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Steamworks works closely with Toronto Public Heath and other community based organizations to be a partner in your sexual health.  With these partners we offer a variety of on site testing, outreach and counseling.

Testing and Outreach Schedule for August, 2017
Tuesday, August 1st
Towel Talk (ACT) 5 pm – 8 pm. A free, professional counseling program provided by AIDS Committee of Toronto.
AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT) 11 pm – 2 am Prevention and support program for people living with HIV and/or AIDS.
Wednesday, August 2nd

BlackCAP Outreach 6 pm – 9 pm Prevention and support program for black people living with HIV and/or AIDS.
People With AIDS (PWA) 9 pm – 12 am Promotes the health and well-being of all people living with AIDS.
Thursday, August 3rd
BlackCAP Outreach 6 pm – 9 pm Prevention and support program for black people living with HIV and/or AIDS.
Saturday, August 5th
AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT) 10 pm – 1 am Prevention and support program for people living with HIV and/or AIDS.
Sunday, August 6th
Hassle Free Clinic  4 pm – 7 pm.  HIV and STI testing and support.
AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT) 10 pm – 1 am Prevention and support program for people living with HIV and/or AIDS.
Monday, August 7th
People With AIDS (PWA) 9 pm – 12 am Promotes the health and well-being of all people living with AIDS.
Tuesday, August 8th
Towel Talk (ACT) 12 pm – 3 am. A free, professional counseling program provided by AIDS Committee of Toronto.
Wednesday, August 9th
Towel Talk (ACT) 1 pm – 4 pm. A free, professional counseling program provided by AIDS Committee of Toronto.
Thursday, August 10th
Hassle Free Clinic  6 pm – 9 pm.  HIV and STI testing and support.
AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT) 8 pm – 11 pm Prevention and support program for people living with HIV and/or AIDS.
Friday, August 11th
Centre for Spanish Speaking Peoples (CSSP)  4 pm – 7 pm On-Site HIV and STI
testing and outreach.
Asian Community Aids Services (ACAS) 9 pm – 12 am Prevention and support.
Sunday, August 13th
AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT) 10 am – 1 pm Prevention and support program for people living with HIV and/or AIDS.
Hassle Free Clinic  4 pm – 7 pm.  HIV and STI testing and support.
AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT) 10 pm – 1 am Prevention and support program for people living with HIV and/or AIDS.
Tuesday, August 15th
Towel Talk (ACT) 12 pm – 3 pm. A free, professional counseling program provided by AIDS Committee of Toronto.
Wednesday, August 16th
Towel Talk (ACT) 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm. A free, professional counseling program provided by AIDS Committee of Toronto.
People With AIDS (PWA) 9 pm – 12 am Promotes the health and well-being of all people living with AIDS.
Thursday, August 17th
Hassle Free Clinic  6 pm – 9 pm.  HIV and STI testing and support.
Friday, August 18th
Centre for Spanish Speaking Peoples (CSSP)  4 pm – 7 pm On-Site HIV and STI
testing and outreach.
The Alliance for South Asian AIDS Prevention (ASAAP) 8 pm – 11 pm.
Saturday, August 19th
AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT) 10 pm – 1 am Prevention and support program for people living with HIV and/or AIDS.
Sunday, August 20th
Hassle Free Clinic  4 pm – 7 pm.  HIV and STI testing and support.
People With AIDS (PWA) 9 pm – 12 am Promotes the health and well-being of all people living with AIDS.
Monday, August 21st
People With AIDS (PWA) 9 pm – 12 am Promotes the health and well-being of all people living with AIDS.
Tuesday, August 22nd
Towel Talk (ACT) 12 pm – 3 am. A free, professional counseling program provided by AIDS Committee of Toronto.
Thursday, August 24th
Hassle Free Clinic  6 pm – 9 pm.  HIV and STI testing and support.
AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT) 8 pm – 11 pm Prevention and support program for people living with HIV and/or AIDS.
Friday, August 25th
Centre for Spanish Speaking Peoples (CSSP)  4 pm – 7 pm On-Site HIV and STI
testing and outreach.
Asian Community Aids Services (ACAS) 9 pm – 12 am Prevention and support.
Saturday, August 26th
The Alliance for South Asian AIDS Prevention (ASAAP) 8 pm – 11 pm.
Sunday, August 27th
AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT) 10 pm – 1 am Prevention and support program for
people living with HIV and/or AIDS.
Monday, August 28th
Towel Talk (ACT) 3 pm – 6 pm. A free, professional counseling program provided by AIDS Committee of Toronto.
Wednesday, August 30th
Towel Talk (ACT) 1 pm – 4 pm. A free, professional counseling program provided by AIDS Committee of Toronto.

