Local and Regional HIV/AIDS Organizations and Resources

AIDS Committee of Ottawa
Provides support, prevention, education and outreach services to people affected by, impacted by and at risk of HIV/AIDS in Ottawa.

Snowy Owl AIDS Foundation
Established to build and maintain a financial resource available to organizations dedicated to HIV/AIDS education, prevention, direct or support services, primary care and/or the expansion, enhancement of existing HIV/AIDS services.

City of Ottawa Public Health Sexual Health Centres
Provides information on sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections. Offers confidential and/or anonymous HIV testing and testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections.

The Coalition of Community Health and Resource Centres of Ottawa (CHRC)
A network of multi-service, community-based health and resource centres. Find a Community Health Centre near you.

HIV/AIDS Clinic Ottawa General Hospital
The HIV/AIDS immunodeficiency clinic is an outpatient clinic that has a multidisciplinary team to provide specialized care to persons with HIV/AIDS. The clinic is a regional centre specializing in care and research on HIV infection. It is also a distribution point for antiretroviral medication.

Local Supportive Housing Organizations and Housing Alliances

Housing Plus
A coalition of non-profit housing agencies called the Ottawa Supportive Housing Network.

Alliance to End Homelessness Ottawa
An association of member agencies to generate ideas and solutions to combat homelessness in Ottawa.

The Social Housing Registry of Ottawa
The Registry is a non-profit organization that maintains the central waiting list for people applying for rent-geared-to-income (RGI) housing.

 

Provincial HIV/AIDS and other affiliated resources

AIDS Bureau (Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Government of Ontario)
Provincial government website offering government publications, information, resources and contacts.

HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO)
HALCO is a charitable not-for-profit community-based legal clinic that provides free legal services to people living with HIV/AIDS in Ontario.

Ontario AIDS Network
A province-wide coalition of diverse community-based organizations. Member groups offer a variety of services and support, such as information on and referrals to anonymous testing, across Ontario.

The Ontario HIV Treatment Network (OHTN)
A collaborative network of people living with HIV/AIDS, health care providers, consumers, researchers, community-based organizations and government, with a mandate to provide leadership and to advance policy relating to the optimal treatment and care of people living with HIV in Ontario.

Canadian HIV/AIDS, Housing, Health and related resources

Canadian AIDS Society
A national coalition of community-based AIDS organizations across Canada dedicated to strengthening the response to HIV/AIDS across all sectors of society, and to enriching the lives of people and communities living with HIV/AIDS.

The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN)
CAAN is a not-for-profit coalition of individuals and organizations which provides leadership, support and advocacy for Aboriginal people living with and affected by HIV and AIDS, regardless of where they reside.

Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange (CATIE)
Canada’s leading source for information on HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C prevention, treatment and support to improve the health and quality of life of all Canadians living with and affected by HIV/AIDS & Hepatitis C.

Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network
The Legal Network promotes the human rights of people living with and vulnerable to HIV/AIDS, in Canada and internationally, through research and analysis, advocacy and litigation, public education and community mobilization.

Canadian HIV Trials Network
A federally funded, non-profit, national organization created to facilitate HIV/AIDS clinical trial activity in Canada for the treatment, prevention and cure of HIV.

Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) HIV Portal
This portal provides information on HIV/AIDS prevention, care and support to the public health community, AIDS service organizations, schools and a broad range of other groups and individuals.

Canadian Treatment Action Council (CTAC)
Promoting informed public policy and public education, and promotes awareness on issues that impact on access to treatment and health care for people living with HIV/AIDS.

Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation (CWGHR)
CWGHR promotes the advancement of rehabilitation services for HIV-related disabilities. This is accomplished through research, education, information sharing and project support involving multi-sector partnerships.

HealthyHousing.ca: Where Research and Community Meet
This National HIV/Housing Portal is a space for people living with HIV/AIDS (PHAs), service providers, community and researchers to learn more about issues related to HIV/AIDS and housing.