PWA Updates

Service Update: Hour Change

Dear Community Members,

The COVID situation has changed rapidly, and given the highly infectious nature of Omicron, we must respond quickly too.

As of January 10th, 2022, the new opening hours will be as follow

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December 17th, 2021 – Therapeutic Care Community Announcement

Dear Community Members,

The COVID situation has changed rapidly, and given the highly infectious nature of Omicron, we must respond quickly too.

The Therapeutic Care program will be on hold as of Monday, December 20th until further notice as a precaution in response to the threat of the COVID Omicron variant.

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Do you need help coping with COVID?

Come learn new ways to deal with the Pandemic Streess and New Life Skills with AYS on Zoom!

No Experience Needed! Your confidentiality will be respected, and you can go at your own pace!

Classes of 45 minutes, happening by-weekly. Read more


Hours of operation – Starting January 10th, 2022

  • In-person appointments: will be available with our Staff and Peers. Please, contact any Staff you wish to meet with to book an appointment. Staff and Peers will be available during office opening hours.
  • Haircuts: As of December 20th, 2021 Haircuts have been placed on hold due to the COVID-19 Omicron variance response. Please contact Chris Godi for more information (cgodi@pwatoronto.org or (416) 506-1400 ext. 261).
  • Financial Assistance: you can pick-up financial assistance cheques (or call and ask us to mail them) and drop-off receipts (you can also take a photo and email them to Bill or Rajesh)
  • Harm Reduction: you can pick-up harm reduction and safer sex supplies on the 2nd floor (During office hours) and/or at the Essentials Market on the first floor (During market hours).
  • Wearing Masks: Everyone will need to wear a mask (masks are provided if you need one) and sanitize their hands when they come to PWA.
  • COVID Screening: Everyone who comes to PWA and will be in the office for more than 15 minutes will need to complete a COVID screening assessment.


Looking for information about HIV/AIDS testing and services?

Visit our Links page for a comprehensive list of local, provincial, and national organizations.

Visit the  Sexual Health InfoLine Ontario (SHILO) https://sexualhealthontario.ca/ (416) 392-2437 or 1 (800) 668-2437 (formerly the AIDS and Sexual Health Info Line)

CATIE (www.catie.ca) for content related to HIV education and treatment

Gay Men’s Sexual Health:www.gmsh.ca

African and Caribbean Council on HIV in Ontario: www.accho.ca

Women and HIV/AIDS Initiative: www.whai.ca

HIV Resources Ontario: www.hivresourcesontario.ca/

Hello Ontario http://helloontario.info/