Testing, outreach and counseling  FAQ
Q: What type of technologies does Hassle Free Clinic use for STI/STD & HIV testing?
A: We offer both standard and rapid HIV testing and confidential syphilis testing.

Q: Where can I get more information?
A: You can visit their website or in person at 66 Gerrard Street East, 2nd Floor Toronto M5B 1G3

Q:  What type of outreach and counseling does ACT provide?
A. ACT’s Gay Men’s Outreach Program provides safer sex materials, sexual health and harm reduction information and referrals by peer outreach volunteers. Our volunteers are trained to provide HIV and STI information about transmission, testing and treatment. They are also trained to provide harm reduction information and tips, handing out condom, lubes and literature with information that can empower gay men to make informed decisions when it comes to sexual health and risk.

Q: Where can I get more information?
A: For more information from ACT’s Gay Men’s Outreach Program contact: 416-340-8484 ext. 254 or visit their website.

Q: What type of outreach and counseling does PWA provide?
A: PWA’s POZ Prevention Program provides safer sex materials, sexual health information and referrals by peer outreach volunteers living with HIV who are open about their own status, providing opportunities for gay men to ask questions and hear personal experiences from someone living with the virus in a sex positive and non-judgmental manner. Our volunteers are trained to provide HIV and STIs information about transmission, testing and treatment. They are also trained to provide harm reduction information and tips, handing out condom, lubes and literature with information that can empower gay men to make informed decisions when it comes to sexual health and risk.     

Q: Where can I get more information?
A: for more information, contact PWA’s POZ Prevention Program: 416-506-1400 ext. 254 or visit their website.

Q: What type of outreach and counseling does Towel Talk provide?  
A. Towel Talk is a mental health outreach program that places professionally trained counselors from the ACT (The AIDS Committee of Toronto) in three of Toronto’s male bathhouses. This mental health counseling program is designed to assist men in addressing the psycho-social issues that impact their sexual health. The scope of the program is anti-oppressive, client centered, sex positive therapeutic counseling from a harm reduction perspective.

Q: Where can I get more information?

A: Visit the Towel Talk website or you can call (416) 340 8484 ext 289

Q: What type of outreach and counseling does Alliance of South Asian AIDS Prevention (ASAAP) provide?

A: ASAAP provides information on sexual health and referrals to counseling, testing and other resources of information and support.

Q: Where can I get more information?
A: You can call (416) 599-2727 Ext: 227 or visit their website or on Facebook and Twitter.

Q: What type of outreach does Asian Community Aids Services (ACAS) provide Steamworks’ members?
A:  ACAS provides outreach at Steamworks by connecting to the patrons through friendly conversation with a Peer Outreach Worker and trained volunteers.  We offer pre/post counseling on sexual health (HIV, STIs, testing, etc.) and also offer referrals to service organizations.

Q: Where can I get more information about ACAS?

A: ACAS is located at 260 Spadina Ave. Unit 410. Toronto,  Ont. You can also call (416) 963-4300 ext. 235 for Richard or ext. 236 for Daniel or visit us on our Tumblr page..

Q: What type of outreach does The Centre for Spanish Speaking People provide at Steamworks?

A: The HIV/AIDS Prevention Program of the Centre for Spanish-Speaking Peoples provides outreach activities that includes brochures, flyers, pamphlets, postcards as well as safe sex stuff like condoms, lubes, dental dams and gloves. Our materials are bilingual (Eng-Spa) and we also have many significant contacts (chats) with clients in general (not only Spanish-speaking clients).

Q: Where can I get more information?
A: You can visit The Centre for Spanish-Speaking Peoples at 40 Wellesley St East, Suite 405 Toronto, ON M4Y1G4.  You can call (416) 925-2800 ext 225 or visit us on their website.

Q: What type of outreach does Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention (Blackcap) provide at Steamworks?
A. Black CAP offers prevention and support program for black people living with HIV and/or AIDS.

Q: Where can I get more information?
A. Visit their Tumblr page.  We are located at 20 Victoria St. 4th Floor Toronto, Ontario M5C 2N8.  (416) 977-9955

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