561) 533-9699 or email at compass@CompassGLCC.com
(561) 533-9699 or email
Frequently Asked Questions
Statement on ADAP
AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) is a state-administrated program authorized under Part B of Ryan White Program that provides HIV/AIDS medication to low-income individuals with HIV/AIDS disease who have limited or no coverage from private insurance, Medicaid, or Medicare.
ADAP provides an HIV/AIDS medication to eligible persons that meet the following criteria:
- Have income at 400% or less of the Federal Poverty Level
- Are uninsured, or insured and do not have adequate prescription coverage
- Have out-of pocket cost associated with their Medicare Part D or have Medicaid Share-of-Cost prescriptions expenses.
- Are not confined to a hospital, nursing home, hospice, or correctional facility
- Are residents of Palm Beach County, Florida
Once you have been determined eligible for ADAP you will need to set an appointment up with your local ADAP office for enrollment.
What is needed for ADAP enrollment?
- The Patient Care Core Eligibility Letter
- CD4 and Viral Load Labs less than 6 months old
- Valid prescription(s) for medication on the ADAP Formulary
- Insurance Documentation, if applicable.
The CAN Health Clinic
CAN Community Health (CAN), the second largest HIV care organization in the United States, has partnered with Palm Beach County institution Compass Community Center to bring a new, integrated health clinic to Lake Worth Beach.
Now those who come to Compass to learn about PrEP, or folks newly diagnosed with HIV, can just walk across the building for the next step in their treatment. Testing for other STIs like gonorrhea and chlamydia is also available at the new clinic.
CAN has served the HIV community in Florida since 1991, now with 36 locations nationwide. Together with our partners we raise awareness, overcome barriers to care, and fight to end HIV stigma. For more information about CAN Community Health and its services, please call (844) 370-6204 or visit www.cancommunityhealth.org.
201 N Dixie Hwy
Lake Worth Beach, fl 33460
Accepting Medicare, Medicaid, Commercial and Private Insurances
Spanish & Creole speaking Staff