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Organization: Regional HIV/AIDS Connection  
Phone Numbers: 519-434-1601
Toll-Free: 1-866-920-1601
Fax: 519-434-1843
186 King St, Suite 30
London, ON
N6A 1C7
Intersection: King St between Richmond St and Clarence St
Location: London (Central)
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible

Evenings by appointment
Executives: Brian Lester - Executive Director
519-434-1601 ext 243 *
Public Contacts: Martin McIntosh - Acting Director of Community Relations
519-434-1601 ext 229 *
Service Description: Practical support, counselling services and programming for people living with and affected by issues related to HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C

Education about safer sex and ways to prevent getting or giving HIV * stigma and discrimination with respect to living with HIV as well as homosexuality * testing for HIV and Hepatitis C * issues related to telling (disclosing) HIV status
Counterpoint Needle Syringe Program, Mobile Delivery Service, Temporary Overdose Prevention Site - Counterpoint provides new injection and safer inhalation equipment, disposal of used equipment, Naloxone training to prevent overdoses, education and information on safe injection or inhalation practices and referrals to community support services * case management services offer support for individuals contemplating changing, reducing or stopping substance use * safer sex supplies and education also available * dispenses free naloxone take-home kits - lifesaving medication that can restore breathing of a person who has overdosed on heroin or prescription opioid medication 
HIV Support Services - Ongoing counselling and support to people living with, affected by, and at-risk for HIV/AIDS
John Gordon Home - Palliative, respite and transitional health care services for those with HIV/AIDS/HCV in a home-like environment * services include case planning, social and recreational support, nutritional services, house keeping, and community coordination
Open Closet - Drop-in social support group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, two-spirit, queer and questioning (LGBTQ2+) youth between the ages of 14 and 18

Has completed the LGBT2Q+ Network of London and Area's Community Standards of Practice

Fees: Free
Application: Call or drop-in for information or an interview
Eligibility / Target Population: People living with or affected by HIV and/or AIDS * gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, 2 spirit youth * general public
Languages: English * French * Spanish
Language Notes: Interpretation services available upon request * some brochures available in French and other languages
Area Served:
Huron, Elgin, Lambton, London and Middlesex, Oxford and Perth  
See Also: HIV / AIDS
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Two Spirited, Queer (LGBTQ+)

This information was last completely updated on January 24, 2018

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Updated January 24, 2018
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"About Us"
We are a community-inspired organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for individuals and diverse communities living with, at-risk for or affected by the challenges associated with HIV / AIDS.

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