ACCH

Harm Reduction Projects - Safer Sex and Safer Injection

The following members of the Alberta Community Council on HIV are a part of the Harm Reduction Projects - Safer Sex and Safer Injection.

ARCHES

Safer Sex and Safer Injection

The Lethbridge HIV Connection Society is a volunteer-based non-for profit organization that provides leadership in building individual and community capacity to respond to and reduce the harm associated with HIV and Hepatitis C.

Calgary Sexual Health Centre

Safer Sex

The Calgary Sexual Health Centre aims to normalize sexual health in Alberta by providing evidence-informed, non-judgmental sexual and reproductive health programs and services.

HIV Community Link

Safer Sex and Safer Injection

HIVCL works to reduce the harmful effects of HIV by providing programs and services that help people living with HIV make healthy choices and enjoy a better quality of life. We advocate for those living with HIV, battling misunderstandings and prejudice. We partner with our community to develop a caring and compassionate society.

HIV Edmonton

Safer Sex

HIV Edmonton supports people living with, and affected by HIV and AIDS by: developing educational resources for community organizations, healthcare professionals and the general public; developing and delivering prevention, health promotion and support programs; and providing a voice for people living with, and affected by HIV and AIDS through our work with local, provincial and national organizations on policy development, health strategy and program design.

HIV North Society

Safer Sex and Safer Injection

HIV North is a not-for-profit AIDS service organization based in Grande Prairie, Peace River, and Fort McMurray. We promote awareness, initiate prevention and provide care and support throughout the northern region of the province. Whether you are living positive, have been personally affected by HIV, or hope never to be, connect with us.

HIV West Yellowhead

Safer Sex and Safer Injection

Using a harm reduction approach, HIV West Yellowhead located in Hinton, Alberta creates supportive environments for those at risk, infected and affected by HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C and sexually transmitted infections through outreach, partnerships, leadership, education and fund development.

Safeworks Harm Reduction Program

Safer Sex and Safer Injection

Safeworks is a harm reduction program in Calgary based at the Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre that provides harm reduction supply distribution to the Calgary health zone alongside outreach-based harm reduction and sexual health services for people who use drugs and other groups that experience a disproportionate burden of sexually transmitted and blood borne infections.

Shining Mountains

Safer Sex

Shining Mountains Living Community Services provides a wide range of community services for people at risk for and who are living with HIV/AIDS and/or HCV, homelessness, domestic violence, and addictions. We offer Cultural Training for organizations, education, referral programs and capacity building. Our programs help people help themselves and address issues related to HIV/AIDS, HCV, STI's, homelessness, domestic violence, addiction, and self sufficiency, thereby reducing the incidence of harm to individuals and communities.

Streetworks

Safer Sex and Safer Injection

Streetworks is based on important philosophies like Harm Reduction, Health Promotion, and Primary Health Care. Building strengths, outreach, relationship-based work, decreasing barriers and advocacy are paramount in meeting the goals of the program. Streetworks is made up of a Team Leader, 3 Nurses and 4 Outreach workers.

Turning Point Society of Alberta

Safer Sex and Safer Injection

Turning Point Society of Central Alberta, formerly known as The Central Alberta AIDS Network Society (CAANS) is a local charity responsible for sexually transmitted and blood borne infection prevention and support in the Alberta Health Service Central Zone. This service area is the second largest in Alberta at 95,000 square kilometres and contains a population of over 453,469.