Harm Reduction

A Collective Voice

View Harm Reduction related resources located regionally, nationally and internationally.


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.

HIV Edmonton

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

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.

Shining Mountain Living Community Services

Shining Mountains 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 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

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.

Canadian Harm Reduction Network

A meeting place for individuals and organizations across Canada dedicated to reducing the social, health and economic harms associated with drugs and drug policies.

Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse

A not-for-profit organization working to reduce the health, social and economic harm associated with substance abuse and addictions.

Harm Reduction Coalition

The Harm Reduction Coalition is committed to reducing drug-related harm reduction among individuals and communities by initiating and promoting local, regional and national harm reduction education, intervention and community organizing.

International Harm Reduction Association

An international professional association for individuals and organizations concerned with the development of drug policies to reduce the harmful consequences of drug use and current drug policies.

Drug Policy Alliance

The Drug Policy Alliance is dedicated to publicizing alternatives to current anti-drug strategies which include articles and DPA press releases.

Safeworks Harm Reduction Program

Safeworks is a needle exchange, injection drug education and prevention program.