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Includes information on laws related to HIV/AIDs testing, and privacy laws as they apply to HIV/AIDs information.

Some indicators of legal issues

What the clients may say:

  • "I just found out that I'm HIV positive. I don't know what to do or who to tell."
  • "I was tested for HIV without my knowledge."
  • "My partner plans to tell people that I have HIV."
  • "The public health unit has made an order against me because I'm HIV positive."
  • "I am HIV positive and wondering if I have to tell my sexual partners."

Legal Services and Information

Records for HIV/AIDS
Title Description
Ontario Legal Information Centre COVID-19 (May 7, 2020): Centre will no longer offer its services in person for the time being * legal information services remain available by telephone…
AIDS Committee of Ottawa COVID-19 (1 November 2021) : services provided by appointment onlyHuman immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) individual and group support community education risk reduction education…
Reach Canada - Equality and Justice for People With Disabilities - Reach Canada - Equality and Justice for People With Disabilities COVID-19 (July 12, 2021): Reach's Legal Referral program is accepting calls from clients with disabilities in Ottawa and the Champlain region who require legal assistance.…
Ontario Aboriginal HIV / AIDS Strategy Information, education, services and support offered to both Urban and Rural (off reserve) Aboriginal Peoples offered in particular to individuals who are infected with Human…
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Social Services and Information

Ottawa Social Services