About

At HIV/AIDS Resources and Community Health (ARCH), we dream of a time and place where everyone is free to live healthy, stigma-free, vital lives.

To achieve this vision, we provide programs, services, education and support to people living with, affected by, and at risk of, HIV and AIDS in Guelph, Wellington County, Dufferin, Grey and Bruce Counties.

Whether you are living with or affected by HIV and AIDS, ARCH has programs and services available that can meet your needs. ARCH provides accessible, culturally responsive, and holistic support services and programs. Our goal is to engage, empower and build the capacity of people living with HIV and AIDS, individuals and families affected by HIV and AIDS by offering services that meet people and communities where they are at and by responding to identified needs.

We provide anti-oppressive, sex-positive, inclusive care, treatment and prevention services in the area of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted blood-borne infections through innovative health promotion strategies and community engagement.

Vision Statement

We dream of a time and place where everyone is free to live healthy, stigma-free, vital lives.

Greater and more Meaningful Engagement of People who live with HIV/AIDS • Harm Reduction-Based • Anti-Oppressive • Inclusive • Respectful • Caring • Accepting • Passionate and Committed • Accountable • Accessible • Sex-Positive • Client-Centered • Evidence-Based • Strength-Based • Self-Determination • Flexible 

 

Our 2016-17 Board Members:

President: Thomas Sasso

Vice President: Lloyd Bowers

Treasurer: Alison Burnett

Secretary: Susan Otten

Directors: 

  • Janice Tigert-Walters
  • Kieran Drohan-Jennings
  • Jessica Cragg-Groux
  • Charles Parchem
  • Chris Rynberk

As a non-profit organization, HIV/AIDS Resources and Community Health rely on community support and funding to assist us in meeting our vision and program delivery. We are dependent on donations from individuals, corporations, foundations, community groups and proceeds from our fundraising events.

Your support of ARCH is the best way to make the biggest impact in preventing HIV/AIDS in our community. All donations made to HIV/AIDS Resources and Community Health is tax deductible and eligible to receive a charitable tax receipt. Charitable Registration # BN 10668 9821 RR0001.

To partner with us financially, please visit our page on Canada Helps.

For other volunteer opportunities, check out our “Help Us” page.

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