Prevention in Focus

Fall 2016 

The Programming Connection: Programs and resources

Policy & Practice Toolkit for Ontario AIDS Service Organizations on Clients’ HIV Disclosure Decisions and Process

The Policy & Practice Toolkit for Ontario AIDS Service Organizations on Clients’ HIV Disclosure Decisions and Process (“the toolkit”) is a resource designed to help community-based HIV organizations support client disclosure decision-making. It guides users through disclosure policy development and practice. The toolkit, which consolidates knowledge and resources related to disclosure support from literature and practice, was developed by the Ontario Organizational Development Program (OODP) with funds from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.

Enhanced Supportive Housing Program

The Dr. Peter Centre, located in Vancouver, provides care and support to people living with HIV who are also coping with social disadvantages and concurrent health issues such as mental health conditions, addiction, hepatitis C, physical disabilities, homelessness and trauma. Through a range of services, the Dr. Peter Centre engages individuals in their healthcare with the goals of improved adherence to HIV treatment and improved overall health.