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A report on Youth Unleashing Power: A Pozitive Youth Symposium (YUP) 2016

It was at the Canadian Aids Society’s Pozitive Youth forum in 2015 when Piotr Burek, one of the organizers of Youth Unleashing Power: A Pozitive Youth Symposium (YUP), met a positive person from his generation for the very first time. For seven years since he tested positive, he had not had the opportunity to meet a positive peer his age. The empowering feelings of connecting with peers at the forum, something he yearned to experience for years, was one of […]

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Men’s Journaling Group Starting – UPDATE: postposed until the new year

UPDATE: Journaling has been postposed until the new year – if you are interested in joining this group please contact Sarah at 250.382.7927 or Jonathon at 250.384.2366 ext 3115 We’re excited once again to be offering another 8 week journaling group for self-identified gay, bi and trans men in partnership with the Men’s Wellness Program (MWP) of AIDS Vancouver Island . The group starts Tuesday, November 10th at 6pm, and runs every Tuesday evening for 8 weeks. To register or for more information please contact: […]

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Men’s Journaling Group

Download the poster and share with your contacts: Men’s Journaling Group  

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Positive Women’s Support; Friday April 24

Positive Women’s Support We offer a female identified  space at VPWAS office between 3pm and 5pm on the 3rd Friday of every month. This month on Friday April 24. Peer support by, with and for women living with HIV and HCV creates an enabling environment for us to feel empowered and take control of our lives again after an HIV diagnosis. Shared experiences can address common concerns we may face, like stigma and disclosure. Personal support from another woman living with HIV can be uplifting, supportive […]

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Just us Guys reboot: starting Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Just us Guys is a peer-facilitated, discussion based support group open to all self identified guys who are living with HIV/HCV Second Wednesday of each month at 1pm 101-1139 Yates Street Victoria, BC Tel: 250.382.7927 A chance to talk about what’s going on in your life and health. • Groups provide safe spaces in which members share information and provide mutual support • Topics of conversation differ by group but may include: responding to a new diagnosis, aging with HIV, developing […]

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Vancouver Island Persons Living With HIV/AIDS Society (VPWAS) 205 - 1120 Yates Street, Coast Salish Territories, Victoria, BC. V8V 3M9
Phone: 250.382.7927 | Fax: 250.382.3232 | Toll Free: 1.877.382.7927 | support@vpwas.org | www.vpwas.org |