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Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention

Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention
20 Victoria St 4th Fl, Toronto, ON M5C 2N8
Toronto Downtown Central
416-977-9955
416-977-7664
Greater Toronto Area
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * after hours by appointment * harm reduction drop-in -- 1st and 3rd Wed of each month, 6 pm-8 pm
Youth and adults 16 years and older in the Black, African and Caribbean communities
COVID-19 -- physical offices are closed
* health promotion and support still offered by phone, video conferencing, social media
* for support call 416-831-9729 or email e.akan-essien@black-cap.com for information
* Health Promotion -- weekly check-ins with group participants, groups sessions for MSM Outreach and Trans Women programs, street outreach on hold, may provide drug use kits on a call-in and drop-off basis
* Online support groups -- Mental Health and Wellness 416-606-6190, Self Care Circle 416-659-2591, Life Tips Thursdays to cope with isolation 416-831-9729
* assistance and advocacy support as needed

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HIV/AIDS education, prevention and support, including information on HIV and STI (sexually transmitted infections) risk, sexual health and healthy relationships
* community workshops and forums, outreach, training for professionals and organizations, culturally specific materials
* prevention programs for youth, women, and gay, bisexual, queer, questioning, trans and other men who have sex with men (MSM)
* community-based
* volunteer opportunities

Community Outreach Program -- focus on heterosexual youth and adults
* sexual health awareness and education, and harm reduction

Harm Reduction -- inhalation and injection kit exchange, street outreach
* drop-in for substance using and under-housed individuals
* school and community-based workshops on harm reduction and substance use

Support Programs -- counselling and support for Black people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS, including referrals and follow-up, practical assistance, home and hospital visits, treatment, support groups
* housing and employment support
* youth program
* child care and emergency financial assistance for eligible clients

Settlement Program -- counselling, support, outreach and prevention for Black, African and Caribbean immigrants and refugees, including LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning) individuals
* Refugee Settlement Program -- orientation, information and referrals, and assistance accessing services
* assistance with immigration system
* practical supports such as accompaniment to appointments, form and documentation completion and emergency financial assistance
* housing and employment help
* assistance in finding a doctor and living with treatment
* language and skills development
* interpretation and translation
* social opportunities

Member agency of Toronto Drop-in Network (TDIN)
Call, email or walk in * intake appointment and assessment required * visit website for support group schedule
English; French - Interpretation available for African and Caribbean languages - call for details
None
- Wheelchair accessible - call ahead
Non Profit
26-Aug-19
11-Jun-20
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Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention
Address: 20 Victoria St 4th Fl, Toronto, ON M5C 2N8;
Phone: 416-977-9955
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