Founded in 1983 as the AIDS Committee of Toronto, ACT is now a leader in efforts to end HIV in Toronto. Through HIV and sexual health education, prevention, outreach and mental health supports, we are working towards our vision of a city with zero new HIV infections, zero HIV-related stigma and discrimination, and zero AIDS-related deaths.

ACT works to reduce new HIV infections in Toronto and promotes the independence, dignity, health and well-being of people living with HIV and AIDS and those at increased risk of HIV.

543 Yonge Street, 4th floor, Toronto, ON. M4Y 1Y5
(located on the east side of Yonge, just south of Wellesley and Wellesley TTC subway station).

Tuesday to Thursday: 10am to 7pm
Friday: 10am to 5pm
Closed: Mondays, Weekends, and Statutory Holidays.

Main: 416-340- 2437
Voicemail: 416-340- 8484
General email:

ACT launched HIVnow in June of 2015 as an opportunity to engage gay, bi, and queer men in meaningful discussions about the changing reality of HIV in Toronto. The original website ( included up to date information about: PrEP, undetectable viral load, HIV testing guidelines, and criminalization of HIV non-disclosure.

In 2023, ACT’s outreach team conducted a complete overhaul of HIVnow to update the website with new information. We will continue to monitor emerging trends and update the website accordingly. It is our goal that HIVnow is a comprehensive resource for information about PrEP and U=U.

ACT would like to say thank you to the MAC AIDS Foundation and all our community partners who helped develop this resource:

2-Spirited People of the 1st Nations:

Andrea Sharp, MSW, UHN Toronto General Hospital, The Immunodeficiency Clinic:

Committee for Accessible AIDS Treatment (Improving Access, Building Community Capacity and Promoting PHA Leadership):

Darrell Tan, Scientist, Li Ka Sing Knowledge Institute, St Michael’s Hospital:

Hassle Free Clinic:

PrEP Facts: Rethinking HIV Prevention and Sex:

The videos on the ‘What is PrEP?’ and ‘What is Viral Load?’ pages are produced by the GMSH:

Medsexpert Clinic and Pharmacy:

The PrEP Clinic, Toronto, Brampton, Ottawa, Online:

Mitchell Pateman, Web Developer
Mitchel Raphael, Photographer
Kyle Greenwood, Graphic Designer
Keith Cooke, Artist
and all of our models!

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This document was last updated on October 25, 2023.


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