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/HCV Prevention and Education 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/HCV Prevention and Education 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


    Salvation Army parking lot (Yale Road)

    Tuesday to Friday: 11:30am to 2:30pm

     

    Chilliwack Public Health at Unit 45470 Menholm Road (parking lot)

    Saturdays: 11:30am to 2:30pm

     

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


    Hope – Email or call the office for times and location


    Yale – Email or call the office for times and location


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


  • Outreach


    Tuesday to Friday: 3:00pm to 5:30pm

    Saturdays: 2:30pm to 5:30pm

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.