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Organization: AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT)  
Phone Numbers: 416-340-2437
Fax: 416-340-8224
Email: ask@actoronto.org
Website: www.actoronto.org
Address:
543 Yonge St, 4th Fl
Toronto, ON
M4Y 1Y5
Intersection: Yonge St and Wellesley St E
Location: Toronto (Church-Yonge Corridor)
Accessibility: Partially Accessible    Partially Accessible
Accessibility Notes: Specialty elevator lift at the front door
Hours: Mon-Thu 10 am-9 pm * Fri 10 am-5 pm * closed weekends and statutory holidays
Executives: John Maxwell - Executive Director
jmaxwell@actoronto.org
Service Description: Support services including anonymous, confidential counselling for individuals, couples, and partners of individuals with HIV * case management and referral, buddy program, support groups, health and wellness programs * insurance benefits clinic * income tax clinic * weekly hot lunch programs -- registration required * workshops, community forums and social support events * free, anonymous rapid HIV testing held every Wednesday from 4:30 - 8:30 pm
 
Employment ACTion - Offers employment, placement and training services to eligible job seekers including: career planning and assessments, training opportunities in computer skills, English as a Second Language (ESL), resume and cover letter assistance, interview coaching, benefits and return-to-work counselling, job search resources, placement supports, career progression advice
 
HIV Prevention Education and Outreach - HIV and AIDS, STI, and sexual health information, workshops and discussion groups for people, regardless of HIV status * provide sexual health information resources, free condoms and water-based lubricant at places where gay men meet * sexual health information and referrals online through social and sexual networking sites, along with group-based mental health and substance use group-based counselling programs for diverse groups of cisgender and transgender, gay, bisexual and queer men
 
Men's Programs - A range of group programs for gay men that addresses issues related to depression, anxiety, substance use and body image as well as programs for younger gay men that help them build resilience and community
 
Positive Youth Outreach (PYO) - Peer-based support and education for youth 16-29 years living with HIV * topics include healthy relationships, HIV disclosure and finding the right medications and health professionals
 
Women's Programs - Social support programs for all women with HIV

Fees: None
Application: For support services, call to arrange an intake appointment, or drop in to speak with counsellor on call * for other services, drop in, call or visit website
Eligibility / Target Population: 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
Languages: English
Area Served:
Toronto  
See Also: Diseases and Conditions Support Groups
HIV / AIDS
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Two Spirited, Queer (LGBTQ+)
Sexual Health Services

This information was last completely updated on December 14, 2018

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