What's On


Living with HIV/AIDS?
Check out The HIV/AIDS Community Calendar -
monthly cross-agency calendar of programs and events
for people living with HIV/AIDS (PHAs) in Toronto

Submit an event to What's On:

TMG: Trans Men's Group - registration now open for this 6-week sexual health group.


JumpStart! A New Beginning to Positive Living
A workshop series for gay and bisexual men recently diagnosed with HIV.


SPUNK!: A group for gay/bi/queer guys concerned about substance use.
Register by April 27th. Sessions start May 6 for six week (Tuesdays, 6pm - 8pm.)


ACT Closed Friday, April 18 & Monday, April 21
Easter Holidays


Women's Coffee Night
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm


Condom Stuffing Party:
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 5 to 8 p.m.


WomenZone: Cooking Session
Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 12pm to 4pm


Had a negative drug reaction? Tell us so we can inform others!
Complete an anonymous survey online!


Support groups for people living with HIV


Ponto de Encontro
Maio 5, 2014, 5:30 as 8 da noite


Totally outRIGHT - Leadership workshops for young gay/bi/queer guys:
Register by May 7, 2014!


WomenZone: Interactive Sessions
Thursday, May 8, 2014 from 12 to 3pm


Women's Coffee Night
Thursday, May 13, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm


Condom Stuffing Party:
Wednesday, May 14 and 28 from 5 to 8 p.m.


ACT Research Day 2014: Linking Research and Action - We Are On It!
Thursday, May 22, 2014 from 10am to 4:30pm


WomenZone: Cooking Session
Thursday, May 22, 2014 from 12pm to 4pm


Women's Coffee Night
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm


Ponto de Encontro
Junho 2 & 16, 2014, 5:30 as 8 da noite


WomenZone: Learning Sessions
Thursday, June 5, 2014 from 12 to 3pm


Women's Coffee Night
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm


Condom Stuffing Party:
Wednesday, June 11 and 25 from 5 to 8 p.m.


Volunteer Information Session
Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.


WomenZone: Interactive Sessions
Thursday, June 12, 2014 from 12 to 3pm


Women's Coffee Night
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm


WomenZone: Cooking Session
Thursday, June 26, 2014 from 12pm to 4pm


Ponto de Encontro
Julho 14 & 28, 2014, 5:30 as 8 da noite


GPS: A confidential group for HIV-positive gay men


Volunteer Information Session
Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.


Volunteer Information Session
Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.



TMG: Trans Men's Group - registration now open for this 6-week sexual health group.



For more information please contact Caleb Nault, TMG Coordinator, at 416-340-8484 ext. 206 or cnault@actoronto.org.






JumpStart! A New Beginning to Positive Living
A workshop series for gay and bisexual men recently diagnosed with HIV.



Registration is now open for the next series of JumpStart! A New Beginning to Positive Living.

This is a 4-week psychoeducational workshop series open to gay and bisexual men recently diagnosed with HIV. Sessions are 2.5 hours, and include both guest speakers and facilitated group discussion. Topics include: HIV treatment, mental health, doctor/patient relationships, resiliency, sexual health, and disclosure.

See the attached flyer for more details. The series will run on Thursday evenings, 6:00pm-8:30pm from April 17 to May 8, 2014.

To register or for more information please contact Andrew Eaton, ACT's Group Programming Coordinator, at 416-340-8484 ext. 283 or by email at aeaton@actoronto.org.






SPUNK!: A group for gay/bi/queer guys concerned about substance use.
Register by April 27th. Sessions start May 6 for six week (Tuesdays, 6pm - 8pm.)



To find out more about SPUNK! or to register for the Spring 2014 sessions call 416-340-8484 ext. 235 or email spunk@actoronto.org





ACT Closed Friday, April 18 & Monday, April 21
Easter Holidays

ACT's office will be closed on Friday, April 18 (Good Friday) and Monday, April 21 (Easter Monday). Our offices will resume regular hours on Tuesday, April 22 when we re-open at 10am.


Women's Coffee Night
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm



To register, please email Josephine at jokwera@actoronto.org or call 416-340-8484 ext. 239.





Condom Stuffing Party:
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 5 to 8 p.m.



We're looking for enthusiastic and nimble fingered volunteers to help us stuff our condom/lube packs. No RSVP or registration required - - just show up!

399 Church Street
Room 220 (2nd Floor)
Refreshments and pizza provided.

Please contact our Gay Men's Outreach Coordinator for more information at 416-340-8484 ext. 254 or sgunaratnam@actoronto.org

Upcoming condom stuffing dates: check out: http://www.actoronto.org/condomstuffing


WomenZone: Cooking Session
Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 12pm to 4pm



To RSVP, please contact Josephine at 416-340-8484 ext. 239 or at jokwera@actoronto.org.





Had a negative drug reaction? Tell us so we can inform others!
Complete an anonymous survey online!



Bad trip? Something make you sick? Bad reaction? Unwanted side effects?

Complete an anonymous 10-minute survey online at http://www.reportbaddrugsto.ca.

Questions? Please contact the Toronto Drug Strategy Secretariat by calling 416-338-0625.

Need more info? A summary report is available on the Canadian Harm Reduction Network website: canadianharmreduction.com.






Support groups for people living with HIV



We are currently registering participants for both time-limited (10 weeks) and on-going groups.

Living with HIV Group (for Gay Men) - 10 weeks
Living with HIV Group - 10 weeks
Newly Diagnosed Group - 10 weeks
Planning for the Long Term - 10 weeks

For more information please contact our Group Programs Coordinator at 416-340-8484 ext. 283 or at aeaton@actoronto.org.





