AIDS Committee of York Region (ACYR) was founded in 1993 and formally incorporated as a registered charitable organization in 1996. Our organization offers the following services to the residents of York Region:

    • The delivery of dignified support and care to those living with and affected by HIV/AIDS
    • Inclusive and safe space for members of the LGBTQ2S community and their allies
    • Harm Reduction support and safe space

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