SUPPORT BC/YUKON

Armstrong HepCURE. Phone support 1-888-437-2873

AIDS Vancouver Island. The following groups provide info, harm reduction, support, education and more:

  • Campbell River: Positive Wellness program and counseling, harm reduction, needle exchange, advocacy. 1371 C – Cedar St. Contact wingert@avi.org 250-830-0787
  • Comox Valley Harm reduction, counselling, advocacy. 355 6th, Courtenay. Contact Sarah sarah.sullivan@avi.org250-338-7400
  • Nanaimo AVI Health Centre. Counseling, advocacy. NEW: 102-55 Victoria Rd  Contact Michelle for details. 250-753-2437 latour@avi.org
  • Victoria Access Health Centre, Tuesday lunch, disability applications, peer training. Support group Tues 12:30-1:30 PM, 713 Johnson St., 3rd floor, 250-384-2366, ext 3112 robinson@avi.org.

ANKORS Hepatitis C Project. Hep C Info, support for prevention, testing, treatment and living well with Hep C.

  • Boundary, Nelson, West Kootenay Women’s gathering monthly. 101 Baker St, Nelson. Contact Laura 1-800-421-2437 250-505-5506 ankorshepc@ankors.bc.ca
  • East Kootenay 209 16th Ave N, Cranbrook, Contact Michelle 250-426-3383 1-800-421-2437 ankorshcv@gmail.com

Castlegar Contact Robin 250-365-6137 eor@shaw.ca

Chilliwack PCRS Hep C Prevention,  harm reduction.  45904 Victoria Avenue, Chilliwack. Contact Kim Lloyd 604-798-1416. lbirdsall@pcrs.ca  www.pcrs.ca

Comox Valley Positive Wellness North Island Treatment/Pre & Post-treatment Support Group 2nd & 4th Wed., 615-10th St, Courtenay. Lunch. Contact Cheryl 250-331-8524. Cheryl.taylor@viha.ca

Courtenay HCV Peer Support and Education. Contact Del 250-703-0231 dggrimstad@shaw.ca

Cowichan Valley HCV Support Contact Leah 250-748-3432  r-l-attig@shaw.ca

Haida Gwaii support. Contact Wendy wendy@wendyswellness.ca www.wendyswellness.ca

HepCBC info@hepcbc.ca, www.hepcbc.ca Call for office hours. Email support through website form. Peer phone support through:

  • Lower Mainland: 1-604-259-0501; Fraser Valley Support/Info: 604-576-2022 (9 am-10 pm)
  • The rest of BC: 1-778-655-8000

Kamloops  ASK Wellness Centre. Chronic illness health navigation/support.  info@askwellness.ca 250-376-7558 1-800-661-7541 ext 232 or Merritt health housing &  counseling 250-315-0098 www.askwellness.ca 

Kamloops Hep C support group, 2nd and 4th Wed monthly, 10-1 PM, Interior Indian Friendship Society, 125 Palm St. Kamloops. Contact Cherri 250-376-1296 Fax 250-376-2275

Kelowna Hepkop: Phone support, meeting info. Contact  Lisa 1-866-637-5144  ljmortell@shaw.ca

Nanaimo – Central Island Hepatitis Service: Nurses & doctors available for info, support, treatment. Clinic located in Nanaimo. Doctor or self-referral. Contact 1-855-740-2607, sarah.hughes@viha.ca or shelby.munk@viha.ca

New Westminster Stride with Purpose “HepC” Support Group 1st & 3rd Wed monthly 1-2:30pm Refreshments. Contact: Stride Workers  604-526-2522, mail@purposesociety.org

Positive Wellness North Island-North Island Liver Service Info, support, treatment/pre-post treatment groups. Doctor or self-referral. 1-877-215-7005 250-850-2605.

  • Courtenay: 2nd Fri monthly 1PM, Drop-in, Comox Valley Nursing Centre (nurse)
  • Campbell River: Treatment/pre&post-treatment support group 1st&3rd Thu monthly 10-12 noon,  Discovery Room, Sunshine Wellness Centre, Campbell River Hospital. Jody Crombie at 850-2620, jody.crombie@viha.ca

Penticton & District Community Resources Society, Harm Reduction Program, Meetings every 2nd Tues, 12:30-1:30 PM. 330 Ellis Street. Contact Melanie: 250-488-1376 or    250-492-5814

Positive Haven Info, harm reduction, support, drop in, clinic.  10697 135A St. Surrey. Contact Monika 604-589-9004.

Positive Living Fraser Valley (Abbotsford) Hep C support, Drop-in centre #108-32883 S. Fraser Way, M-F 10:30 AM-4:30PM. Info, support worker, rides to appointments in surrounding areas. Contact 604-854-1101 or plfvcentre@plfv.org

Powell River Hepatology Service Powell River Community Health, 3rd Floor–5000 Joyce  Ave. Contact Melinda 604-485-3310 Melinda.herceg@vch.ca  

Sunshine Coast-Sechelt Healthy Livers Support Group Information/resources Contact Catriona 604-886-5613 catriona.hardwick@vch.ca or Brent 604-740-9042  brent.fitzsimmons@vch.ca

VANDU The Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users. 380 E Hastings St. M-F 10-4 Contact 604-683-6061 vandu@vandu.org www.vandu.org

Vancouver:

  • Vancouver HCV Support Contact Beverly  604-435-3717 batlas@telus.net
  • Vancouver Hepatitis C Support Group  Contact 604-454-1347 or 778-898-7211, or call 604-454-1347 (Terry), to talk or meet for coffee.
  • Vancouver: YouthCO HIV and Hep C Society of BC.  Call for appts or drop in M-F 10-6. 205-568 Seymour St, Vancouver 604-688-1441, 1-855-YOUTHCO Stewart info@youthco.orgwww.youthco.org
  • VIDC HCV Support Group 9:30AM-12PM Every Friday 200-1200 Burrard St., Vancouver. Contact 604-642-6429 info@vidc.ca

Vernon telephone buddy,  M-F 10-6 Contact Peter, pvanbo@gmail.com Tel. 250-309-1358.

