ACON is New South Wales’ leading health promotion organisation specialising in HIV prevention, HIV support and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) health.

What they do:

  • ACON promotes the health and wellbeing of the LGBTI community and people with HIV.
  • They provide information and support for people at risk of or affected by HIV, including sex workers, people who use drugs and the family and/or carers of people with HIV.
  • They run HIV prevention programs for the groups most at risk of HIV transmission – gay men, sex workers and people who inject drugs.
  • For people with HIV, their families and carers, ACON provides a broad range of health promotion and support services. In the area of policy and advocacy,
  • They can provide advice on issues related to HIV and human rights.

ACON's work also covers other health issues for our communities such as:

  • Sexual health
  • Mental health
  • Alcohol and other drug use
  • Ageing
  • Tobacco Cessation
  • Homophobic violence
  • Domestic violence
  • Counselling
  • Community care
  • Housing
  • Workplace Equality

ACON have a broad range of services that are accessible to those living in Sydney. Their web resources can of course be accessed from anywhere with a web connection and we highly recommend visiting their site for some of the most up to date sexual health information available anywhere.

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