Harm reduction endeavours to reduce or minimize disease, injury and death associated with higher-risk behaviours, while recognizing that such behaviours may continue despite those risks.

Harm Reduction Services

  • Confidential meeting space for coffee, conversation and support
  • Individual support, advocacy and links to other programs and
    services
  • Community education and awareness
  • Peer support is an important aspect of this program. People with similar issues can connect with each other to discuss topics that are important to them
  • Provision and distribution of harm reduction supplies
  • Support for transportation to medical appointments
  • Certification in the Take Home Naloxone (THN) program. You could save a life!

Program Goals

Improve the social and emotional wellbeing of people living with blood borne pathogens including HIV, Hepatitis B and C, through peer based support and referral to appropriate services.

 

Increase community awareness and access to harm reduction services in Penticton, OK Falls, Oliver and Osoyoos.

For More Information

  • Outreach Worker

  • 250.488.1376