African, Caribbean & Black Community Education and Outreach Program

 

  • In 2014, the estimated new infection rate among people from African, Caribbean, and Black communities was 6 times higher than other Canadians.
  • 1 in 7 people living with HIV in Canada are African, Caribbean or Black.

 

The African-Caribbean-Black Outreach Program aims to create and enhance a community based response to HIV while being culturally relevant to all African, Caribbean and Black people in our region.

We Offer:

  • Culturally specific training workshops on HIV and social determinants of health
  • Culturally Safer sex kits, resources and newsletters
  • Culturally specific community forums
  • Health promotion and appropriate external support
  • Care and support for people living with HIV/AIDS and their families
  • Behavioral changes to reduce risk of transmission
  • Monthly support community kitchens.

The African, Caribbean and Black Community Outreach Program is a member of African and Caribbean Council on HIV/AIDS in Ontario (ACCHO) www.accho.ca

For more information please contact:

Nomvelo Nkomo-Dingani
African Caribbean Community Outreach Worker

The AIDS Network
accho@aidsnetwork.ca
ph: 905-528-0854, ext 230

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