Women’s Health in Women’s Hands
2 - Spirited People & HIV / Aids Strategy
2-Spirited People of the First Nations (TPFN) is a non-profit social service organization whose clientele consists of Aboriginal lesbians and gays in Toronto. Our organization's programs and services include HIV/AIDS education and prevention & support and counseling for two-spirited people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.
43 Elm Street, 2-nd Floor, Toronto, ON. M5G 1H1
P: (416) 944-9300 Fax: (416) 944-8381
AIDS and Sexual Health Information Line
Counselling education and referrals covering topics of AIDS, STDs, birth control, and general sexuality issues. Professional staff. Offering multi languages.
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-11:30pm, Sat/Sun 11am-4pm
Phone: 1-800-668-2437 or 416 392-2437
AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT)
Canada's oldest and largest AIDS service organization. Services include counselling, support groups, community education and help for those affected by HIV/AIDS.
399 Church Street, Toronto, ON M5B 2J6
Hours: Mon-Thu 10am-9pm, Fri 10am-5pm
Phone: 416 340-8844
Fax: 416 340-8224
TTY/TDD 416 340-2437
The AidsCARE program has been expanded to include clients with HIV, AIDS, cancer, ALS, and other life threatening illnesses. Reflecting the expansion of AidsCARE has been renamed CommunityCARE. This service continues to be dedicated to enriching the quality of life of people infected and affected by HIV and AIDS by providing practical, emotional, and spiritual care.
c/o 115 Simpson Avenue, Toronto, ON M4K 1A1?
Phone: 416 406-6228?
Fax: 416 466-5207
al-anon LGBT Group - Courage and Hope
Lgbt focused al-anon family group "Courage and Hope" meets every Thursday night from 6-7pm at 2 Carlton St, Suite 500, Toronto. If you have been affected by or live(d) with someone who is addicted to alcohol or other substances, come and share our strength and hope to make ourselves healthy again.
Assaulted Women’s Helpline
The Assaulted Women's Helpline is a 24 hour provincial crisis line that provides crisis counselling, emotional support and safety planning to women who have been assaulted or abused. They also provide information and referrals for shelters, legal services, counsellors/therapists, culturally appropriate services, advocacy etc. Translation service is available in up to 154 languages including 4 First Nations languages.
Crisis Lines (available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week):
..........Toll Free (Ontario) 1-866-863-0511
..........GTA (416) 863-0511
..........Toll Free TTY (Ontario) 1-866-863-7868
Administration (Mon. to Fri. 10 am to 5 pm): (416) 364-4144
Info updated: November 17, 2002