My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Desert Aids Project, Palm Springs, CA, USA
This is my second time living in PS. I had bad experiences the first time with DAP, primarily in the area of patient/client confidentiality breaches by a doctor there. Now again i am their client and if anything they've gotten worse. I had to wait 2 weeks for a case Mgr to be assigned to me and when i asked about help with a utility bill this person opened the phone book, copied down the utility company's 800 number and told me to have a good day. The last time i was in there i was told they had lost Ryan White funding. I find it very telling, here, that the only good reviews are from people volunteering or in someway working for the organization. No regular client will complain as to do so results in severe retaliatory treatment. But what are we to do when those who purport to have our best interests in heart simply do not care? They are, unfortunately, the only game in town. I would move elsewhere were it not for my friends here. And i would advise anyone with HIV wanting to move here to consider the lack of tangible services and compassion at this organization before doing so.
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