Victoria:

  • CoolAid Community Health Centre, Victoria. Meetings each Wed 10 AM and Thu 1:30 PM. 713 Johnson St. Support for all stages of treatment (deciding, during, after). Contact Roz rmilne@coolaid.org for treatment or group info.
  • Victoria Access Health Centre, Tuesday lunch, disability applications, peer training. Support group Tues 12:30-1:30 PM, 713 Johnson St., 3rd floor, 250-384-2366, ext 3112 robinson@avi.org.

Whitehorse, Yukon—Blood Ties Four Directions Contact 867-633-2437 admin@bloodties.ca

 

OTHER PROVINCES

ONTARIO:

Barrie Hepatitis Support Contact Jeanie for info/appointment  jeanievilleneuve@hotmail.com

Hamilton Hepatitis C Support Group 1st Thurs. monthly, 6-7 PM, Hamilton Urban Core Community Health Centre, 71 Rebecca St, Hamilton. Contact Maciej Kowalski, Health Promoter 905-522-3233 mkowalski@hucchc.com

Hep C Team, AIDS Committee of North Bay & Area. Education, outreach, treatment, individual & group support, harm reduction, needle exchange. 269 Main St. W, Suite 201, North Bay. Contact 705-497-3560, 1-800-387-3701 or hepccommcoord@gmail.com, www.aidsnorthbay.com

Hepatitis C Network of Windsor & Essex County Last Thurs. monthly, 7 PM, Teen Health Centre-Street Health Program Office, 711 Pelissier St., Suite 4, Windsor. Contact Andrea Monkman 519-967-0490 or  hepcnetwork@gmail.com http://hepcnetwork.net

Kingston Hep C Info HIV/AIDS Regional Service. Contact 613-545-3698, 1-800-565-2209 hars@kingston.net www.hars.ca

London Hepatitis Hep C Support 186 King St, London. For those infected as well as affected by Hep C. Contact: 519-434-1601, 1-866-920-1601 www.hivaidsconnection.com

Niagara Health System – Hepatitis C Care Clinic (HCCC) Clinics: 

New Port Centre-Port Colborne, 4 Adams Street – St Catharines, Niagara Falls Hospital. Education, counseling, individual/group support, treatment, outreach, and harm reduction. Contact 905-378-4647 ext 32554 and HCCC@niagarahealth.on.ca  www.niagarahealth.on.ca/services/hepatitis-c-care

Oshawa Community Health Centre Hepatitis C Team  Drop-in, lunch provided each Thurs. 12-1 PM, 79 McMillan St. www.ochc.ca Contact 1-855-808-6242

Owen Sound Info, support. Contact Debby Minielly dminielly@publichealthgreybruce.on.ca 1-800-263-3456 Ext. 1257, 519-376-9420 Ext. 1257, www.publichealthgreybruce.on.ca

Peel Region (Brampton, Mississauga, Caledon) 905-799-7700 healthlinepeel@peelregion.ca

St. Catharines Contact Joe 905- 682-6194

Toronto CLF “Living with Liver Disease” group 1st Mon. monthly Oct.—June, 7:30 PM, North York Civic Centre, 5100 Yonge Street. Contact Billie 416-491-3353, ext. 4932 or 1-800-563-5483 ext. 4932.bpotkonjak@liver.ca www.liver.ca

Thunder Bay Hep C support. Contact Sarah Tycholiz 807-345-1516 (or for 807 area only 1-800-488-5840)

Unified Networkers of Drug Users Nationally undun@sympatico.ca

York Region Hepatitis C Education Group 3rd Wed. monthly, 7:30 PM, York Region Health Services, 4261 Hwy 7 East, B6-9, Unionville. Contact  905-940-1333, 1-800-361-5653 info@hepcyorkregion.org www.hepcyorkregion.org

 

QUEBEC:

Quebec City Region: Contact Renée Daurio 418-836-2307 reneedaurio@hotmail.com

Montreal: CAPAHC support group meetings  3rd Thurs. monthly 6-8PM, 032-2065, rue Parthenais, Montreal. Contact 514-521-0444 or 1-866-522-0444

 

ATLANTIC PROVINCES

Hepatitis Outreach Society of NS. Info and support line  for the entire province. Call 1-800-521-0572, 902-420-1767 Online Peer Support: info@hepns.ca   www.hepns.ca

 

PRAIRIE PROVINCES:

Alberta:

  • Calgary Hep C support group  meets 1st & 3rd Wed. monthly, 11:45am-1pm, CUPS 1001-10th Ave, SW. Contact Lynda 403-991-1930 www.cupscalgary.com lyndaw@cupscalgary.com
  • Medicine Hat, AB Hep C Support Group 1st & 3rd Wed. monthly, 6:30 PM, HIV/AIDS Network of S.E AB Assoc, 550 Allowance Ave.  Contact 403-527-7099  bettyc2@hivnetwork.ca

Manitoba:

  • Manitoba Hepatitis C phone and email support and outreach. Contact Kirk at info@mbhepc.org. Direct line: 1-204-231-1437
  • Manitoba CLF each Thu 1:30-3. 375 York Avenue, Suite 210, Winnipeg, Contact Bianca 204-831-6231    bpengelly@liver.ca