We provide free and confidential services and programs for Spanish-speaking men and women living with HIV. We are a community working together to alleviate the barriers that you may have if you live with HIV or have been recently diagnosed with the virus.
Latinos Positivos Toronto provides practical services but we are also committed to your physical, mental and community interaction. We continually organize forums, educational activities, social events, and reatreats, among others. To keep abreast of our events, check our calendar.
Peer counselling is a type of support offered by another person living with HIV, these individuals (peers) have previous training but do not have an official designation as Counsellor, Psychologist or Psychiatrist.
The counselling is based on a personal similar transition or experience and the outcomes of these experiences help others in assertive decision making by attentive listening, providing information or giving referrals to another service at Latinos Positivos Toronto or another community partner.
Assistance in translation of legal documents for: Immigration issues, Ontario Works (OW), Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), among others. For more information contact us.
ESL interpretation services to government offices, NGOs, medical and immigration lawyer’s appointments. For more information visit contact us.
Guidance and support for newcomers that have arrived in Toronto and Ontario in search of: housing, moving, food bank, family doctor, HIV specialist, social services, alternative medicine, job search or volunteering in your area.
Educational program that promotes support in how to live a healthy and fulfilling sexual life, with emphasis in Positive Healthy Relationships free from stigma and discrimination. For more information visit our prevention page on this site on the Positive Prevention section.
We offer fax services, free phone for local calls, document scanning, photocopying and limited Internet access.
Many of our programs and services require that you register with us.
This process (called intake) collects information about you and helps us to identify the most appropriate service and support you need. This process takes about ½ hour to 1 hour.
Latinos Positivos Toronto support services, are exclusively for people living with HIV/AIDS, intake will involve verification of your HIV-positive status.
For inquiries, registration, and to book an appointment for intake, please call Omar or Tomas at 416-506-1400 Extension: 109
If you are newly diagnosed, or if you have doubts about your HIV status, please visit our sections on HIV/AIDS and Do I Need an HIV Test? where you will find information, online resources, clinic addresses, etc.