Do you plan or provide HIV prevention programs in a rural or remote area of Canada?
Many HIV prevention program models respond to the needs of urban communities, but these strategies are often impractical or ineffective in rural settings. A team of researchers has assembled a compilation of promising and innovative HIV prevention programs in rural and remote areas of Canada.

Program Name Address Contact Information Populations Served Program Type
A Guide to Wise Practices: For HIV/AIDS education and Prevention Programs
655 West 12th Avenue
Vancouver, BC
V5Z 4R4

Phone: 604-707-5605
Email: cheemamuk@bccdc.ca
Website: http://www.bccdc.ca/SexualHealth/Programs/CheeMamukAboriginalProgram/def...

  • Indigenous peoples
  • Community
    • Education
    • Peer-to-peer
    • Resource development
  • Individual
    • Education
  • Policy
    • Education (government level)
    • Resource development
Aboriginal Ways of Knowledge, Teachings and Traditions in addressing HIV and AIDS in Saskatchewan [Training component]
2735 5 Avenue
Regina, SK
S4T 0L2

Name:Leona Quewezance

Position: Program Director

Phone: 306-924-8424 ext. 227

Email: lquewezance@sasktel.net

Website: http://www.allnationshope.ca

  • Government agencies/institutions
  • Indigenous peoples
  • People living with HIV/AIDS
  • Service providers
  • Community
    • Education
    • Harm reduction
    • Resource development
  • Individual
    • Education
    • Harm reduction
Bridging the Divide: Empowerment Through Informed Choices
1192 101 Street
North Battleford, SK
S9A 0Z6

Name: Kent Lindgren

Position: Project Coordinator

Phone: 306-937-6810

Email: klindgren@btchealth.org

  • Incarcerated and/or remanded individuals
  • Indigenous peoples
  • People who use drugs
  • Women
  • Youth
  • Community
    • Education
    • Harm reduction
  • Individual
    • Education
    • Harm reduction
FOXY (Fostering Open eXpression among Youth)
3506 MacDonald Drive
Yellowknife, NT
X1A 2H1

Name: Candice Lys

Position: Project Lead

Phone: 867-444-9108

Email: candice.lys@ichr.ca

Website: http://arcticfoxy.com/

  • Youth
  • Community
    • Art
    • Education
    • Peer-to-peer
  • Individual
    • Education
Gravity
302 Buffalo St
Banff, AB
T1L 1C8

Name: Ken Fierheller

Position: Project Manager

Phone: 403-762-0690

Email: KFierheller@aidscalgary.org

Web site: http://www.aidscalgary.org/

  • Youth
  • Community
    • Peer-to-peer
  • Individual
    • Education
HIV Prevention Program
145 Front Street East Suite105
Toronto, ON
M5A 1E3

Name: Art Zoccole
Position: Executive Director
Agency: 2-Spirited People of the 1st Nations
Phone: 416-944-9300 ext. 222
Email: art@2spirits.com
Website: http://www.2spirits.com/

  • Indigenous peoples
  • Sexual minorities
  • Community
    • Education
    • Peer-to-peer
    • Resource development
  • Individual
    • Education
Integrated support and education services
Unit 108 - 32883 South Fraser Way
Abbotsford, BC
V2T 2Z1

Name: Kindra Breau
Position: Community Engagement
Phone: 604-854-1101
Email: plfvcentre@plfv.org
Website: http://plfv.org

  • People living with HIV/AIDS
  • People who use drugs
  • Community
    • Education
    • Peer-to-peer
  • Individual
    • Counselling
    • Education
KnowledgeConnect Webinar Series
603 – 402 West Pender Street
Vancouver, BC
V6B 1T6

Website: http://pacificaidsnetwork.org/

Name: Stacy Leblanc

Position: Director of Program Development

Phone: 604.968.3160

Email:  stacy@pacificaidsnetwork.org

  • Service providers
  • Community
    • Education
    • Resource development
    • Social media
Mobile X Mobile Needle Exchange
1284F Gladstone Ave
Victoria, BC
V8T 1G6

