Elevate NWO

Site: Elevate NWO

Service: Support Services

Description & Services
Description (Agency) Provides confidential counselling and referrals to individuals, partners, families on issues relating to HIV/AIDS and HepC
Agency Services
Description (Service) Provides confidential counselling and referrals to individuals, partners, families on issues relating to HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C
 
  • Offers practical assistance to clients (rides to appointments, buddies, advocacy) 
  • Runs the Mother's Cupboard for agency clients, primarily emergency food 
  • Provides support groups and workshops for HIV-positive people, families, friends, partners and other groups as needed 
  • Facilitates educational presentations to public, institutions, schools, workplace 
  • Holds health promotion workshops for HIV-positive persons on nutrition, complimentary therapies, retreats, access to clinical trials information 
  • Oversees the Drug Use Outreach program (IDUO) targetting the injection drug using community 
  • Offers HIV clinical care 
  • Offers Hepatitis C information, support, and outreach, and treatment services
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District ; Thunder Bay District
Eligibility Individuals with or affected by AIDS/HIV or Hepatitis C
Application Call to schedule an intake appointment
Languages English
Fees Membership ; Donation
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-345-1516 
Info Line: 807-345-7233
Toll Free Phone 1-800-488-5840 (within 807 area code) 
MOH, AIDS and Sexual Health: 1-800-668-2437 
French: 1-800-267-7432
Fax 807-345-2505
E-Mail info@elevatenwo.org
Website www.elevatenwo.org
Volunteer Coordinator Aaron Leiterman, Director of Community Care; Phone: 807-345-1516 ext 218; Email: aleiterman@elevatenwo.org
Primary Executive Holly Gauvin, Executive Director; Phone: 807-345-1516 ext 224; Email: hgauvin@elevatenwo.org
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 106 Cumberland St N, Suite 102-106
Thunder Bay, ON P7A 4M2
 
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Intersection Cumberland St N and Villa St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1985
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)