Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention

Contact Information
Office Phone 416-977-9955
Fax 416-977-7664
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Agency Information
Description (Agency) Registered Charity
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Gareth Henry, Executive Director
Funding United Way - United Way Greater Toronto
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) HIV/AIDS education, prevention and support, including information on HIV and STI (sexually transmitted infections) risk, sexual health and healthy relationships * community workshops and forums, outreach, training for professionals and organizations, culturally specific materials * prevention programs for youth, women, and gay, bisexual, queer, questioning, trans and other men who have sex with men (MSM) * community-based * volunteer opportunities

Community Outreach Program -- focus on heterosexual youth and adults * sexual health awareness and education, and harm reduction

Harm Reduction -- inhalation and injection kit exchange, street outreach * drop-in for substance using and under-housed individuals * school and community-based workshops on harm reduction and substance use

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

Settlement Program -- counselling, support, outreach and prevention for Black, African and Caribbean immigrants and refugees, including LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning) individuals * Refugee Settlement Program -- orientation, information and referrals, and assistance accessing services * assistance with immigration system * practical supports such as accompaniment to appointments, form and documentation completion and emergency financial assistance * housing and employment help * assistance in finding a doctor and living with treatment * language and skills development * interpretation and translation * social opportunities

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
Areas Served Durham Region ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Toronto ; York Region
Boundaries Greater Toronto Area
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Youth and adults 16 years and older in the Black, African and Caribbean communities
Application Call, email or walk in * intake appointment and assessment required * visit website for support group schedule
Languages English ; French ; Interpretation available for African and Caribbean languages - call for details
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address & Map
20 Victoria St, 4th Fl
Toronto, ON M5C 2N8
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Intersection Yonge St and King St E
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible - call ahead
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Disabilities ; Employment / Training ; Health Care ; Housing / Shelter ; Income Programs ; Mental Health / Addictions ; Newcomers ; Older Adults
HCSD Sub Heading Addiction Support Groups ; Assistance Programs ; Career Counselling ; Disabilities Employment Program Resources ; Disabilities Employment Programs ; Finding a Doctor ; Help to Find Housing ; Home Support ; Home Support Programs ; 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 ~ Black Community ; Condition Specific Treatment ~ AIDS/HIV ~ Black Community ; Cultural Transition Counselling ; Disease/Disability Information ~ AIDS/HIV ; Drug Use Disorder Education/Prevention ~ Grade School Students ~ Harm Reduction Perspective ; Friendly Outreach Programs ~ AIDS/HIV ~ Black Community ; General Addictions/Substance Use Disorder Support Groups ~ Black Community ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ AIDS/HIV ~ Black Community ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ AIDS/HIV ~ Black Community ; Housing Search Assistance ~ AIDS/HIV ; Housing Search Assistance ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ~ Black Community ; Interpretation/Translation ~ Black Community ; Needle Exchange/Distribution Programs ~ Black Community ; Newcomer Settlement Services ~ Black Community ; Outreach Programs ~ Black Community ~ AIDS/HIV Issues ; Physician Referrals ~ Immigrants/Refugees ~ Black Community ; Professional Skills Development Support ~ Black Community ~ AIDS/HIV Issues ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Black Community ~ AIDS/HIV Issues ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Black Community ~ AIDS/HIV Issues ; Undesignated Temporary Financial Assistance ~ AIDS/HIV ~ Black Community ; Volunteer Opportunities

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