Naturopathic Care

Community Naturopathic Clinic for People living with HIV/AIDS

Naturopathic medicine addresses the root causes of illness, and promotes health and healing using natural therapies.  Naturopathic doctors are highly trained primary health care providers who integrate standard medical diagnostics with a broad range of natural therapies.

The Community PHA Naturopathic clinic at Sherbourne Health provides naturopathic care free of charge to people living with HIV/AIDS.

The Clinic is a partnership of the Toronto People with AIDS Foundation (PWA), the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) and Sherbourne Health. It functions as a teaching clinic operated by final-year CCNM students, under the supervision of licensed naturopathic doctors.

This clinic could not offer its services without the generous funding and support of individual donors and funders including the M.A.C. AIDS Fund.

Naturopathic Medicine incorporates a number of therapies including:

  • Botanical medicine
  • Acupuncture
  • Clinical nutrition
  • Homeopathy
  • Lifestyle counselling.


To make an appointment, contact the Naturopathic Coordinator at (416) 324-4164.

Tuesday 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday 2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Saturday General Medicine Naturopathic Clinic
(not limited to people living with HIV/AIDS)

This is a free teaching clinic created in partnership between The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and Sherbourne Health. Clients are seen by fourth-year naturopathic interns under the supervision of a licensed Naturopathic Doctor.

The first two visits include an overall health assessment and this allows the interns to determine a treatment plan.

The following treatment modalities are offered at this clinic:

  •  Botanical medicine
  • Acupuncture
  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Homeopathy
  • Lifestyle Counselling
  • Constitutional Hydrotherapy

Hours & Contact

Saturdays (excluding statutory holiday weekends): 1:15 pm – 5:45 pm
Phone: (416) 498-1255 x444
Fax: (416) 324-4184

Admission Criteria

In order to apply to the patient waiting list, you must answer “yes” to any of the following criteria:

  •  You are a member of the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning) community
  • You are currently seeing a health care provider at Sherbourne Health
  • You live in the Sherbourne Health neighbourhood
  • You are homeless and/or living in a shelter
  • You are a recent newcomer to Canada

To apply to join the patient waiting list, please contact (416) 498-1255 x444.