Ponto de Encontro
Maio 5, 2014, 5:30 as 8 da noite



For more information please contact 416-340-8484 ext. 242 or email portugues@actoronto.org.





Totally outRIGHT - Leadership workshops for young gay/bi/queer guys:
Register by May 7, 2014!



This program is open to gay, bi and queer guys who want to be community leaders including guys from ethnic communities, trans guys and guys living with HIV.

The upcoming second series will be held on Saturdays beginning May 24! Register by May 7!

Find out more about Totally outRIGHT at actoronto.org/to.





WomenZone: Interactive Sessions
Thursday, May 8, 2014 from 12 to 3pm



To RSVP, or for more information, please contact Josephine, Women's Support Coordinator, at 416-340-8484 ext. 239 or jokwera@actoronto.org.





Women's Coffee Night
Thursday, May 13, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm



To register, please email Josephine at jokwera@actoronto.org or call 416-340-8484 ext. 239.





Condom Stuffing Party:
Wednesday, May 14 and 28 from 5 to 8 p.m.



We're looking for enthusiastic and nimble fingered volunteers to help us stuff our condom/lube packs. No RSVP or registration required - - just show up!

399 Church Street
Room 220 (2nd Floor)
Refreshments and pizza provided.

Please contact our Gay Men's Outreach Coordinator for more information at 416-340-8484 ext. 254 or sgunaratnam@actoronto.org

Upcoming condom stuffing dates: check out: http://www.actoronto.org/condomstuffing


ACT Research Day 2014: Linking Research and Action - We Are On It!
Thursday, May 22, 2014 from 10am to 4:30pm

ACT Research Day 2014 a free event for service providers, researchers, community members, policy makers and any one interested to learn more about HIV research.

More details and registration coming soon!

For more information visit: actoronto.org/researchday





WomenZone: Cooking Session
Thursday, May 22, 2014 from 12pm to 4pm



To RSVP, please contact Josephine at 416-340-8484 ext. 239 or at jokwera@actoronto.org.




Women's Coffee Night
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm



To register, please email Josephine at jokwera@actoronto.org or call 416-340-8484 ext 239.






Ponto de Encontro
Junho 2 & 16, 2014, 5:30 as 8 da noite



For more information please contact 416-340-8484 ext. 242 or email portugues@actoronto.org.





WomenZone: Learning Sessions
Thursday, June 5, 2014 from 12 to 3pm



To RSVP, or for more information, please contact Josephine, Women's Support Coordinator, at 416-340-8484 ext. 239 or jokwera@actoronto.org.





Women's Coffee Night
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm


To register, please email Josephine at jokwera@actoronto.org or call 416-340-8484 ext 239.





Condom Stuffing Party:
Wednesday, June 11 and 25 from 5 to 8 p.m.



We're looking for enthusiastic and nimble fingered volunteers to help us stuff our condom/lube packs. No RSVP or registration required - - just show up!

399 Church Street
Room 220 (2nd Floor)
Refreshments and pizza provided.

Please contact our Gay Men's Outreach Coordinator for more information at 416-340-8484 ext. 254 or sgunaratnam@actoronto.org

Upcoming condom stuffing dates: check out: http://www.actoronto.org/condomstuffing


Volunteer Information Session
Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.


Find out what it takes to be a volunteer with ACT at an upcoming Volunteer Information session!

For more information please contact:

Education, Outreach and Support Services
Sergio Martinez at smartinez@actoronto.org or call 416-340-8484 ext. 224

Fundraising and Special Events
Bobby Hrehoruk at bhrehoruk@actoronto.org or call 416-340-8484 ext. 255






WomenZone: Interactive Sessions
Thursday, June 12, 2014 from 12 to 3pm



To RSVP, or for more information, please contact Josephine, Women's Support Coordinator, at 416-340-8484 ext. 239 or jokwera@actoronto.org.





Women's Coffee Night
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm



To register, please email Josephine at jokwera@actoronto.org or call 416-340-8484, ext 239.





WomenZone: Cooking Session
Thursday, June 26, 2014 from 12pm to 4pm



To RSVP, please contact Josephine at 416-340-8484 ext. 239 or at jokwera@actoronto.org.






Ponto de Encontro
Julho 14 & 28, 2014, 5:30 as 8 da noite



For more information please contact 416-340-8484 ext. 242 or email portugues@actoronto.org.





GPS: A confidential group for HIV-positive gay men



Confidential, once a week for eight weeks, small group meetings of six to eight men facilitated by gay HIV-positive peers.

The Gay Poz Sex (GPS) program takes a sex positive holistic approach and understands sex is about more than where you put your penis.

Be empowered with skills and tools so you get the sex you want and not what you don’t.

For more information contact: Rick Julien & Scott Simpson at 416-340-8484 ext. 277 email them or visit the GPS website.
Monetary compensation for your time will be provided.








Volunteer Information Session
Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.


Find out what it takes to be a volunteer with ACT at an upcoming Volunteer Information session!

For more information please contact:

Education, Outreach and Support Services
Sergio Martinez at smartinez@actoronto.org or call 416-340-8484 ext. 224

Fundraising and Special Events
Bobby Hrehoruk at bhrehoruk@actoronto.org or call 416-340-8484 ext. 255






Volunteer Information Session
Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.


Find out what it takes to be a volunteer with ACT at an upcoming Volunteer Information session!

For more information please contact:

Education, Outreach and Support Services
Sergio Martinez at smartinez@actoronto.org or call 416-340-8484 ext. 224

Fundraising and Special Events
Bobby Hrehoruk at bhrehoruk@actoronto.org or call 416-340-8484 ext. 255