Contact Details
Office Phone 905-984-8684 ; StreetWorks Outreach Van 905-328-6715
Toll Free Phone 905 Exchange Only 1-800-773-9843
After Hours Phone Supportive Housing 905-688-5670
Fax Main Office 905-988-1921
E-Mail info@positivelivingniagara.com
Website www.positivelivingniagara.com
Primary Contact Jody Yurchuk, Education and Support Coordinator; Phone: 905-984-8684 ext 114; Email: jody@positivelivingniagara.com
Alternate Contact Winnie Murombedzi, Education and Support Coordinator; Phone: 905-984-8684 ext 118; Email: wmurombedzi@positivelivingniagara.com
Volunteer Coordinator Val-Ann Stepanchuk, Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 905-984-8684 ext 115; Email: valanns@positivelivingniagara.com
Primary Executive Glen Walker, Executive Director; Phone: 905-984-8684 ext 112; Email: gwalker@positivelivingniagara.com
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region
Located In Community St Catharines
Address & Map
120 Queenston St
St Catharines, ON L2R 2Z3
 
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Intersection Queenston St and Oakdale Ave
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) Supports for people affected by or infected with HIV/AIDS * helps people remain independent in their own homes for as long as possible * referral to other community services 
 
Provides: 
 
* education through the delivery of workshops, education sessions, resources and materials, speakers, peer education services 
* referral to qualified medical, dental, mental health and legal services 
* crisis intervention 
* support groups 
* friendly visiting 
* counselling services 
* community outreach  
* caregiver support  
* supportive housing  
* 24 hr, case management, 'to-your-door' home supports for community residents 
* immigrant/refugee, migrant worker, newcomer assistance, families, singles, or couples 
* StreetWorks-needle exchange 
* volunteer groups Annual Walk for AIDS in September, along with other fundraising events 
* Public Health Nurse available Monday afternoons for HIV, Hep C and STI testing as well as wound care 
 
On-site rapid HIV testing Tuesday mornings * Testing services also include Hep C, STI and pregnancy testing and teaching * Also provides wound and abscess care services * Tuesday afternoons a Hepatitis C Outreach Worker is available for education and referrals to the Hepatitis C Care Clinic
Hours Main Office Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Supportive Housing Mon-Sun 24 hours * StreetWorks Van Mon-Fri 6 pm-10:30 pm * HIV testing Mon 1 pm-4 pm * Public Health Nurse Mon 1 pm-4 pm * Hepatitis C Outreach Worker Tue 1 pm-4 pm
Eligibility All individuals and those infected or affected by HIV/AIDS
Application Intake forms for individual support services
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (80) United Way
Established 1987
Funding Fundraising ; Donations ; LHIN - Hamilton, Niagara, Haldimand, Brant
Elections Jun
Meetings AGM - June; Ongoing Board meeting approx 10 per year
Service Categories AIDS/HIV Prevention Counselling ; Caregiver/Care Receiver Support Groups ~ AIDS/HIV ; Friendly Outreach Programs ~ AIDS/HIV ; General Health Education Programs ~ AIDS/HIV Issues ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ AIDS/HIV ; Hepatitis Testing ; HIV Testing ; In Person Crisis Intervention ~ AIDS/HIV ; Individual Advocacy ~ AIDS/HIV ; Needle Exchange/Distribution Programs ; Outreach Programs ~ AIDS/HIV ; Outreach Programs ~ Hepatitis ; Pregnancy Testing ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ AIDS/HIV Issues ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education
Resources Newsletter - Positive Living Niagara NEWS, HIV/AIDS information, STI Information
Events AIDS/HIV Workshops are held periodically - call Ashley at ext 120 for more information; World AIDS Day Dec 1st.

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