AIDS Committee of Windsor

Site: Windsor - Pelissier St

Service: HIV Resource Centre

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-973-0222
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-4858
TTY Phone Bell Relay
Fax 519-973-7389
Website www.aidswindsor.org
Primary Contact Michael Breannan; Phone: ext 110; Email: mbrannan@aidswindsor.org
Alternate Contact Pauline Nash, Director of Programs & Services; Phone: ext 119; Email: pnash@aidswindsor.org
Volunteer Coordinator Starr Meloche; Phone: ext 112; Email: smeloche@aidswindsor.org
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) The AIDS Committee of Windsor (ACW) is a registered charity that provides services through the following programs: 
 
1. Persons Living with HIV/AIDS (PHAs) Client Support Services 
* offers a number of programs geared towards PHAs and those affected by HIV/AIDS.  
* Focus is on providing support and guidance to HIV positive people in Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent. 
2. Harm Reduction services: 
* focuses on mitigating the health risks associated to substance use through programs designed to improve the overall health and quality of life of individuals and the community.  
3. Education and Outreach Services to community members from priority populations of: 
* women 
* African Caribbean & Black communities 
* gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) 
* service providers that work with these priority populations. 
4. Peer Engagement: AIDS Committee of Windsor (ACW) defines “Peer” as an individual with lived experience of HIV and/or Hepatitis C (Hep C) and/or substance use and/or sex work. Facilitating collaboration, open communication, information sharing, and shared decision making. 
5. Youth Services: These groups are a safe and affirming social and support group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, queer, questioning, intersex, 2-spirit, pansexual, asexual (LGBTQ+) and allied youth. Promoting the health and wellbeing, and empowerment of LGBTQ+ youth in Windsor-Essex.
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Meetings Call for time, date and location
Areas Served Chatham-Kent ; Essex County
Eligibility * Persons at risk or living with a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS, family members and friends.  
* Person's engaging in substance use and LGBTQ youth and allies.
Application Intake required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - oral translator upon request
Fees None
Agency Information
Established 1985
Primary Executive Michael Brennan, Executive Director; Phone: (Business) ext 110; Email: mbrennan@aidswindsor.org
Alternate Executive David Holmes, Director of Finance; Phone: (Business) ext 122; Email: dholmes@aidswindsor.org
Funding Regional / Municipal - Windsor-Essex County Health Unit; Chatham-Kent Public Health ; Federal - Public Health Agency of Canada ; Donations ; United Way
Site Information
Located In Community Windsor
Address & Map
511 Pelissier St, 2nd Fl
Windsor, ON N9A 4L2
 
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Intersection Pelissier St and Park St
Bus Routes Transway 1A ; Transway 1C ; Crosstown 2 ; Central 3 ; Dominion 5
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Washroom, Ramp, Entrance and Elevator
Other Details
Print Material Pamphlets; Literature; Video materials

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