AIDS Committee of York Region (ACYR) was founded in 1993 and formally incorporated as a registered charitable organization in 1996. We offer:

  • Health and wellness support and services for people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS
  • Harm reduction support and services for people who use drugs
  • Inclusive and safe spaces for members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community and their allies


Model of Change

Our Mission and Vision

To create safe, confidential, and inclusive spaces and services in York Region where people can access dignified support and meaningfully engage in self-determined pathways to well-being. We envision an informed, healthy, stigma-free and compassionate community.

Who We Work With

We offer specialized and combined programs for:

    • People living with HIV/AIDS (newly diagnosed to long-term survivors)
    • People affected by or at risk of HIV and Hep C
    • People who use drugs
    • People who identify as 2SLGBTQ+
    • People supporting vulnerable and marginalized community members