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:

Workshop Series: Planning for the Long Term
September 22 to December 1, 2014


Women's Coffee Nights September 23, 2014 - 6pm to 8pm


ACT Newly Diagnosed Support Group - Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30pm, from September 23 to November 25


Call for participation: WHAI Trans Women's Advisory Committee


Condom Stuffing Party:
Wednesday, September 24 from 5 to 8 p.m.


Looking for emotional support?
Registration is now open for the Buddy Program!


WomenZone Cooking Session: September 25, 2014 - 12pm to 4pm.


ACT Annual General Meeting
Monday, September 29, 2014 at 5:30pm


Volunteer Information Session
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 6:00pm


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


Support groups for people living with HIV


ACT Community Health Forum: HIV & the First 5 Years
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 from 7:00 - 9:00pm


GPS: A confidential group for HIV-positive gay men


Wellness and Self Care Group: Body Mapping Weekend Workshop
Friday, October 17 to Saturday, October 18, 2014


Where do we go from here? AIDS Organizing, services, bureaucracy and the state.
Friday October 17 from 10am -6pm


Condom Stuffing Party:
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 5 to 8 p.m.


SPUNK! Support group to help you make positive changes
Begins November 13, 2014. Register by November 7!


Condom Stuffing Party:
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 from 5 to 8 p.m.


Condom Stuffing Party:
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 from 5 to 8 p.m.


Volunteer Information Session
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 6:00pm


Condom Stuffing Party:
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 from 5 to 8 p.m.


JumpStart: A New Beginning to Positive Living
February 3 to 24, 2015



Workshop Series: Planning for the Long Term
September 22 to December 1, 2014



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.





Women's Coffee Nights September 23, 2014 - 6pm to 8pm



Please email Josephine at jokwera@actoronto.org or call 416 340 8484 ext. 239 for more information including registration.

ACT Newly Diagnosed Support Group - Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30pm, from September 23 to November 25




Registration is now open for the Fall 2014 Newly Diagnosed Support Group. The group will be held on Tuesday evenings, 6:30-8:30pm from September 23 to November 25 at the AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT).

About the group:

The Newly Diagnosed Support Group is a facilitated 10-session support group that provides an opportunity for participants to connect with other people who have been recently diagnosed with HIV in a safe, confidential environment. Through group discussion facilitated by two ACT volunteers, participants can address feelings and experiences related to being recently diagnosed with HIV; support one another in exploring these experiences, feelings, and thoughts on the future; and share information.

To register for the group 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





Call for participation: WHAI Trans Women's Advisory Committee



Please submit your application to:
Mara Brotman
Knowledge Transfer and Exchange Coordinator
Provincial Women and HIV/AIDS Initiative
416-340-8484 ext. 221
mbrotman@actoronto.org

For more information on the Women and HIV/AIDS Initiative visit: www.whai.ca






Condom Stuffing Party:
Wednesday, September 24 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 check out: http://www.actoronto.org/condomstuffing


Looking for emotional support?
Registration is now open for the Buddy Program!



If you are living with HIV, the Buddy Program can match you with a trained volunteer who can provide confidential and friendly support through a series of regular meetings. These meetings can be held at ACT, at your home, or in other locations (ex. coffee shop). The Buddy Program is open to all people living with HIV.

To request a Buddy Volunteer 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.






WomenZone Cooking Session: September 25, 2014 - 12pm to 4pm.



For more information about womenzone or to RSVP please contact Josephine Okwere Akullu at 416 340 8484 ext. 239 or jokwera@actoronto.org

ACT Annual General Meeting
Monday, September 29, 2014 at 5:30pm



ACT's Annual General Meeting will be held at 5:30pm on Monday, September 29, 2014 at Oakham House, Thomas Lounge, 63 Gould Street, Toronto.

If you are interested in attending the AGM - and having your vote count - please ensure to sign up or renew your membership. If you are a member but unable to attend the AGM please submit a proxy form.

More information is available at actoronto.org/agm.

Please RSVP by Friday, September 12, 2014 to 416-340-8484 ext. 282 or email Kyle at kgreenwood@actoronto.org.






Volunteer Information Session
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 6:00pm



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

For more information please contact: Sergio Martinez at smartinez@actoronto.org or call 416-340-8484 ext. 224





Condom Stuffing Party:
Wednesday, October 8, 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 check out: http://www.actoronto.org/condomstuffing


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.





ACT Community Health Forum: HIV & the First 5 Years
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 from 7:00 - 9:00pm



For more information please contact Sarah at sschultz@actoronto.org or call 416-340-8484 ext. 219 or visit actoronto.org/forum.






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.








Wellness and Self Care Group: Body Mapping Weekend Workshop
Friday, October 17 to Saturday, October 18, 2014



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.






Where do we go from here? AIDS Organizing, services, bureaucracy and the state.
Friday October 17 from 10am -6pm









Condom Stuffing Party:
Wednesday, October 22, 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 check out: http://www.actoronto.org/condomstuffing


SPUNK! Support group to help you make positive changes
Begins November 13, 2014. Register by November 7!



For more information please contact 416-340-8484 ext. 235, email spunk@actoronto.org, or visit actoronto.org/spunk.





Condom Stuffing Party:
Wednesday, November 12, 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 check out: http://www.actoronto.org/condomstuffing


Condom Stuffing Party:
Wednesday, November 26, 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 check out: http://www.actoronto.org/condomstuffing


Volunteer Information Session
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 6:00pm



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

For more information please contact: Sergio Martinez at smartinez@actoronto.org or call 416-340-8484 ext. 224





Condom Stuffing Party:
Wednesday, December 10, 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 check out: http://www.actoronto.org/condomstuffing


JumpStart: A New Beginning to Positive Living
February 3 to 24, 2015



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.