Category: Funding and Resource News

Announcing the HIV Housing Toolkit!

PAN is delighted to announce the launch of its HIV Housing Toolkit! Explore the HIV Housing Toolkit by visiting This Toolkit was developed as part of knowledge translation for the community-based research study Positive Living, Positive Homes. Many people who participated in this study expressed a need for this kind of tool as it… Read more »

Counselling for MMIWG Impacted Individuals

The First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) administers free counselling services in BC available to survivors, family members and individuals affected by the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. People of all genders are encouraged to connect to this counselling. Individuals do not need to have status and can live on or off… Read more »

Know Your Rights Handbook

Pivot Legal Society has launched Know Your Rights: A guide for people who rely on public space. This guide is a toolkit designed for people who rely on public space and regularly interact with law enforcement figures, including police, bylaw officers, and private security guards, due to their living conditions. Download the guide In tandem… Read more »

New resource from YouthCO: Reclaiming our Health

YouthCO has released a new booklet (available on their website) called Reclaiming Our Health. This booklet was developed with funding from the PHSA Innovation Fund. This booklet, developed by and for Trans, Two Spirit, and non-binary (T2SNB) youth, helps to provide information about HIV and hepatitis C that is both accurate and useful for these… Read more »

Two New Anticipatory Calls for Proposals

Updated August 26, 2019 PAN has received a document called Pathways to Care- Additional Questions and Answers. To ensure you don’t miss any details, please download it for your reference. On July 17, 2019, the Government of Canada launched two new anticipatory Calls for Proposals that may be of interest to you. These calls are… Read more »

From: Canadian Institutes of Health Research News release July 18, 2019 – Vancouver, BC – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Over the past decades, research has played an important role in the prevention, care and treatment of sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBI). Despite advances, an increasing number of people are living with, at risk of,… Read more »

  The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) has issued an RFP for HIV & hepatitis C Prevention, Care and Treatment Services.   To view RFP on BC Bid: 1. Go to 2. Click Browse for Bid Opportunities or Bid Results 3. Click Browse opportunities by organization 4. Click on Provincial Health Services Authority 5. Click on RFP 2019-VCH-006 “HIV &… Read more »

The BC Government released this news on June 26, 2019:  People experiencing mental health and addictions challenges will soon have better access to the services they need, thanks to a new vision for care outlined in A Pathway to Hope: A roadmap for making mental health and addictions care better for people in British Columbia…. Read more »

Community Counselling Grants

Funding Announcement Community Counselling Grant Opportunity – Request for Proposals Community Action Initiative is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity! In partnership with the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Mental Health & Addictions, we are offering $10M in community counselling grants to: increase access to community-based counselling for improved mental health and substance… Read more »

New PrEP resources on SmartSexResource

This comes via SmartSex Resource; some new items to help the community in its work.   Tools for clinicians We’ve created an HIV-PrEP Toolkit specifically for clinicians. This Toolkit provides information for providers to increase their understanding and knowledge of HIV PrEP. The toolkit includes: an overview of provincially-funded HIV PrEP in BC resources to… Read more »

Charities Information Session in Vancouver

The Charities Directorate at the Canada Revenue Agency is pleased to announce the return of our free in-person charities information sessions. The information sessions will cover a variety of topics related to maintaining a charity’s registered status, and the responsibilities and legal obligations associated with operating a registered charity. These sessions will inform registered charities… Read more »