The Tommy Sexton Shelter – AIDS Committee of NL

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47 Janeway Place
St. John’s, NL
A1A 1R7

Tel: (709) 579-8656
Shelter Tel: (709) 579-8348
Toll Free: 1-800-563-1575
Fax: (709) 579-0559



To provide supportive programs and services aimed at preventing HIV/AIDS and supporting persons living with and affected by HIV/AIDS

Target Population:

Individuals living with HIV/AIDS, injection drug users; youth age 16 and above

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

  • 6 supportive housing units and a short-term shelter for persons age 16 and older (priority given to those living with HIV/AIDS)
  • Advocate for social and political change
  • Network with groups working with HIV / AIDS on a regional, provincial, national, and international level
  • PHA buddy program / Health Fund
  • Treatment Information / Needle Exchange Program (SWAP)
  • Male and Female condoms
  • HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C and STI Education / Support Services