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Information about HIV & hepatitis C

If you have a question, any question, about HIV or hepatitis C transmission, contact our HIV/AIDS Info-Line at (250) 384-2366. Outside of Greater Victoria, you can call our Info-Line toll-free at 1-800-665-2437. 

Our health promotion and community development team offer a wide-range of educational services to communities across Vancouver Island.  These services include:

  • Infoline (1-800-665-2437) provides information about HIV & HCV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus & Hepatitis C Virus), safer sex, HIV testing or transmission, STDs, harm reduction, etc.  The confidential calls are administered by trained volunteers and staff.
  • Presentations on a varieity of topics for high-risk populations in prisons, social service organizations, and other community organizations. 
  • The Men’s Wellness Program offers support, information and outreach to men who have sex with men, as well as hosting community events and group programming.
  • The Hepatitis C Community Education Training series recruits and trains volunteers in each region in hepatitis C information and support referral and assists them in design and delivery of innovative education around HCV.
  • AVI’s extensive collection of material regarding HIV/HCV-related issues is available to the public. Education Information, resources, presentations and displays can be requested through the staff at any of our locations.

If you have HIV or hepatitis and are looking for support services, please visit our Services page or call any of our locations for more information. Contact information is available here.