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AIDS Committee of Ottawa

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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-238-5014 ; Living Room 613-563-0851
Toll Free Phone Living Room, Ontario and Quebec only 1-800-461-2182
Fax 613-238-3425
Primary Contact Khaled Salam, Executive Director; Phone: 613-238-5014 ext 234; Email:
Alternate Contact Cory Wong, Manager of Support Services; Phone: 613-238-5014 ext 227; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Peter Szanto, Coordinator of Volunteer Resources; Phone: 613-238-5014 ext 228; Email:
Address & Map
19 Main St
Ottawa, ON K1S 1A9
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) individual and group support * community education * risk reduction education * treatment information * liaison with organizations and health care professionals 
The Living Room drop-in centre: complementary therapies * hot meals * laundry facilities * clothing * supplementary grocery program  
Prison outreach and community prevention outreach services: operates needle exchange and crack pipe distribution program in partnership with Ottawa Public Health 
Support Groups: ongoing facilitated discussions about HIV/AIDS 
Health Promotion: risk reduction education * treatment information * information on HIV/AIDS related issues * professional and community referrals 
Speakers Bureau: trained volunteers offer presentations to schools, community organizations, and businesses on various HIV/AIDS issues 
Community Education: staff and volunteers liaise with other community organizations and health care professionals
Hours AIDS Committee Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Living Room Mon-Fri 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for information or drop-in
Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Chinese (Mandarin)
Fees None
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Other Details
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Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1985
Funding City / Town ; Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care ; Federal - Health Canada ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 108070749 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Brochures
Date Updated 22 May 2019
Service Categories AIDS/HIV Prevention Counselling ; Discrimination Assistance ~ AIDS/HIV ; Disease/Disability Information ~ AIDS/HIV ; Drop In Centres for People at Risk ~ AIDS/HIV ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ AIDS/HIV ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ AIDS/HIV ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Families/Friends of People with AIDS/HIV ; Needle Exchange/Distribution Programs ; Outreach Programs ~ AIDS/HIV Issues ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ AIDS/HIV Issues ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ AIDS/HIV Issues

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