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Westshore AVI Health Centre Open House

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 10:03
Westshore AVI Health Centre Invites you to drop by for our open house Tuesday December 12th from 3-6pm #111-2787 Jacklin Road, Langford 3pm Songhees Councillor Gary Sam, territory acknowledgement 3-5pm drop-in meet and greet, refreshments provided 5-6pm everyone welcome Naloxone training We have...

“We Are Here” Storyboard Art Installation locations for 2017

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 13:16
Now in its sixth year, the “We Are Here” anti-stigma project involves local people living with HIV sharing their personal stories with their communities, reminding us all that HIV doesn’t just happen elsewhere – it happens right here, too.  This project features “Storyboards”, an art installation,...

A call to action from Mom's Stop the Harm

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 10:13
From Mom's Stop the Harm We have all been feeling the pain of the rising death toll in the opioid crisis, as numbers of families in morning grow. The actions of all levels of government are inadequate considering the magnitude of the problem. We need to see leadership at the top, starting with our ...

World AIDS Day Events in Courtenay, Comox and Campbell River

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 12:03
Nov 27-Dec 7 - “We Are Here”  Courtenay Library: 300 6th St, Courtenay Comox Library: 1720 Beaufort Ave, Comox Campbell River Library: 1240 Shoppers Row, Campbell RiverAn art installation, where a collection of diverse images and real-life stories of HIV+ folks will be on display at the...

World AIDS Day Events Victoria 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 12:01
Nov 22nd to Dec 6th: “We Are Here” Storyboard Art Installation Now in its sixth year, the “We Are Here” anti-stigma project involves local people living with HIV sharing their personal stories with their fellow Victorians, reminding us all that HIV doesn’t just happen elsewhere – it happens right...

AVI's Annual Membership Drive

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 10:36
AVI is many hearts and many voices. Membership in AVI provides the foundation for our work, the direction for our growth. Members participate by voting at the Annual General Meeting and by volunteering in our programs and committees. Membership strengthens our professional and political presence in...

Our Westshore AVI Health Centre is now open

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 13:35
AVI is very pleased to announce that the Westshore AVI Health Centre opened its doors on Tuesday, October 10th, 2017.  The centre will be providing Opiate Substitution Treatment (OST) in a low barrier setting and will also offer support and referrals to assist their patients to meet their health...

Do you use drugs? We want to hear from you!

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 07:06
Do you live in the #Courtenay or #CampbellRiver area? Do you use drugs? We want to hear from you! AVI opened an overdose prevention site at the Courtenay and Campbell River offices in the Spring of 2017 and we are looking for your feedback. Please take the time to fill out this brief survey. Your...

Thanks to all applicants this position has been filled. Positive Wellness Program Support Worker (Casual) - NANAIMO

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 16:24

Free Workshop on PEP & PrEP

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 16:03
Are you PrEP’d? An update on PEP and PrEP on Vancouver Island. AVI’s Men’s Wellness Program invites you to attend a free workshop on PEP and PrEP. This workshop will take place at City Studio, 742 Johnson Street, just across the street from AVI’s office, and just up from the 7-11 at Douglas and...