Category: Community News

Peer Support Groups For Women Living with HIV

Peer support groups for women living with HIV in the Lower Mainland are offered on a regular basis.  These groups are safe & confidential. Lunch is provided.   SWIN Group for Aboriginal women Location: Positive Living BC, 4th fl- 1101 Seymour Street, Vancouver Time: Friday, 11:30 AM -1:30 PM Upcoming Dates: April 5th, May 10th, June… Read more »

Survey: BCCDC Injectable Hormone Supply Distribution

Help the BC Centre for Disease Control improve access to harm reduction supplies for injectable hormone therapy. An online survey on accessing gender affirming harm reduction supplies (needles, syringes, etc.) for trans, Two-Spirit, and gender-diverse folks in BC. Completed surveys will be entered into a draw for $25 gift cards. Questions? Email [email protected] Survey closes… Read more »

Join CATIE for a webinar to learn more about how Terrence Higgins Trust developed and delivered its “Can’t Pass It On” campaign in the United Kingdom, and the lessons we can apply here in Canada. Date: March 28, 2019 Time: 9:00 AM Pacific time Terrence Higgins Trust is a British charity that increases awareness and… Read more »

As I read through interviews from Positive Living Positive Homes (PLPH) (a community-based research study that explores experiences of people living with HIV on HIV and housing over time), one thing that has struck me is the way that unstable housing can affect people’s experience of time. Many people have shared that when they do… Read more »

Position: Peer Coordinator Status: Part time, 20 hours per week Time Period: 1-year contract position Remuneration:  $25,000 over contract term plus competitive benefits package Location: Flexible Reporting to: Manager of Human Rights Project Closing Date for Applications:  Friday, March 29, 2019. Please submit your cover letter and CV to [email protected]   Summary of the position: The Peer Coordinator will be responsible for… Read more »

Introduction Founded in 1987, McLaren Housing Society of B.C. (MHS) was the first HIV/AIDS housing provider in Canada. From a private residence offering accommodation to 5 people the organization has expanded to provide a variety of innovative affordable housing options and support services to more than 300 individuals and families in Vancouver and the Lower… Read more »

Universities Without Walls (UWW) invites you to our 7th online seminar,  Investigating Intersections between Mental Health, Hep C, HIV, and STBBIs. Date: Monday, March 25th, 2019. Time: 9:30 – 10:30 AM  Pacific time This seminar will be led by Dr. Oralia Gomez-Ramirez, sociocultural anthropologist, qualitative health researcher, and early career evaluator. Oralia completed a Ph.D…. Read more »

Mail: CGSHE, c/o St Paul’s Hospital, 1081 Burrard, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Y6 Offices: 11th Floor- 1190 Hornby St / 647 E Hastings St Vancouver, BC I Unceded Traditional Territories Job title: Research Coordinator – SHAWNA Qualitative and Arts-Based Research Organization: Centre for Gender & Sexual Health Equity Organization Located in Vancouver, BC, the Centre for… Read more »

Date: March 21, 2019 Time: 10:00 – 11:00 Pacific Time As part of their Reducing stigma related to sexuality, substance use and STBBIs, the Canadian Public Health Association presents The effect of public health policies on stigma and innovations in HIV case management nursing This interactive webinar presented by Linda Juergensen from York University and… Read more »

Position: Overdose Prevention/ Harm Reduction Support Worker Hours: full time 37.5 hours per week Tuesday through Saturday Salary: Based on Education and Experience/ Benefits available upon completion of probation period   Job Description: This Position reports to the Harm Reduction and Overdose prevention team lead and is responsible for supporting clients in the Prevention Assessment… Read more »

International Women’s Day Event ‘Championing Choice & Safety: A Womxn’s World in Three Parts’. Options for Sexual Health and Battered Women Support Services are pleased to partner in the presentation and world premiere of the series ‘Her Story (In Three Parts), a short film anthology by local writer/director/actor Camille Hollett-French. Our two organizations have chosen… Read more »