PHONE 250-754-9111  FAX 250-754-9888

ADDRESS AVI Health and Community Services, 102-55 Victoria Road, Snuneymuxw Territory, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5N9

AVI HEALTH CENTRE HOURS Monday - Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm 

AVI ENHANCED HARM REDUCTION HOURS Monday -Saturday 10:30am -4:30pm. Closed for lunch 12:30 – 1:30 pm.

AVI Health Centre

A low barrier Clinic that provides:

  • HIV Primary Care
  • PrEP prescribing and follow-up
  • PEP access support
  • STBBI testing and treatment
  • Opiate Agonist Treatment (OAT) and substance use services
  • Counselling
  • HCV treatment
  • Case management
  • Health promotion and education
  • Safer sex and drug use harm reduction supplies
  • Peer support and Peer-led programming

Mental Health Resources/Programs:

Additional Programs:

  • Positive Wellness Program – provides case management and community outreach for HIV and HCV positive clients.
  • Men’s Wellness Program and Testing Nights - provides social programming and STBBI/PrEP services for MSM identified people.
  • AVI Health Centre Outreach Team - provides low barrier health care and harm reduction services to support clients contemplating or accessing OAT and substance use services.
  • Education Program - works with people who use drugs, self-identified Men who have sex with Men, clinic clients, schools, organizations, services providers, and community members to support HIV, HCV, addictions & sexual health harm reduction education.