Support Services: Hamilton

The AIDS Network provides support services to people living with and affected with HIV and AIDS and populations vulnerable to HIV infection. We offer:

Individualized One onv One Supports

Trained counselors provide Client Centered support to:

  • People living with HIV/AIDS
  • People affected by HIV/AIDS
  • People who are at-risk for HIV infection

Appointments are available in person, at various locations, or via the phone

Practical Support for Individuals living with HIV

  • Individual, home-cooked meals
  • An emergency food bank
  • A vitamin and meal replacement program
  • A food box program in partnership with the Good Shepherd
  • Transportation support to medical appointments
  • Access to YMCA memberships
  • Support groups
  • Prison outreach support
  • Referrals (ie to housing agencies or employment training)
  • Complimentary therapies  (chiropractor)

Group Social Support Activities

The AIDS Network hosts numerous social support activities throughout the year.

  • Support group for men who identify as gay or bi
  • HIV Newly diagosed group open to everyone living with HIV in the Hamilton, Halton and Haldimand Norfolk and Brant regions
  • Summer picnic and Holiday Party for individuals living with HIV
  • Wellness groups

Please speak with The AIDS Network Support staff if you are interested in any of the above support services.

Kelly Rattray
Support Worker

Cell: (905) 317-5583 
(905) 528-0854 ext.227

Dennis Boyd

Support Worker of Programs
905-528-0854 ext.225


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

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