Know Your Rights: A Guide for Child and Family Service Providers Serving People Living with HIV

This guide was written for child and family service providers who provide support and assistance to people living with or affected by HIV. It includes these sections:

  • Information that my client may require, such as: What is disclosure? What does the law in Canada say about disclosure of HIV status? Do people living with HIV have a legal obligation to disclose their status to their health care provider? 
  • My duties as a service provider, such as: What are my duties to my client with respect to their privacy? What are the consequences for breaching this duty? Are there any limitations on my duty to maintain my client’s confidentiality? 
  • Additional resources