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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...
Consent and Communication Workshop

Free Workshop on Consent & Communication

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 12:59
Free Workshop Consent & Communication with ISHS’s Man Made & AVI’s MWP AVI’s Men’s Wellness Program, and Island Sexual Health Society’s Man Made Program, would like to invite you to attend a free workshop on consent and communication. This workshop will take place at City Studio, 742...

World Hepatitis Day in Victoria

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 08:49
World Hepatitis Day Events in Victoria July 27th AVI and Hep C BC Tabling at the GVPL, 11 – 3 July 28th AVI and Hep C BC Rally at the Legislature Meet in Spirit Square at 11, walk at 11:30 to Legislature for Rally August 1 Hepatitis C Bingo at AVI, 3 – 5 pm (in the board room) **Lots of awesome...

World Hepatitis Day in Comox Valley

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 16:23
Hepatitis Testing and Treatment Information Event  Games and prizes! Hepatitis testing on site Hepatitis treatment information with nurse clinician new treatments available with minimal side effects and high rates of success Point of Care HIV testing also available Positive Wellness Counselor drop...

World Hepatitis Day in Campbell River

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 10:25
Hepatitis Awareness and Treatment Information July, 19th 2017 11 – 2 at Campbell River AVI, 1371c Cedar Street Campbell River  (250) 830-0787 Games and prizes! Hepatitis testing information with nurse clinician Hepatitis treatment information – new treatments available with minimal side effects and...

Join us for a FREE Health Care and Service Provider Summer Update

Friday, July 7, 2017 - 12:33
In advance of World Hepatitis Day on July 28th, AIDS Vancouver Island, Cool Aid Clinic, and Tsow-Tun Le Lum Society present a health care and service provider training which will cover addictions medicine, Hepatitis c assessment and treatment, overdose prevention and the impact of trauma on health...