Health & Therapeutic Care

Health & Therapeutic Care services at PWA support the holistic health and well-being of people living with HIV/AIDS.

These Programs provide free, on-site holistic health care to complement conventional medical care for people living with HIV/AIDS (PHAs). Services include;-


Massage therapy

Art Therapy

Dental hygiene

Hearing test/ Hearing aids

NADA ear clinic

Community PHA Naturopathic Clinic

This clinic provides free, naturopathic care to PHAs. Operating out of the Sherbourne Health Center, the clinic is a partnership between PWA, the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and the Sherbourne Health Centre.

To make an appointment, contact the Clinic at 416-498-1255 ext. 229 or

Pet Program

Pets bring joy and comfort to their owners, and can be an especially valuable companion to people living with HIV/AIDS. The Pet Program offers help to people living with HIV/AIDS who need assistance in caring for their cat or dog. In addition to supplying pet food through the Essentials Market, PWA offers access to yearly check ups, vaccines and neutering or spaying at reduced rates.

Social Programming

Theatre Access Program

The Theatre Access Program distributes donated tickets to those who otherwise may not have the means to access cultural and recreational activities that many take for granted.

If you are interested in donating tickets to PWA please contact our The Therapeutic Care Coordinator.

Starry Night

The Starry Night provides a festive meal and live entertainment to our community member to celebrate the season by providing a fun environment and a nutritious meal. The Starry Night usually takes place in December. All community members are welcome to attend and receive a Holiday Hamper.

Information about the Starry Night is available in November.

Hairstyles and  Barber

Every Mondays and Fridays from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. We offer barbering and hair styling on an appointment and complementary basis.

PWA Summer Picnic

PWA organizes a summer picnic for its community members to provide a fun social outing in one of Toronto’s city parks.

Coming soon

Eye Clinic, Foot Clinic

If you have any questions about these programs, contact The Therapeutic Care Coordinator, Chris Godi at 416-506-1400 Ext. 261 or