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Organization: AIDS Committee of Ottawa  
Phone Numbers: 613-238-5014 ; Living Room 613-563-0851
Toll-Free: Living Room, Ontario and Quebec only 1-800-461-2182
Fax: 613-238-3425
Email: info@aco-cso.ca
Website: www.aco-cso.ca
Address:
19 Main St
Ottawa, ON
K1S 1A9
Intersection: Colonel By Dr and Main St
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: AIDS Committee Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Living Room Mon-Fri 1 pm-5 pm
Contacts: Khaled Salam - Executive Director
613-238-5014 ext 234 * Khaled@aco-cso.ca
Cory Wong - Manager of Support Services
613-238-5014 ext 227 * Cory@aco-cso.ca
Service Description: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) individual and group support * community education * risk reduction education * treatment information * liaison with organizations and health care professionals

The Living Room drop-in centre: complementary therapies * hot meals * laundry facilities * clothing * supplementary grocery program * legal clinic

Prison outreach and community prevention outreach services: operates needle exchange and crack pipe distribution program in partnership with Ottawa Public Health

Support Groups: ongoing facilitated discussions about HIV/AIDS

Health Promotion: risk reduction education * treatment information * information on HIV/AIDS related issues * professional and community referrals

Legal help: available to people living with HIV or AIDS, especially people who are experiencing or have experienced discrimination * all services offered are private and confidential

Speakers Bureau: trained volunteers offer presentations to schools, community organizations, and businesses on various HIV/AIDS issues

Community Education: staff and volunteers liaise with other community organizations and health care professionals

Fees: None
Application: Call for information or drop-in
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: No restrictions
Languages: English ; French ; Arabic ; Chinese (Mandarin)
Area(s) Served:
Ottawa (City of)  
See Also: HIV / AIDS

This information was last completely updated on May 16, 2018

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Updated May 16, 2018
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