Group Name: Asian Community AIDS Services – Women’s Program

Description: Asian Community AIDS Services (ACAS) is a charitable, non-profit, community-based organization located in Toronto, Canada. We provide safer sex education and services to the East and Southeast Asian communities and support services to persons living with HIV/AIDS and members of the LGBTQ communities. Our programs are based on a pro-active and holistic approach to HIV/AIDS and are provided in a collaborative, empowering, and non-discriminatory manner.

The ACAS Women Education and Outreach program aims to increase the access of heterosexual, queer and trans Asian women access to HIV/STI prevention & sexual health information and services. Our program emphasizes the peer model to empower our service users to become peer educators, and provide an array of workshops related to the holistic health needs of East and Southeast Asian women. The ACAS Women’s Program provides the following:

  • Workshops and information sessions in different languages to promote healthy sexuality and safer sex behaviours;
  • Outreach to diverse East and Southeast Asian communities, community events, women’s organization, and other venue to distribute information, safer sex kit, talk about HIV/AIDS and women’s issues;
  • Community Forum for Asian women to talk about sexuality;
  • Health promotion and wellness events;
  • Referral services to other women agencies;
  • Multilingual brochures and resources on testing and other issues related to healthy sexuality;
  • Peer educator training

Where: 260 Spadina Ave, Suite 410 | Toronto, ON M5T 2E4

Contact: Heywon Kim 416-963-4300 Ext. 225 | women@acas.org | info@acas.org | www.acas.org

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