Bruce House brings hope, housing and support to individuals and families impacted by HIV in Ottawa and area.

Since opening its doors in 1988, through the generous support of local individuals and organizations, Bruce House has been delivering a ‘housing-first’ approach for people in our community living with, and impacted by, HIV.

We are committed to ensuring our clients have access to stable housing, supported independence, and opportunities for healthy living.


Latest News Items

Statement on Forced HIV Testing – Bill 68

Bruce House is one of 30 HIV/AIDS organizations in Ontario that are urging the Legislative Assembly’s Standing Committee on Justice Policy to remove Schedule 7 from Bill 68, Comprehensive Ontario…

The Changing Needs of Clients – Yes, We Make Housecalls

Ayan, Lana, and Sam show samples for the upcoming art project. The changing needs of clients mean more work outside the office for Bruce House staff. We often speak of…

ACB Health Zone

February 7 was African, Caribbean and Black (ACB) Canadian HIV/AIDS Awareness Day,  appropriately  held during Black History Month. Ottawa is home to a pilot project—The ACB Health Zone—which is specifically…

A Taste for Life 2019 – May 1

A Taste for Life is on April May 1 this year! The annual fundraiser that leaves your tummy full of food and your heart full of warm fuzzies is a…

Thank You, Realtors!

The wonderful people from the Ontario REALTORS Care® Foundation once again showed their support for people impacted by HIV in Ottawa.  Thanks to the unflagging support of Anneke Cundasawmy (Sales…

HIV, Housing, and Health News – Feb 22 2019

Black History Month & National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Out looks at the intersection of Black history and queer history (Out) “We, too, have been here, have been Black and…

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