The AIDS Network

140 King Street East, Suite 101, Hamilton

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The AIDS Network provides support services to people in Hamilton, Halton, Haldimand, Norfolk and Brant living with and affected with HIV and AIDS and populations vulnerable to HIV infection. We offer:

Individualized One on One Supports

Trained counselors provide Client Centered supportive counselling to:

  • People living with HIV/AIDS
  • People affected by HIV/AIDS
  • People who are at-risk for HIV infection

Appointments are available in person, at various locations, or via the phone

Practical Support for Individuals living with HIV

  • Individual, home-cooked meals
  • An emergency food bank
  • A vitamin and meal replacement program
  • A food box program in partnership with the Good Shepherd
  • Transportation support to medical appointments
  • Access to YMCA memberships
  • Support groups
  • Prison outreach support
  • Referrals (ie to housing agencies or employment training)
  • Complimentary therapies (including reiki and chiropractor)
  • A community garden during the summer season

Group Social Support Activities

The AIDS Network hosts numerous social support activities throughout the year. These include:

  • Women’s peer support group
  • Hepatiis C lunch & support group
  • Young people’s support group (26 and under)
  • Support group for men who identify as gay or bi
  • HIV group open to everyone living with HIV in the Hamilton, Halton and Haldimand Norfolk and Brant regions
  • Summer picnic and Holiday Party for individuals living with HIV and their families
  • Access to TAN Lounge Area (with phone, Internet, a full kitchen, TVs/DVDs)

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