“Busting myths, breaking barriers”

At Planned Parenthood Toronto, we know there are a lot of things that stand in the way of guys going to the doctor.  Our Bust Tha’ Myth resource, developed out of a 2004 consultation with 41 young men and 20 service providers in Toronto, helps to identify myths that are barriers to guys accessing health services, and breaks them down.  Our workshops with young men bring us into the community, where we can talk about sex, healthy relationships, and masculinity.  We know that mental health, relationships, STIs, sex, and substance abuse are issues that young men worry about, and PPT Health Services aims to let guys know that seeing a doctor, nurse, or counsellor around these issues is a smart move. 

Through the Young Men’s Peer Project, supported by the MAC AIDS Fund in 2009-10, young men developed their leadership and facilitation skills, as well as knowledge about sexual health. They then used their skills and knowledge to deliver sexual health workshops to their peers and to develop the “It’s That Easy” campaign promoting condom use, HIV testing and STI testing.

Download a copy of the "It's That Easy" Young Men's Health Campaign order form here!





In an effort to improve access to appointments,  we are making more appointments available this month by changing some of our drop-in hours to booked appointment hours. Please see below for our current drop-in hours.

Regular Drop-In Hours

Monday:          1:00PM - 7:30PM 

Tuesday:        1:00PM- 7:30PM


Thursday:        1:00PM - 7:30PM 


Saturday         10:00AM - 2:00PM* 

*Sexual Health Matters Only

Note: Drop-in hours are subject to change. Check our daily update at the top of this column for today's info.As well, during drop-in, clients are seen on a first-come, first-serve basis, spots are limited, and we begin taking numbers 30 minutes before our drop-in hours begin. If you are coming in after drop-in has started, we recommend that you call ahead to ensure we still have space. To ask about drop-in availability or to book an appointment, call:

 416-961-0113 x. 121

Unfortunately, we are unable to book appointments through e-mail. If you wish to book an appointment, you must call the number above.

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Client Access Line - 416-961-0113 x165

If you are already registered as a PPT Client and just need a question answered by a clinician, you can call our Client Access Line at 416-961-0113 (Extension 165) to speak directly with a PPT clinician! Our Client Access Line runs weekday mornings (Monday-Friday) from 11:00AM - 11:45AM and Monday-Thursday in the evening from 7:15PM - 8:00PM.

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 Clinic Hours

Mon, Tues, Thurs: 9:30-8:00
Wednesday: 9:30-12:00;4:00-8:00
Friday: 9:30-4:00
Saturday: 10:00-2:00

 The clinic is located at

36B Prince Arthur Ave., Toronto, ON
M5R 1A9 Canada [
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Planned Parenthood Toronto receives funding from the Toronto Central LHIN and from the Government of Ontario. The views expressed on this website are the views of PPT and do not necessarily reflect those of the Toronto Central LHIN or of the Government of Ontario

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