New Resources

  • The Sex You Want – Campaign Tookit (EN) - This document includes a lot of relevant information about the campaign including: key messages, campaign scope, ideas on how to promote, a press release, common Q & A and more!
  • Women living with HIV and intimate partner violence: Questions and Answers - This guide is for women, including trans women, who are living with HIV and who experience or are at risk of experiencing violence from their intimate partner. Intimate partner violence can be physical, emotional, psychological or sexual abuse from someone with whom you have or had an intimate relationship.
  • PrEP & Women: What you need to know - This pamphlet will help answer questions women may have if considering going on PrEP.
  • Women & HIV in Ontario: An Introductory Toolkit - This toolkit is part of a series created to assist community organizations and their staff to work with women* in Ontario who are living with HIV and AIDS or who are facing systemic risk factors for HIV transmission.
  • Volunteer HIV Core Training Program (VHCTP) - The Toronto HIV/AIDS Network and partner organizations have created 8 training modules for new volunteers accepted into HIV Core Training. The aim is to build a foundational understanding of: Communications; HIV Basics and Health Promotion; Confidentiality/Boundaries; GIPA/MIPA/MEPA; Anti-Racism/Anti-Oppression, Harm Reduction; Legislative Requirements: AODA/Bill 168; and Volunteering as a PHA or affected by HIV. The THN … Continue reading "Volunteer HIV Core Training Program (VHCTP)"
  • Positive Women & Breastfeeding - This is a resource about breastfeeding for HIV positive women and service providers.
  • Supporting Mothers in Ways That Work - This is a toolkit for people who work with mothers living with HIV. It uses a social justice lens to build skills amongst front line workers. Content includes background information, information about perinatal care, breastfeeding, social surveillance, stigma, discrimination, and action steps.
  • Advanced Harm Reduction - 90 minute webinar (pre-recorded or offered live once a year) We cover: Concepts around being ‘second on the needle’; Women-centred harm reduction issues; Risk reduction tips for clients who are using drugs; Concerns with cocaine adulterants; What legal issues you should be aware of when distributing harm reduction equipment; Overdose prevention and response; Other resources
  • Crack Smoking Supplies - 90 minute webinar (pre-recorded or offered live once a year) We cover: What crack cocaine is; Stereotypes about, and stigma towards, those who use crack cocaine; Best practices for crack smoking equipment; Other resources
  • Injection Drug Use Supplies - 90 minute webinar (pre-recorded or offered live once a year) We cover: Why someone would choose to inject; Infectious disease transmission associated with sharing IDU equipment; Alternative language PWID may use; Drug, Set, Setting and ‘safe’ places to inject; Reducing risks around injecting; Best practice as it relates to IDU supplies; Kits vs Individual Supplies; … Continue reading "Injection Drug Use Supplies"