Name: Brittney Johnstone
Position: Acting Executive Director
Phone:250.388.6220
Email:  access@varcs.org
Website: http://www.varcs.org

  • People living with HIV/AIDS
  • People who use drugs
  • Community
    • Education
    • Harm reduction
  • Individual
    • Counselling
    • Education
    • Harm reduction
Peer-to-peer HIV education/prevention program for youth
65 Brunswick St, Suite G17
Fredericton, NB
E3B 1G5

Name: Stephen Alexander/Jessi Taylor
Position: Executive Director/Education Program Manager
Phone: 1-800-561-4009  ext.105/ext.104
Email: stephena@aidsnb.com/jesse@aidsnb.com
Website: www.aidsnb.com

  • Youth
  • Community
    • Education
    • Peer-to-peer
  • Individual
    • Education
Positive Prevention: Front Line Warriors (FLW)
1563 2 Avenue
Prince George, BC
V2L 3B8

Name: Sandra Sasaki

Position: Education Manager/ Positive Prevention Coordinator

Phone: 250.562.1172

Email: ssasaki@positivelivingnorth.org

Website: http://positivelivingnorth.org
 

  • Indigenous peoples
  • People living with HIV/AIDS
  • People who use drugs
  • Service providers
  • Women
  • Youth
  • Community
    • Education
    • Harm reduction
    • Peer-to-peer
  • Individual
    • Education
    • Harm reduction
Prison Outreach
9804 100 Ave #303
Grande Prairie, AB
T8V 0T8

Name: Brenda Yamkowy

Position: Executive Director

Phone: 780-538-3388

Email:  director@hivnorth.org

Website: http://www.hivnorth.org/

  • Incarcerated and/or remanded individuals
  • Community
    • Education
    • Harm reduction
  • Individual
    • Counselling
    • Education
    • Harm reduction
Rural Community Outreach Program
307 Strickland St.
Whitehorse, YT
Y1A 2J9

Name: Patricia Bacon
Position: Executive Director
Phone: 1-867-633-2437 ext.22
Email:  executivedirector@klondiker.com
Website: www.bloodties.ca

  • Indigenous peoples
  • Community
    • Education
    • Resource development
Rural Needle Exchange Project
5511 Cornwallis Street
Halifax, NS
B3K 3B4

Name: Diane Bailey

Position: Executive Director

Phone: 902.423.9991

Email: mainline2@eastlink.ca

Website: http://www.acnl.net

  • People who use drugs
  • Community
    • Education
    • Harm reduction
    • Peer-to-peer
  • Individual
    • Counselling
    • Education
    • Harm reduction
Rural Outreach Program
4611 - 50th Avenue
Red Deer, AB
T4N 3Z9

Name: Jennifer Vanderschaeghe
Position:Executive Director
Phone:403.346.8858
Email: info@caans.org
Website: www.caans.org

  • Indigenous peoples
  • Service providers
  • Community
    • Education
    • Harm reduction
  • Individual
    • Education
    • Harm reduction
Shining Mountains Living Community Services
4925 46 St
Red Deer, AB
T4N 1N2

Name: Raye St. Denys
Position: Executive Director
Phone: 403-346-9794
Email: elk@telusplanet.net
Website: http://shiningmountainslcs.com

  • Indigenous peoples
  • Community
    • Education
  • Individual
    • Education
The 10 x 10 Project
355 6th Street
Courtenay, BC
V9N 1M2

Name: Sarah Sullivan

Position: Manager, Courtenay and Campbell River Offices

Phone: 250-338-7400

Email: Sarah.Sullivan@avi.org

Website: http://avi.org/

  • People living with HIV/AIDS
  • People who use drugs
  • Community
    • Education
    • Harm reduction
  • Individual
    • Education
    • Harm reduction
The 601
1143 Avenue F North
Saskatoon, SK
S7L 1X1

