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AIDS Committee of Toronto

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Contact Information
Public Comments COVID-19 - ACT office and all in-person programs closed * staff providing telephone and email support and information * online programs may be available -- visit ACT website for information
Office Phone 416-340-2437
Fax 416-340-8224
E-Mail ask@actoronto.org
Website www.actoronto.org
Primary Executive John Maxwell, Executive Director; Phone: 416-340-2437 ext 245; Email: jmaxwell@actoronto.org
Address & Map
543 Yonge St, 4th Fl
Toronto, ON M4Y 1Y5
 
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Physical Access Easy access to elevator ; Lowered numbers with braille ; Wheelchair accessible main entrance, assistance needed with lobby (lift access - use buzzer) ; Wheelchair accessible washroom and offices ; Single use, gender-free washroom
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 - ACT office and all in-person programs closed * staff providing telephone and email support and information * online programs may be available -- visit ACT website for information

Support services including anonymous, confidential counselling for individuals, couples, and partners of individuals with HIV * referrals, buddy program, support groups, health and wellness programs * income tax clinic * weekly hot lunch programs -- registration required * workshops, community forums and social support events

HIV Prevention Education and Outreach -- information on HIV/STIs (sexually transmitted infections), safer sex and safer drug use * outreach to at-risk youth and gay and bisexual men * free condoms and lubricant * discussion groups, workshops * service provider training

Employment ACTion, www.employmentaction.org -- for persons with HIV considering entering or re-entering the work force * career assessments * skills development * self-employment development * job placement * information sessions

Positive Youth Outreach -- peer-based support and education for youth 16-29 years living with HIV * social support * volunteer opportunities * outreach to at-risk youth

Gay Men's Programs:
Community Counselling Program -- counsellors available on site at ACT, bath houses, Maple Leaf Medical Clinic and Church Wellesley Health Centre * confidential mental health counselling for gay and bisexual men, and men who have sex with men (MSM) * Gay Men's HIV Prevention Education and Outreach * Gay Men's Online Outreach

Women's Programs:
WomenZone -- social spaces and learning support for women with HIV * Women's Coffee Night -- informal social support for women with HIV

Some programs and services in collaboration with other community agencies
Hours COVID-19 - ACT office and all in-person programs closed * staff providing telephone and email support and information * online programs may be available -- visit ACT website for information

Mon-Thu 10 am-9 pm, Fri 10 am-5 pm * closed weekends and statutory holidays
Areas Served Toronto
Boundaries City of Toronto
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Counselling support and employment services -- individuals 16 years and older, who are living with HIV/AIDS * education and outreach programs -- focus on gay men, women and youth at risk for HIV * programs may vary
Application For counselling and social support services, call or email to arrange an intake appointment, or drop in to speak with counsellor on call * for other services, drop in, call or visit website
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/ACToronto
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/ACToronto
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal - Community Service Partnerships (CSP)
Date Updated 05 Jun 2019
Subjects
Service Categories AIDS/HIV Prevention Counselling ~ At Risk Youth ; AIDS/HIV Prevention Counselling ~ Gay Men ; AIDS/HIV Prevention Counselling ~ Men ~ Bisexuals ; AIDS/HIV/STD Prevention Supplies ; Buddy Programs ~ AIDS/HIV ; Community Meals ; Comprehensive Job Assistance Centres ~ AIDS/HIV ; Disease/Disability Information ~ AIDS/HIV ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ AIDS/HIV ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ AIDS/HIV ; Outreach Programs ~ At Risk Youth ~ AIDS/HIV Issues ; Outreach Programs ~ Men ~ LGBTQ Individuals ~ AIDS/HIV Issues ; Professional Skills Development Support ~ AIDS/HIV Issues ; Social Clubs/Events ~ AIDS/HIV ~ Women ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ AIDS/HIV ; Tax Preparation Assistance ~ AIDS/HIV ; Volunteer Opportunities ; Wellness Programs ~ AIDS/HIV

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