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THN Update
Updates from the THN for the week of January 22 - January 29

Save the Date

Opening Doors Toronto will be held on Thursday, March 7th & Friday, March 8th. 

THN has switched its eNewsletter format! 
In the meantime, all eNewsletter submissions need to link to your website.

THN's (ASOs) Calendar of  Upcoming Events

THN Updates are sent to member organisations, working group members, and other community partners who have indicated they wish to receive them.

Community News & Information 

Pam McConnell Award for Young Women in Leadership

The Award is open to young women residing in the City of Toronto, between the ages of 16 and 29 upon the application deadline (February 8, 2019)
Income Security Advocacy Centre 2017-2018  ISAC Annual Report.
Statistics Canada has launched an online survey on Canada’s new poverty measure, the Market Basket Measure (MBM).

The Ontario HIV Treatment Network (OHTN) is currently seeking community feedback on anti-stigma campaigns related to HIV/AIDS, including PrEP and U=U.

Community Events

T.R.E.E. (Trauma Recovery, Education & Empowerment)
A mental health group for queer, trans, non-binary and Two-Spirit males, 18 years or older, who are living with a trauma history
Touch My Body--Exploring Asian Therapeutic Massage Techniques.

Wednesday, January 23, 2018 from  6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Casey house 119 Isabella St, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1P2  Dinner and tokens will be provided. Spaces are limited please RSVP to Sucre 
Casey House HIV & mental health series: Putting trauma informed care & seeking safety into practice
Friday February 1st- 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Casey House, 4th floor conference room
A group for gay, bi, & queer men who are stopping their crystal meth use and want to look at how meth and sex are impacting their lives.
8 weekly group meeting starting Monday, February 4th
To email click here or call 416-340-8484 ext 229
Click here for more information
Health Promotion/Nursing Clinic
First & Third Wednesday of every month at PWA
Date: Wednesday February 6th
Time: 1:30-3:30pm
Topic: TBD
Click here for more information

Planning for the Long Term Workshop

Wednesday, February 6 to Wednesday, April 10 from 6:00 to 8:45 p.m.  and is for people living with HIV.

  • managing disclosure
  • building healthy relationships
  • reducing stress anxiety and depression
  • enhancing memory
  • improving self-esteem.

HIV & mental health series: The intersection of HIV stigma and trauma-informed practice
Thursday, February 14th – 1:00-2:15 p.m.
Casey House, 4th floor conference room
AIDS Committee of Durham Region presents  Our Views From The Front Line, Men's health honest and direct

Date And Time

Thu, February 7, 2019

9:00 AM – 3:30 PM EST

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Opportunities for Engagement


Is looking for a Volunteer Resources Coordinator. The closing date is Tuesday, January 22, 2019.

Is looking for a Regional Health Education Coordinator for Ontario. Applications are due Friday, January 25, 2019.
Is recruiting for position on their Board of Directors. Submission deadline is February 4, 2019. 
Is seeking a Contract Part-Time Peer Housing Stabilization Worker. The closing date is Friday, February 8, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
Is seeking a Contract Full Time Housing Stabilization Worker. The closing date is Friday, February 8, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
Is seeking a Peer Housing Help and Health Navigator (6 Positions Available) The closing date is Friday, February 15, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

Survey, Studies, & Focus Groups

African, Caribbean and Black (ACB) Communities in Ontario preventing HIV and promoting health study
Honorarium $40.00
What do you want to see on Rainbow Health Ontario’s next website? 
Honorarium $20.00

Ontario Digital Service and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to create online tools that aim to make the healthcare system easier to understand and use. To participate, please take this short questionnaire
Honorarium $60.00



PWA's Speakers Training
Have you struggled to talk about your HIV status because you don’t have the answer to question's being asked? What is your CD-4 for example? When do you need to disclose
Goals of the Speakers Training
To provide accurate information to contradict HIV myths and stereotype; and to be able to answer people's questions.
Click here for more information
Click here to register


Youth, HIV, and Housing Study
The purpose of asking you to participate in this study is to better understand the housing challenges, barriers to support and health care, and issues of stigma and discrimination experienced by young people living with HIV, who are unstably housed.
Survey: As a part of this study you will be required to complete a survey. The survey will take 30-45 minutes to complete. There is a $20 Compensation
Click here for more information
Fife House Youth and housing survey
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