Name: Heather Byrne                 
Position: Executive Director
Phone: 306.242.5005
Email: admin@aidssaskatoon.ca
Website: www.aidssaskatoon.ca

  • Indigenous peoples
  • People living with HIV/AIDS
  • People who use drugs
  • Service providers
  • Community
    • Education
    • Harm reduction
  • Individual
    • Counselling
    • Education
    • Harm reduction
The HIV/AIDS Labrador Project
49 Grenfell Street P. O. Box 767, Station B
Happy Valley - Goose Bay, NL
A0P 1E0

Name: Scosha Diamond

Position: HIV/AIDS Coordinator

Phone: 709-896-5144

Email:  sdiamond@lfchvgb.ca

Website: http://www.lfchvgb.ca/home/14

  • Incarcerated and/or remanded individuals
  • Indigenous peoples
  • People who use drugs
  • Service providers
  • Youth
  • Community
    • Education
    • Harm reduction
    • Social media
  • Individual
    • Counselling
    • Education
    • Harm reduction
The Safe Works Access Program (SWAP)
47 Janeway Pl
St John's, NL
A1A 1R7

Name: Gerard Yetman
Position: Executive Director
Phone: 709-579-8656
Email: gyetman@acnl.net
Website: http://www.acnl.net/

  • People who use drugs
  • Service providers
  • Community
    • Education
    • Harm reduction
  • Individual
    • Education
    • Harm reduction
The UnWANTED Project
57 Church Street
Flin Flon, MB
R8A 1K8

Name: Carrie Pockette
Position: Education Coordinator
Agency: 595 Prevention Team & Play It Safer Network
Phone: 204-687-8856
Email: carrie@the595.ca
Website: http://www.playitsafer.ca/resources.html

  • Indigenous peoples
  • Youth
  • Community
    • Education
    • Peer-to-peer
    • Resource development
Training and prevention workshops in emotional and sexual health
515, rue Sainte-Cécile
Trois-Rivières, QC
G9A 1K9

Name: Anick Beneke
Position: Education program agent
Phone: (819) 374-5740
Email: prévention@sidactionmauricie.ca
Website:   www.sidactionmauricie.ca  

  • Cultural groups/communities of colour
  • Incarcerated and/or remanded individuals
  • Indigenous peoples
  • People who use drugs
  • Service providers
  • Sexual minorities
  • Women
  • Community
    • Education
Trans Connect
101 Baker Street
Nelson, BC
V1L 4H1

Name: Christopher Moore
Position: Program Coordinator
Agency: AIDS Network Kootenay Outreach and Support Society (ANKORS)
Phone: 250-505-5506
Email: moore_is_good@yahoo.ca
Website: http://www.ankors.bc.ca/

  • Service providers
  • Sexual minorities
  • Community
    • Education
  • Individual
    • Counselling
    • Education
    • Testing
Voices of C.H.O.I.C.E (Challenging HIV Owning Interventions Creating Evidence)
R.R.1 Site 1 Comp 111
Onoway, AB
T0E 1V0

Name: Denise Lambert
Position: Directrice générale
Phone: 1-866-971-7233
Email: info@treeofcreation.ca
Website: http://www.treeofcreation.ca

  • Government agencies/institutions
  • Incarcerated and/or remanded individuals
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Service providers
  • Community
    • Education
    • Harm reduction
    • Peer-to-peer
    • Resource development
  • Individual
    • Education
    • Harm reduction
World AIDS Day Campaign
9 Lawton Street
Blind River, ON
P0R 1B0

Name: Kristin Bateman
Position: Registered Nurse, Sexual Health Program
Agency: Algoma Public Health
Phone: 705-942-4646 Ext. 3110
Email: kbateman@algomapublichealth.com
Website: http://www.algomapublichealth.com/Default.aspx?l=,1,10,72

  • Indigenous peoples
  • Youth
  • Community
    • Education
    • Social media
  • Individual
    • Education