Asian Outreach Project
AIDS Vancouver’s Asian Outreach Project serves Asian people with HIV, with substance use issues, or at risk for infection in the DTES and Vancouver Downtown. The project connects individuals and their families with the skills, knowledge and resources to help develop self efficacy to respond to their own changing needs, and assistance to access appropriate services and support.
- Wednesdays-Drug User Support Group
- Positive Asian Dinner & Support
- Outreach worker support and translation
- Connections to Case Management
- Peer Supports for Newly Diagnosed and those struggling with addictions
Long term goals of this project are to prevent HIV within the Asian community and help further support persons living with HIV/AIDS within the Asian community to lead fulfilling lives. We are located at 501 East Hastings Street (at Jackson), Vancouver, BC V6A 1P9.
David Wong, Asian Outreach Worker – 604 773-5543 (Cantonese / Vietnamese).
For more information about the project, or support in other languages, please contact Tomiye Ishida, Case Management Supervisor - 778-938-5116.