Campbell River

PHONE 250-830-0787 FAX 250-830-0784
TOLL FREE / INFOLINE 1-877-650-8787

ADDRESS 1371 c. Cedar Street, Campbell River BC, V9W 2W6

OFFICE HOURS Monday - Thursday: 9:00am - 4:00pm; Friday: 11:00am - 3:00pm

General services

INFOLINE 1-800-665-2437 Learn more about HIV & HCV safer sex, HIV testing or transmission, STDs and harm reduction. Find services for you or someone you know. All confidential calls taken by trained staff and volunteers.

  • Presentations for populations with greater exposure to HIV and HVC in the Campbell River community – including local businesses, elementary through to college students, social service organizations, and other community organizations are available by request.
  • Educational materials promoting improved health, safer drug use, safer sex and more are available to the public at all AVI offices and online.

Services for people living with HIV/AIDS or Hepatitis C

  • Short-term counseling focused on immediate needs and outcomes
  • Advocacy and support with income assistance, health care services, employment, housing, disability status applications and legal matters
  • Non-judgmental education and support for treatment, side effects, nutrition and symptoms
  • Nurse Practitioner onsite - weekly
  • Safe space for all

Harm reduction services

  • Harm reduction supplies, support and education
  • Overdose Prevention Room for safer drug use and rapid overdose response
  • Education for safer drug use
  • Referrals and links to other services
  • Referral to and assistance navigating social and health care systems
  • Nurse Practitioner onsite - weekly
  • Outreach

Services for gay & queer men

  • Men's Wellness Program
  • HIV+ Gay Men’s “One–on-one” support
  • Nurse Practitioner onsite - weekly
  • Sexual health workshops available