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Mission Statement

Réseau ACCESS Network is a non-profit, community-based charitable organization, committed to promoting wellness, education, harm and risk reduction and education.  Réseau ACCESS Network supports individuals – and serves the whole community - in a comprehensive / holistic approach to HIV/AIDS, Hep C and related health issues.

Services at Réseau ACCESS Network

There are three primary groupings of services available:

1. Direct Client Services

a) For persons living with HIV/AIDS and those co-infected with Hepatitis C:

  • Case Management
  • Counselling
  • Supportive Practical Assistance
  • Women’s Clinic
  • Outreach Services – Harm Reduction
  • HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C and STI testing available with Health Unit
  • Gay Men and Men who have sex with Men (MSM) Sexual Health Program

b) For persons living with Hepatitis C and those co-infected with HIV/AIDS:

  • Case Management
  • Counselling
  • Supportive Practical Assistance
  • Hepatitis C Treatment
  • Women’s Clinic
  • Outreach Services – Harm Reduction
  • HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C and STI testing available with Health Unit
  • Gay Men and Men who have sex with Men (MSM) Sexual Health Program

c) For persons affected by, or at risk of HIV/AIDS and/or Hepatitis C:

  • Outreach Services – Harm Reduction
  • Referrals
  • Supportive Counselling
  • Women’s Clinic
  • HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C and STI testing available with Health Unit
  • Gay Men and Men who have sex with Men (MSM) Sexual Health Program

2. Education and Prevention Services

Effective education can help prevent new infections by providing people with information about HIV and Hepatitis C, how they are passed on, and in doing so equip individuals with the knowledge to protect themselves from becoming infected.

Education is provided through:

  • Education in Schools
  • Education in the Workplace
  • Speaker’s Bureau
  • Opening Doors Conference
  • Women and HIV/AIDS Community Development Program
  • Health Sexuality and Youth Program
  • Placement Students

 3. Community Resources – Volunteer Services

Volunteering has a meaningful, positive impact on our community. Volunteering with Réseau ACCESS Network is a great opportunity to develop new skills, gain work experience, meet interesting people, be part of a team and work in a friendly and supportive environment. Our volunteers are a valuable resource and an important link between Réseau ACCESS Network and the people who make up the community we serve.

To access any of the services listed above, please contact the Clerical Intake Worker at 705-688-0500 or at 111 Elm Street, Suite 203 in Sudbury.  They will connect you to the most appropriate staff member.

We abide by the following Philosophy Statement

ACCEPTANCE, AFFIRMATION, ASSISTANCE, ADVOCACY AND ACCOUNTABILITY

As a team working collaboratively and with passion, dedication and creativity:

We ACCEPT every individual regardless of race, colour, creed, religion, ethnic origin, gender, language, physical or mental status, sexual orientation, drug and/or alcohol use, age, gender identity, sexual risk behaviour or level of education.

We do all within our power to AFFIRM in each individual’s unique self-worth.

We provide ASSISTANCE to individuals in an atmosphere of confidentiality.

We ADVOCATE for continuous improvement in support services, education, harm reduction, public awareness, and ongoing public financial support.

We are ACCOUNTABLE to the public, individuals we serve, and our funders and supporters for our programs and services and stewardship of funds.