About Us


This site was developed by a partnership between Positive Youth Outreach (PYO), The Hospital for Sick Children Divisions of Adolescent Medicine & Infectious Disease, Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange (CATIE), and TeenNet at the University of Toronto in collaboration with youth and youth serving agencies across Canada.

Project Investigators:

Project Coordinator

  • Alison Buchan, MSW

Lead Editor

  1. Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR) for funding this web site. CANFAR is a national charitable foundation created to raise awareness in order to generate funds for research into all aspects of HIV infection and AIDS.
  2. The Ontario HIV Treatment Network for providing the seed research funding (http://www.ohtn.on.ca/). The Ontario HIV Treatment Network (OHTN) is a not-for-profit agency funded by the AIDS Bureau of the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. Their mission is to optimize the quality of life of people living with HIV in Ontario and to promote excellence and innovation in treatment, research, education and prevention through a collaborative network of excellence representing consumers, providers, researchers and other stakeholders.
  3. Levi Strauss for providing the original funds to develop resources for youth.

Hospital for Sick Children University of Toronto Positive Youth Outreach CATIE