OPTIONS HIV West Yellowhead

Harm Reduction and Client Support

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Description
Provides safer injection, inhalation, and sex supplies, as well as support to people and their families living with or at risk of human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS), hepatitis C, or sexually transmitted infections (STI).

Service offers:

  • support to people and their families living with or at risk of human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS), hepatitis C, or sexually transmitted infections (STI)

Includes:

  • 1-on-1, non-judgmental support
  • safer injection supplies such as needles and cookers
  • safer inhalation supplies such as tubing and pipes
  • safer sex supplies such as condoms, lube, and dental dams
  • needle exchange
  • referrals to other services such as sexual health services, HIV or STI testing, physicians, dentists, therapeutic counselling, drug treatment, detox, mental health services, housing services, emergency needs, food banks, and welfare/low income supports
  • pre- and post-HIV test counselling
  • financial assistance for travel to HIV or hepatitis C clinic appointments
  • treatment information support
  • access to computer services for Internet usage and word processing, phone, and fax services
Key Provider: outreach workers, prevention and engagement co-ordinators
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • individuals living with or at risk of human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS), hepatitis C, and sexually transmitted infections (STI)
  • and their families
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • walk-in/drop-in
  • call
  • contact to arrange a community meeting, supplies delivery, or for a list of safe needle disposal drop off locations
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Toll Free
1-877-291-8811
Telephone
780-740-0066 (Administration)
Telephone
780-712-2509 (Outreach Worker Edson)
Telephone
780-817-8976 (Outreach Worker Hinton)
Fax
780-740-0060
Web Site
http://hivoptions.ca
Email
director@hivoptions.ca
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: No - Other disabled access: No -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit, Registered Charity / Foundation
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
April 25, 2019
Address
103 Government Road
Hinton, AB, T7V 2A6
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Hours of Operation
Mon
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Tue
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wed
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Thu
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Fri
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM