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:

How are we doing? Have your say!
Fill out the ACT Service User Satisfaction Survey!


FRANK: honest conversations for gay and bi men
Anal Health for Gay and Bi Men
Monday, November 3, 2014 from 7 to 9 p.m.


Benefit performance and the North American premiere of NSFW (Not Safe for Work)
Friday, November 14, 2014


WomenZone: Learning Session
Thursday, November 6, 2014 from 12-3pm


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


Wellness and Self Care Group for People Living with HIV
Body Mapping Weekend Workshop: Friday, November 7 and Saturday, November 8


Women's Coffee Nights: a social and supportive environment open to all women living with HIV
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 6pm


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


WomenZone: Interactive Session
Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 12-3pm


GPS: A confidential group for HIV-positive gay men


THINK TWICE: Our Community speaks about HIV Criminalization
Tuesday, November 18, 7 - 9pm


ACT Community Health Forum: HIV & Aging
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 from 7:00 - 9:00pm


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


Support groups for people living with HIV


Women's Coffee Nights: a social and supportive environment open to all women living with HIV
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 6pm


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


WomenZone: Cooking Session
Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 12pm


Meet the women of ACT! Learn more about ACT programs for women!
Open House: Thursday, November 27 from 3 to 8pm


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


WomenZone: Learning Session
Thursday, December 4, 2014 from 12-3pm


Women's Coffee Nights: a social and supportive environment open to all women living with HIV
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 6pm


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


WomenZone: Interactive Session
Thursday, December 11, 2014 from 12-3pm


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


WomenZone: Cooking Session
Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 12pm


Women's Coffee Nights: a social and supportive environment open to all women living with HIV
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 6pm


Step by Step: A Support Group for People Living with HIV and Hepatitis C



How are we doing? Have your say!
Fill out the ACT Service User Satisfaction Survey!



Have your say! Fill out an anonymous survey online, or come to our 4th floor reception area to complete a paper copy.

The 2014 survey is available to complete here. The survey will be available to complete until November 30, 2014.

For any questions about the Service User Satisfaction Survey please email haveyoursay@actoronto.org



FRANK: honest conversations for gay and bi men
Anal Health for Gay and Bi Men
Monday, November 3, 2014 from 7 to 9 p.m.



For more info about FRANK click here, email Rui or call 416-340-8484 ext 264.





Benefit performance and the North American premiere of NSFW (Not Safe for Work)
Friday, November 14, 2014



We are thrilled to announce a performance of NSFW (Not Safe For Work) in partnership with Studio 189 Theatre. A portion of ticket sales will go towards supporting the work of ACT. Click here to get your tickets!


WomenZone: Learning Session
Thursday, November 6, 2014 from 12-3pm



For more information, or to RSVP, please contact Josephine at 416-340-8484 ext. 239 or email jokwera@actoronto.org






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.





Wellness and Self Care Group for People Living with HIV
Body Mapping Weekend Workshop: Friday, November 7 and Saturday, November 8



For more information, or to register, please contact Andrew Eaton, Group Programming Coordinator at 416-340-8484 ext. 283 or email aeaton@actoronto.org







Women's Coffee Nights: a social and supportive environment open to all women living with HIV
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 6pm



For more information, or to RSVP, please contact Josephine at 416-340-8484 ext. 239 or email jokwera@actoronto.org






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


WomenZone: Interactive Session
Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 12-3pm



For more information, or to RSVP, please contact Josephine at 416-340-8484 ext. 239 or email jokwera@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.








THINK TWICE: Our Community speaks about HIV Criminalization
Tuesday, November 18, 7 - 9pm

AIDS Action Now! assembled community members to talk about the criminalization of the non-disclosure of HIV. The videos are now ready and the launch event is called (and will be happening at):

Think Twice: OUR COMMUNITY SPEAKS OUT ABOUT HIV CRIMINALIZATION.
Tuesday November 18, 2014
7-9 PM
at Buddies In Bad Times Theatre - 12 Alexander Street, Toronto.



ACT Community Health Forum: HIV & Aging
Wednesday, November 19, 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.






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.






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.





Women's Coffee Nights: a social and supportive environment open to all women living with HIV
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 6pm



For more information, or to RSVP, please contact Josephine at 416-340-8484 ext. 239 or email jokwera@actoronto.org






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


WomenZone: Cooking Session
Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 12pm



For more information, or to RSVP, please contact Josephine at 416-340-8484 ext. 239 or email jokwera@actoronto.org






Meet the women of ACT! Learn more about ACT programs for women!
Open House: Thursday, November 27 from 3 to 8pm



For more information please contact Josephine and jokwera@actoronto.org or call 416-340-8484 ext. 239






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





WomenZone: Learning Session
Thursday, December 4, 2014 from 12-3pm



For more information, or to RSVP, please contact Josephine at 416-340-8484 ext. 239 or email jokwera@actoronto.org






Women's Coffee Nights: a social and supportive environment open to all women living with HIV
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 6pm



For more information, or to RSVP, please contact Josephine at 416-340-8484 ext. 239 or email jokwera@actoronto.org






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


WomenZone: Interactive Session
Thursday, December 11, 2014 from 12-3pm



For more information, or to RSVP, please contact Josephine at 416-340-8484 ext. 239 or email jokwera@actoronto.org






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.





WomenZone: Cooking Session
Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 12pm



For more information, or to RSVP, please contact Josephine at 416-340-8484 ext. 239 or email jokwera@actoronto.org






Women's Coffee Nights: a social and supportive environment open to all women living with HIV
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 6pm



For more information, or to RSVP, please contact Josephine at 416-340-8484 ext. 239 or email jokwera@actoronto.org






Step by Step: A Support Group for People Living with HIV and Hepatitis C



For more information please contact Andrew Eaton, ACT Group Programming Coordinator, at 416 340 8484 ext 283 or aeaton@actoronto.org