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The Tommy Sexton Centre Shelter is asking for your help to make this a happy holiday season for all.


The ACNL is pleased to announce that we will be partnering with Belbin's Grocery for their "15% Back Fundraiser". This is a great opportunity to support the ACNL while doing your normal grocery shopping, here's how it works.

  1. Make a donation to the ACNL of $25 or more and provide your full name, phone number and address
  2. Specify that you wish to participate in the "15% Back Fundraiser"
  3. Once your donation has been received the ACNL will contact Belbin's Grocery on your behalf and request they open a credit account for the amount of your donation
  4. Belbin's Grocery will then give 15% back to the...

The AIDS Committee of Newfoundland and Labrador (ACNL) is preparing a booklet so that older adults have all the information they need to take care of their sexual health.

We know that older adults are not always comfortable talking about their sexual health. We also know that sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise among older adults. We would like your feedback using this anonymous survey about what information should go in the booklet.

The survey tool being used is called Survey Monkey, and it does not give the names of the people who fill it out; so no one will know who you are or...

On behalf of the Tommy Sexton Centre Board of Directors, clients and staff, we thank the family of Chris Hyndman for their generosity. The Tommy Sexton Shelter provides shelter and health services to over 1200 individuals per year, all donations will help us to continue building a healthy community. We hope for Steven, Mrs. Hyndman and family that the good memories and stories of Chris will bring comfort as you find your way through this difficult time. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Newfoundland has lost an ambassidor and our gay youth has lost an amazing role model.

Donations in...

AIDS Committee of Newfoundland & Labrador
2015 Annual General Meeting


The AIDS Committee of Newfoundland & Labrador will be holding the organizational Annual General Meeting on June 27, 2015 beginning at 2:30PM.  The meeting will be held at the Tommy Sexton Center, 47 Janeway Place, St. John’s, NL.

Mary Innis, Research Consultant will be speaking on her ACNL work with the senior’s community in development of a sexual health manual for persons over 55 yrs.  The Sexual Health Manual “Sex Over Fifty-Five: Sexual Freedom for Older Adults” is a project of the ACNL HIV & Aging Working...


If the above video does not work please use the link below to access the CBC website directly.
CBC's interview with Sara Sexton

The SWAP mobile distribution service has resumed.  Call 634-7927 (SWAP) in Corner Brook or 757-7927 (SWAP) in St. John's to request a delivery or pick up.

In person service will continue as normal at the ACNL office on 47 Janeway Place.  The hours of operation are:
Monday - Friday
8:30AM - 4:00PM

With the music festival season fast approaching SWAP wants you to make sure to keep yourselves safe.  The risk of overdosing and/or taking drugs you don't know can lead to a large amount of problems that can result in hospitalization or even death.  Know what to do to party safer, your life might depend on it.



Light up your night with a tasty delight!

A Taste for Life started in Ottawa in 1999 in support of Bruce House and the Snowy Owl AIDS Foundation.
Since then Taste has been joined by 23 communities from Newfoundland to Alberta, Toronto to Stratford.

Participating Taste restaurants open their doors on April 22nd and donate 25% of their evening sales to AIDS Service Organizations in their community.  Support the men, women and children in your community by going out to dinner.

More information can be found here

Here is a list of our participating restaurants:

The Sprout

Address: 364 Duckworth...

Healthy gay men who take a new drug before and after sex will cut their risk of HIV infection by up to 86%, according to new research.  The Proud study, conducted in England, provides the first evidence that prophylactic HIV treatment is highly effective in a real-world setting.  It showed that pre-exposure to the HIV drug Truvada can reduce the risk of infection in men-who-have-sex-with-men (MSM) by as much as 86 per cent.

Read the full article here


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