STOP HIV/AIDS Team - Hornby Street, Vancouver

Provides comprehensive, flexible HIV testing, treatment, housing, public health follow-up and education to target clientele who include:

  • Aboriginal people

  • LGBTQ2S (lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgenders, queers/questioning and two-spirited)

  • Youths

  • Immigrants and refugee communities

  • People with mental health and/or addictions issues

STOP services offered include:

  • Outreach services

  • Nursing support

  • Physician services and some peer supports (in partnership with Positive Living BC) and intensive case management (in partnership with AIDS Vancouver

The team's key functions and role include:

  • HIV, STI and hepatitis testing through mobile clinics in community settings,

  • Special events and high risk venues

  • Engagement in HIV care and treatment including outreach, short-term intensive case management, treatment and connection to care

  • Public health follow-up in collaboration with Vancouver Communicable Diseases Control Team provides counselling and referral services as well as social networking approaches to identify others vulnerable to HIV

  • Education and capacity building through HIV/AIDS education, training and resource support to enhance existing health and social services

1290 Hornby Street
Vancouver, BC
V6Z 1W2
Phone: (604) 838-1331
Fax: (604) 714-3478
Email: stophivaids@vch.ca