Join Us for "A Taste For Life"

On April 19th, dine at one of the many local participating resturants and help raise funds for people living with HIV/AIDS. Participating resturants donate 15% of their evening (or afternoon) sales.

For local contacts, email: . Visit for more information.

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Learn About Monkeypox

Learn about upcoming monkeypox vaccine clinics, vaccine eligibility, and keep up to date with information and risk factors from your local health unit.

Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit
Peterborough Public Health


As of April 1st, PARN has moved to a new location.
Visit us at our new address: 60 Hunter Street East, 2nd floor, Peterborough, K9H 1G5

Two people, showing only hands, one is a skilled professional drawing blood, the other is being tested for HIV.

Order a free HIV self-test

PARN – Your Community AIDS Resource Network is piloting GetaKit, an HIV self-test delivery program. GetaKit by PARN is designed to make HIV self-testing available in Four Counties (Haliburton, Northumberland, Peterborouh, City of Kawartha Lakes) for residents 16 years or older, who identity as gay, bisexual, and men who have sex with men. 

Harm Reduction Supplies Available Here

Interested in ways to use more safely? We can help.

We’re Here to Help. Confidentiality Assured.

PARN – Your Community AIDS Resource Network is a community based agency providing support and health promotion for people living with or affected by HIV and/or AIDS. PARN provides education for people at risk for HIV and awareness of AIDS issues to the broader community.

HIV Support Services

PARN provides compassionate and confidential support to people who are living with and affected by HIV and/or AIDS in the City of Peterborough and the four counties of Peterborough, Haliburton, Northumberland and City of Kawartha Lakes.

Rainbow Youth

The Rainbow Youth Program works to create safer spaces and promote inclusive services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, 2-spirit, intersex, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) youth in the 4 Counties.


Harm Reduction Works

PARN provides harm reduction supplies to people who use injection and inhalation drugs in order to reduce the risk of HIV transmission and other blood-borne infections.



PARN works to prevent the transmission of HIV by providing education, information and resources to groups at risk and the general public in the counties of Peterborough, Northumberland, Haliburton and City of Kawartha Lakes.


The WHAI is a long-term strategy funded by the Ontario AIDS Bureau to strengthen the capacity of communities to support women who live with or are affected by HIV and/or AIDS.


Volunteers @ PARN

Volunteers are an integral part of the PARN team and make it possible for us to serve our communities. Find out how you can get involved at PARN.