Category: Community News

From Realize Background: Realize Realize is a national, multi-sector, multi-disciplinary organization, formed in 1998 to address the emerging need for a national comprehensive response to rehabilitation issues in the context of HIV.  It is Realize’s vision that the daily lives of people living with HIV/AIDS will be improved in direct and meaningful ways through rehabilitation care, support, and… Read more »

PRICK! is a private and confidential on-the-spot STI testing event for all ‘guys who like guys’ Who is PRICK for? Our definition of ‘guy’ includes: bi, cis, curious, gay, male, non-binary, queer, questioning, straight, trans, two-spirit, and all other guys who like guys. Tests included are for chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis (A,B &C), HIV and syphilis…. Read more »

Community Perspectives on Governance at PAN

This is the fourth in a series of monthly blog posts representing perspectives on potential governance changes at PAN. These posts represent voices across the network – staff, PAN Board members, people living with HIV, and community members – sharing their thoughts on these changes. This month, Evaluation Manager Mona Lee takes the results from… Read more »

The Canadian Society for International Health (CSIH) wants to showcase Canadian HIV/AIDS stories. This year the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018), hosted in Amsterdam, Netherlands from July 23 to 27, will highlight the theme “Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges.” The Canadian Society for International Health is pleased to be developing and coordinating activities for the… Read more »

Youth and Young Adults Invitation  Vancouver Foundation wants to learn from you! Join us for a community conversation with other self-identified immigrant/refugee and Indigenous youth and young adults (29 and under) If you are interested in addressing the issues faced by your communities and/or interested in working for the non-profit and charitable sector please come join us… Read more »

Job posting: ICM Harm Reduction Support Worker, Victoria

AIDS Vancouver Island (Victoria) is hiring  for full time and casual positions Job Summary: The ICM Harm Reduction Support Worker will work on a multidisciplinary team to provide a broad range of psychosocial and health-related supports to individuals in accordance with the Team’s goals and objectives.   Key Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Actively engages with people who… Read more »

The Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation provides compassionate HIV care for people living with significant health and social issues including mental illness, trauma, addictions, unstable housing and poverty. Through its day health, 24-hour care residence and enhanced supportive housing programs, the Dr. Peter Centre provides healthy meals, counselling, therapies, nursing, and a safe place for peer… Read more »

  PRICK! is a private and confidential on-the-spot STI testing event for all ‘guys who like guys’ and the rainbow community. Who is PRICK for? Our definition of ‘guy’ includes: bi, cis, curious, gay, male, non-binary, queer, questioning, straight, trans, two-spirit, and all other guys who like guys. Tests included are for chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis… Read more »

If you attended one of the webinars about the Community Action Fund Funding Reporting Tool (CRT), you may want to have a copy of the webinar on hand for reference. If you have questions about your project or details about the reporting process, please contact your Project Manager.   View slide deck (pdf)  Download slide… Read more »

The Collective Impact Network (CIN) is a Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) sponsored initiative, being co-led by PAN acting as the backbone. It consists of the six PHSA-contracted agencies that are supporting the community-based response to HIV and HCV, alongside the PHSA, and including the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) and BC Women’s Hospital…. Read more »