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AIDS Calgary Awareness Association.
Client Services provides the people in our community that are living with or are affected by HIV/AIDS practical support so they can live a better quality of life. Programs include: · One-to-one support and case management – information and referral · Telephone hotline counseling · Positive action – peer support group · Greenbough Fund - Financial assistance to PLWHIV/AIDS · Barriers to access subsidies · Nutrition programs · Complementary therapies Community Outreach programs take a leadership role in communicating with at-risk groups in their own environment and in partnering with others in the community on education and prevention. Community Outreach programs include: · Gay and bisexual community programs · MSM outreach · Women’s Program/outreach · Injection drug use/ prison project · YouthXChange · Training programs/train-the-trainer-programs Community Development conducts policy analysis and provides community training and development, through workshops related to HIV/AIDS specific topics. Community Development includes: · HIV/AIDS and human rights advocacy · Speaker’s Network – education in schools and businesses · Volunteer coordination – programs and events · Local, national and international partnerships/initiatives Development Team oversees the fund development, marketing, and communications initiatives of the agency. Development Team includes: · Awareness and fundraising events · Ellipse: AIDS Calgary’s newsletter · Planning and evaluation · Website: www.aidscalgary.org · Workshops
Advocacy; Community-based research; Support programs; Education and prevention; Program evaluations; Health care support and programs; Newsletter; Emotional and social support with street-involved and shut-ins; Library/resource centre; International HIV/AIDS twinning program; Volunteers/volunteer development
About our organization
The mission of AIDS Calgary Awareness Association is to reduce the harm associated with HIV and AIDS for all individuals and communities.
AIDS Calgary est un organisme qui réduit les effets néfastes du VIH et du sida pour tous les individus et toutes les communautés.
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