HIV/HCV Prevention Program (The Bus)

Mobile harm reduction unit providing harm reduction supplies to people and services in Fraser East.

  • Addictions
  • Outreach
  • All Ages 0 - 99

Available in Agassiz Boston Bar Chilliwack Hope Yale

Operating since 2005, the Bus provides harm reduction supplies to people and services in the Chilliwack, Hope, Agassiz, Yale, and Boston Bar areas.

Program Features

The HIV/AIDS and HCV Prevention Program is a mobile program that provides outreach services in several community locations. Services operate from a vehicle located at a designated site in Chilliwack, and outreach services are provided to individuals living in Agassiz, Hope, Yale, and Boston Bar.

The HIV/AIDS and HCV Prevention Program is integrated with other PCRS alcohol and drug prevention and addiction services. The Bus allows participants to request health, employment, detoxification, or treatment services referrals to appropriate resources without having to visit one of our centres.

Program Details

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

Anyone seeking help concerning harm reduction.

LOCATIONS

  • Chilliwack – Corner of Princess Avenue and Young Road


    Monday to Friday: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. – unless we are called to another community

     

  • Agassiz – Email or call the office for times and location


     

     

  • Hope – Email or call the office for times and location


     

     

  • Boston Bar – Email or call the office for times and location


     

  • Yale – Email or call the office for times and location


WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT?

You can expect safe distribution and collection of syringes, condoms, sexually transmitted infection testing, information, support, and referrals to HIV-positive, HCV-positive, and at-risk populations.

THIS PROGRAM IS FUNDED BY

  • fraserhealth

Contact Information

Chilliwack Addictions and Prevention Services
45921 Hocking Avenue, Chilliwack
Phone: 604-795-5994
Email: caps@pcrs.ca

How To Apply

Any one interested may visit The Bus at the times mentioned above or call for more information.

First time participants must fill out a confidential and non-identifying questionnaire to register with the program. Only registered participants can use the service.