The AIDS Network is open! Hamilton, Halton, Haldimand, Norfolk and Brant

our 1-on-1 services are available by contacting us via phone, email or in person

Learn more about our services and programs below!

Our Mission

The AIDS Network responds to the impact of HIV on the health and well-being of individuals and diverse communities in Hamilton, Halton, Haldimand, Norfolk and Brant.

Our Vision

We see a world without new infections, and a full and healthy life for people living with and vulnerable to HIV.

About Us

The AIDS Network is a registered charitable organization, and offers services to the 1.5 million people living in the communities of Hamilton, Halton, Haldimand, Norfolk and Brant. Since 1986, The AIDS Network has been the primary voice for HIV/AIDS prevention, education and support.

The AIDS Network provides a wide range of free, confidential, supportive and practical services to people affected by or living with HIV/AIDS.

The AIDS Network Charitable Registration Number: 118951383RR0001

Our Space, Hamilton

Meet Our Team

Contact Us


Kelly Rattray, Support Worker
Office: (905) 528-0854 ext. 227
Email: support@aidsnetwork.ca
Mobile: (905) 317-5583

Mailing Address:
140 King Street East, Suite 101, Hamilton, ON, L8N 1B2
Fax: 905-528-6311


Richard Rivera,
Halton Support & Community Development Worker

Phone: (905) 749-4898
Email: halton@aidsnetwork.ca

Mailing Address:
323 Kerr St, Suite 205 Oakville, ON L6K 3B6
Fax: 905-528-6311

Haldimand, Norfolk, Brant

Jamie Dereniowski,
Youth Risk Reduction Worker

Office: (519) 754-0777
Email: hnbregional@aidsnetwork.ca
Mobile: (226) 388-3559

Regional Office:
Grand River Community Health Centre 363 Colborne Street, Brantford, ON, N3S 3N2

Our Statement of Solidarity

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