Lupus LA provides a number of patient services
to the lupus community in the greater Los
Angeles area, including:

  • Support groups for adults
    and pediatrics
  • Doctor referrals
  • Emergency grants
  • Patient education and resources
  • Newly-diagnosed patient guide


Lupus LA keeps people up-to-date on lupus by having three annual “Latest on Lupus” patient conferences. We have one patient conference in Los Angeles, one in Orange County, and one in Loma Linda each year.

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Lupus LA’s support groups are here to help you learn more about lupus and how to cope with managing the illness. Being truly supported is a powerful feeling that many people with lupus long to have and joining a support group can help you enormously in managing this unpredictable chronic illness. The programs are free and open to the public.

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Referral Program

Navigating healthcare and social service bureaucracies is no easy task.
We are here to assist you. Lupus LA works with you to:

  • Find the right doctor (and specialists)
  • Get the most from your medical team
  • Prepare for doctor visits
  • Understand rights and responsibilities as patients
  • And More...

If you or someone you care about has lupus, let us help you.
Contact us at info@lupusla.org or (310) 657-5667.


Lupus LA offers financial help to people diagnosed with lupus undergoing particularly trying times. The Lupus LA Emergency Grant Program is contingent upon availability of funds. Funding of a grant for one year does not guarantee funding for subsequent years.

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This summer we are pleased to provide children with lupus (ages 7 - 16) the opportunity to participate in a unique and FREE summer camp experience at The Painted Turtle in Lake Hughes, just outside of Los Angeles.

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