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Organization: Positive Living Niagara  
Phone Numbers: 905-984-8684 ; StreetWorks Outreach Van 905-328-6715
Toll-Free: 905 Exchange Only 1-800-773-9843
After Hours: Supportive Housing 905-688-5670
Fax: Main Office 905-988-1921
Email: info@positivelivingniagara.com
Website: www.positivelivingniagara.com
Address:
120 Queenston St
St Catharines, ON
L2R 2Z3
Intersection: Queenston St and Oakdale Ave
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Main Office Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Supportive Housing Mon-Sun 24 hours * StreetWorks Van Mon-Fri 6 pm-10:30 pm * HIV testing Mon 1 pm-4 pm * Public Health Nurse Mon 1 pm-4 pm * Hepatitis C Outreach Worker Tue 1 pm-4 pm
Executives: Glen Walker - Executive Director
905-984-8684 ext 112 * gwalker@positivelivingniagara.com
Contacts: Jody Yurchuk - Education and Support Coordinator
905-984-8684 ext 114 * jody@positivelivingniagara.com
Winnie Murombedzi - Education and Support Coordinator
905-984-8684 ext 118 * wmurombedzi@positivelivingniagara.com
Service Description: A community-based organization made up of staff and volunteers committed to providing support, education and advocacy in a safe and confidential environment to all who are infected or affected by HIV and AIDS.

Main site for AIDS Niagara

Supports for people affected by or infected with HIV/AIDS * helps people remain independent in their own homes for as long as possible * referral to other community services

Provides:
  • education through the delivery of workshops, education sessions, resources and materials, speakers, peer education services
  • referral to qualified medical, dental, mental health and legal services
  • crisis intervention
  • support groups
  • friendly visiting
  • counselling services
  • community outreach
  • caregiver support
  • supportive housing
  • 24 hr, case management, 'to-your-door' home supports for community residents
  • immigrant/refugee, migrant worker, newcomer assistance, families, singles, or couples
  • StreetWorks-needle exchange
  • volunteer groups Annual Walk for AIDS in September, along with other fundraising events
  • Public Health Nurse available Monday afternoons for HIV, Hep C and STI testing as well as wound care

On-site rapid HIV testing Tuesday mornings * Testing services also include Hep C, STI and pregnancy testing and teaching * Also provides wound and abscess care services * Tuesday afternoons a Hepatitis C Outreach Worker is available for education and referrals to the Hepatitis C Care Clinic

Fees: None
Application: Intake forms for individual support services
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: All individuals and those infected or affected by HIV/AIDS
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served: Niagara
See Also: HIV / AIDS

This information was last completely updated on 2/8/2016

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