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Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention

Site: Toronto Office

Contact Information
Office Phone 416-977-9955
Fax 416-977-7664
E-Mail info@black-cap.com
Website www.blackcap.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/blackcapto
Instagram Instagram: instagram.com/blackcapto
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/BlackCAPTO
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UC_ox8nMfo-qdiHcASwyflfg
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding United Way - United Way Greater Toronto
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID19 Contact for details on in-person service changes and enhanced safety measures; call 416-831-9729 or email e.akan-essien@black-cap.com for support and information

HIV/AIDS education, prevention and support, including information on HIV and STI (sexually transmitted infections) risk, sexual health and healthy relationships, and harm reduction
  • community-based prevention programs for youth, women, and gay, bisexual, queer, questioning, trans and other men who have sex with men (MSM)
  • community workshops, forums, outreach, training for professionals and organizations, and culturally specific materials
  • volunteer opportunities

Support Programs
Counselling and support for Black people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS, including referrals and follow-up, as well as child care and emergency financial assistance for eligible clients
  • practical assistance
  • home and hospital visits
  • treatment, support groups
  • housing and employment support
  • youth program

Settlement Program
Counselling and support, needs assessment, outreach and prevention for Black, African and Caribbean immigrants and refugees, including LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning) individuals
  • orientation
  • information and referrals to community services
  • assistance in accessing services
  • assistance in finding a doctor and living with treatment
  • assistance with immigration system
  • form and documentation completion
  • housing and employment help
  • interpretation and translation
  • social opportunities and networking

Member agency of Toronto Drop-in Network (TDIN)
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm, after hours by appointment; harm reduction drop-in, 1st and 3rd Wed of each month, 6 pm-8 pm - contact for details
Areas Served Durham Region ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Toronto ; York Region
Boundaries Greater Toronto Area
Eligibility Youth and adults 16 years and older in the Black, African and Caribbean communities, including immigrants and refugees

Residency Requirements: Greater Toronto Area
Application Intake appointment and assessment required, contact for details, or visit website for information and support group schedule
Languages Interpretation available for African and Caribbean languages, call for details
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
20 Victoria St
4th Floor
Toronto, ON
Canada M5C 2N8
 
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Intersection Yonge St and King St E
Mailing Address 20 Victoria St 
4th Floor 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M5C 2N8
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible - call ahead
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Community Programs ; Disabilities ; Employment / Training ; Health Care ; Housing / Shelter ; Income Programs ; Newcomers ; Older Adults
HCSD Sub Heading Assistance Programs ; Career Counselling ; Disabilities Employment Program Resources ; Disabilities Employment Programs ; Drop-In Centres ; Help to Find Housing ; Home Support ; Home Support Programs ; Immigration / Sponsorship ; Interpretation / Translation ; Newcomer Employment Programs ; Newcomer Employment Resources ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Programs for Home Support ; Refugees
Service Categories AIDS/HIV Prevention Counselling ~ Black Community ; AIDS/HIV/STD Prevention Supplies ~ Black Community ; Career Counselling ~ AIDS/HIV ; Career Counselling ~ Black Community ; Cultural Transition Counselling ~ Black Community ; Disease Prevention Programs ~ AIDS/HIV ; Disease/Disability Information ~ AIDS/HIV ; Drop In Centres for People at Risk ~ Black Community ; Drug Use Disorder Education/Prevention ~ Grade School Students ; Friendly Outreach Programs ~ AIDS/HIV ; Friendly Outreach Programs ~ Black Community ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ AIDS/HIV ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ AIDS/HIV ; Housing Search Assistance ~ AIDS/HIV ; Housing Search Assistance ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Immigrant Benefits Assistance ~ Black Community ; Immigrant/Newcomer Accompaniment Programs ~ Black Community ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ~ Black Community ; Interpretation/Translation ~ Black Community ; Needle Exchange/Distribution Programs ~ Black Community ; Newcomer Settlement Services ~ Black Community ; Professional Skills Development Support ~ AIDS/HIV Issues ; Professional Skills Development Support ~ Black Community ; Refugee Claims Legal Assistance ~ Black Community ; Safer Sex Education ~ Black Community ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ AIDS/HIV Issues ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Street Outreach Programs ~ Black Community ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ AIDS/HIV Issues ; Substance Use Disorder Drop In Programs ~ Black Community ; Undesignated Temporary Financial Assistance ~ AIDS/HIV ; Undesignated Temporary Financial Assistance ~ Black Community ; Volunteer Opportunities

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