No name and no health card. All that is linked to you is your year of birth and a six digit testing number. We are one of 50 anonymous testing services in Ontario, but the only one in London, operating multiple testing sites across the city. We do not subscribe to Caller ID or Call Display and have no other service that allows us to track where you are calling from. To book an appointment call (519) 673-4427 or text Richard (226) 235-1247 or Destini (519) 719-4448. We will respond to you Monday to Friday within 24 hours.
Open Closet is a drop-in social support group for 2SLGBTQ+ youth between 14 and 18 years of age. The group started in early 2002 and has served more than 1,100 youth since its inception. OC is open to youth from each of the six counties RHAC serves - Perth, Huron, Lambton, Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford. The group includes discussions related to coming out, queer identities and histories, survival strategies, safer sex and healthy relationships. We also bring in guest speakers, do arts-based activities, and provide information about sexual health, harm reduction and referrals to relevant community services and supports on an as-needed basis.
The Studio is an arts & crafts and games based Drop In program for all youth, age 12-21, that prioritizes the needs of marginalized youth, particularly LGBTQ+ youth and youth of colour; engages in anti-oppressive community building; and provides workshops, 1-on-1 support & referrals regarding mental health, education, housing, and employment.
BeanBagChat is an app that offers free, safe, and engaging support with:
online peer support and/or counselling from partner organizations
online mental health support tools
a path to face-to-face peer support and counselling at partner organizations
Planned Parenthood Ottawa (PPO) is a not-for-profit organization that provides a range of services and information for people in the Ottawa area to make healthy decisions about their health, bodies and relationships. Education, counselling, information, and referral services are provided in a safe environment, free of judgment, with a full understanding of options and choices that best suit you.
Pieces to Pathways (P2P) is a peer-led initiative offering Canada’s only substance use support program for LGBTTQQ2SIA youth (ages 16-29).
Our program is open to all LGBTTQQ2SIA youth ages 16-29 who are concerned about their substance use, or are interested in exploring their relationship to substances. Our mission is to provide seamless, comprehensive and effective harm reduction services and a full range of addictions treatment services that are amenable to an individual’s needs and goals. We have always operated on a non abstinence or ‘harm reduction’ approach, which forms the philosophical basis for all our work, in reducing harm and enhancing the health of our clients.
Réseau ACCESS Network is a non-profit, community-based charitable organization, committed to promoting wellness, harm and risk reduction and education. Réseau ACCESS Network supports individuals and serves the whole community, in a comprehensive / holistic approach to HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, Harm Reduction and related health issues
Monthly peer support meetings for LGBTQ2S youth and adults, and/or their family members, in Pembroke, Renfrew and Arnprior. Telephone support and information line. In Transition Clothesline to provide clothing for transgender kids, youth and adults in need. Community events and presentations.
Pathways to Education is a community base program that supports youth living in the Rideau Heights and Inner Harbour neighbourhoods of Kingston to graduate from high school and move on to post-secondary education, vocational training or meaningful employment. We offer opportunities to low-income youth to become engaged in their learning and become leaders in their communities.
The program focuses on helping high school youth through tutoring, mentoring, financial support, and advocacy.
The Pathways to Education program offers:
• Academic tutoring sessions in all subjects
• Mentoring activities including field trips, campus tours, YMCA memberships, training and skill-building opportunities
• Financial incentives such as school lunch vouchers and No Frills grocery cards
• Post-secondary scholarships for $500 for each year enrolled in the program
up to $2000 after four years
• Assistance with career exploration and planning post-secondary options for all students