Providing Support and Fighting Stigma Since 1988

Welcome to Trellis HIV and Community Care (Formerly HARS), a safer space providing stigma-free HIV/AIDS education, Harm Reduction, and support services across Kingston and South Eastern Ontario.

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Undetectable = Untransmittable (U = U)

The evidence is in: If you are HIV+, take treatment and maintain an undetectable viral load, you can have sex knowing that you won’t pass HIV to your sex partner.

In short, when HIV is undetectable, it’s untransmittable.

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Support, Not Stigma

Read the results of the Integrated Care Hub’s (ICH) Community Needs Assessment, which tells the stories of the people we serve.

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Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)

Prevent HIV with one pill a day. Learn more about
Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, a highly effective HIV prevention strategy that HIV-negative people can use to lower their chance of getting HIV.

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HIV Self-Testing is Here!

Know your HIV status.
Order a test. Do it at home.
Get your results in minutes.
With GetaKit, you’re self-testing, but not testing alone.

Participate in GetaKit - a study about the mail-out delivery of free HIV self-test kits in Ontario.

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Programs and Services

Learn about the many programs and services offered by Trellis HIV and Community Care.

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Our Locations

We’re here to serve! Whether you’re in Kingston or elsewhere in Southeastern Ontario, Trellis HIV and Community Care has options for you.

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Helpful Resources

Looking for information on HIV, sexual health or Harm Reduction? Find it here.

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Get involved with Trellis HIV & Community Care and help our community thrive! From volunteering to taking part in a campaign or event, there are so many ways to make an impact and end stigma.

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