Description
Description (Service) Practical support, counselling services and programming for people living with and affected by issues related to HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C

Education about safer sex and ways to prevent getting or giving HIV * stigma and discrimination with respect to living with HIV as well as homosexuality * testing for HIV and Hepatitis C * issues related to telling (disclosing) HIV status

Counterpoint Needle Syringe Program and Mobile Delivery Service - Provides new injection and safer inhalation equipment, disposal of used equipment, Naloxone training to prevent overdoses, education and information on safe injection or inhalation practices and referrals to community support services * case management services offer support for individuals contemplating changing, reducing or stopping substance use * safer sex supplies and education also available * dispenses free naloxone take-home kits - lifesaving medication that can restore breathing of a person who has overdosed on heroin or prescription opioid medication 

HIV Support Services - Ongoing counselling and support to people living with, affected by, and at-risk for HIV/AIDS

John Gordon Home - Palliative, respite and transitional health care services for those with HIV/AIDS/HCV in a home-like environment * services include case planning, social and recreational support, nutritional services, house keeping, and community coordination

Open Closet - Drop-in social support group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, two-spirit, queer and questioning (LGBTQ2+) youth between the ages of 14 and 18
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 9am-5pm * evenings by appointment
Areas Served Elgin County ; Huron County ; Lambton County ; Middlesex County ; Oxford County ; Perth County
Boundaries Huron, Elgin, Lambton, London and Middlesex, Oxford and Perth
Eligibility People living with or affected by HIV and/or AIDS * gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, 2 spirit youth * general public
Application Call or drop-in for information or an interview
Languages English ; French ; Spanish
Fees Free
Address and Location
Site Location London (Central)
Located In Community London
Address & Map
186 King St, Suite 30
London, ON N6A 1C7
Intersection King St between Richmond St and Clarence St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-434-1601
Toll Free Phone 1-866-920-1601
Fax 519-434-1843
E-Mail info@hivaidsconnection.ca
Website www.hivaidsconnection.ca
Primary Contact Emily Marcoccia, Director of Community Relations; Phone: 519-434-1601 ext 229; Email: emarcoccia@hivaidsconnection.ca
Primary Executive Brian Lester, Executive Director; Phone: 519-434-1601 ext 243; Email: blester@hivaidsconnection.ca

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