COVID-19 Street Outreach

Aids Committee of Durham Region (ACDR)

ACDR programs are being held remotely as much as possible while social distancing is in effect. For program information or to request a virtual sexual health workshop for your organization or youth group, email to be directed to the coordinator you
need. For support services such as food bank and health system navigation for people living with HIV and their families, please email We will get back to you as soon as possible. For more information on ACDR, please Check:

ACDR’s volunteer department is currently receiving applications for student placements for fall 2020 and later. Our volunteer opportunities will increase as it becomes safe to do so. Contact

John Howard Society
(905) 440-5410

Project X-Change Outreach is delivering harm reduction supplies to individuals in the community with adjusted hours of 6-11pm – Clients can text or call outreach at (905) 440-5410.
Harm Reduction Services are being offered at all of the JHS offices.

New Hours are:
Oshawa – Monday to Friday 8am – Noon and 1- 4pm
Whitby – Monday to Thursday 8am- 4 pm
Fridays 8 am – 2:30 pm
Bowmanville – Monday to Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Evening Harm Outreach continues 6pm – 11pm by phone.
All hours and phone numbers are posted at all offices.
Outreach presence at community agencies, Women’s drop-in program, and kit-making groups have been temporarily suspended until further notice.

Community Development Council of Durham
905.686.2661 ext 227

Outreach Services for Ajax/Pickering continue through phone and email. Please contact 905.686.2661 ext 227 for support. Voicemails will be returned within 1-2 business days.
Outreach will be attending the Ajax Hygiene HUB on:
• Mondays from 9 to about 2 pm.
• Wednesdays from 12 – 5 pm.
• Friday all day

We are available to meet with clients from the Ajax/Pickering area who
attend the HUB, to provide housing supports.

Primary Care Outreach Program 289-979-9428

PCOP continues to provide Outreach 8-4 Monday to Friday, in collaboration with Mission United.

Contact: 289-979-9428

Welcoming Streets Harm Reduction

Outreach is being provided as of now according to the schedule below.
People can access harm reduction supplies, naloxone, basic essentials, and light refreshments. We can also aid with referrals and support.
Monday to Friday:

Welcoming Streets:

Welcoming Streets new outreach schedule is now effective:

10:30-12:30: Foot Patrol on the streets. Checking in with businesses and individuals experiencing homelessness.
12:30-1: Lunch
1:00-3:00: Drop In at Metis Nation of Ontario (MTO) for individuals experiencing homelessness, individuals who use drugs, and those in crisis.
3:00-3:30: Mobile Outreach and Check In

Contact Numbers for WSI: Lindsay 289-355-8938 or Adam 289-385-6992

We are scaling back our services to our to the initial target population of WSI prior to COVID-19. With United Mission providing food, drinks and pantry items there is not a need for us to be stationed there with all our supplies. We will continue to walk by and check in but will be referring to United Mission for various items but we will be shifting our focus to the
most vulnerable clients.

Harm Reduction:
• Outside of Back Door Mission on Bagot Street from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
• Midtown Mall 12:30 to 1:00 pm

Hep C Testing:
• Outside of Back Door Mission on Bagot Street from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
• Midtown Mall 12:30 to 1:00 pm

Welcoming Streets is responding to some business calls, depending on the

Call or text Adam 289-385-3741 or Sara 289-927-5059 (Harm Reduction
Supplies and Hep C info), or Lindsay 289-355-8938 (Welcoming Streets)
We are also driving around in the van and offering services as necessary.
Look for the dark blue van with Carea labelling and flag us down!

Salvation Army Street Ministry

We have moved our Tuesday evening meal program in our truck from Memorial park to MidTown Mall parking lot on the North East corner by the bridge to City hall.

We are there from 6-7 each Tuesday serving a hot meal.

Cornerstone Street Outreach

Staff are located at the accessible door entrance, when individuals do come by. We are screening individuals and asking them to wash hands before entering building.


The Street Outreach Team is holding a Social Hour with refreshments Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am in the driveway of the Outreach Building on Simcoe St. across from Memorial Park.