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Contact Information
Office Phone Gay Zone 613-580-2610 * AIDS/Sexual Health Info Line 613-563-2437
Toll Free Phone 1-800-668-2437
Fax 613-580-2545
Address & Map
Centretown Community Health Centre
420 Cooper St
Ottawa, ON K2P 2N6
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Mailing Address 179 Clarence St 
Ottawa, ON K1N 5P7
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Offer a range of social, health and wellness programming, including movie nights for asian gay men, guest speakers, book clubs, a group for youth, prevention activities, yoga and various workshops on health and wellness 
Provides sexual health services, offered by the staff of the Sexual Health Centre of Ottawa Public Health, including; testing for sexually transmitted infections (STI), hepatitis B and hepatitis C * rapid human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing * Hepatitis A & B vaccination * STI treatments * counselling and partner notification * free condoms 
HIV prevention workers from the AIDS Committee of Ottawa will be present to answer any questions on safer sex and to provide information, condoms and lube. * All services are free and confidential.
Hours Thu 5 pm-8 pm * registration for the sexual health services starts at 4:30 pm
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Drop-in
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 2008
Funding City / Town ; Provincial ; This project is a partnership between seven community organizations. All programming is done with in-kind contribution from all participating agencies. Ottawa Public Health provides the coordinator position as well as staffing for the sexual health clinic.
Date Updated 04 Jun 2019
Service Categories AIDS/HIV Prevention Counselling ; Condition Specific Treatment ; Contraception ; Hepatitis Testing ; HIV Testing ; Immunizations ; Sexually Transmitted Disease Screening

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