OVERVIEW

MISSION STATEMENT

VANDU is a group of people who use or have used illicit substances, and who work to improve the lives of other people who use illicit substances through user-based peer support and education. VANDU is committed to increasing the capacity of people who use illicit drugs to live healthy and productive lives. VANDU is also committed to ensuring that drug users have a real voice in their community and in the creation of programs and policies designed to serve their needs by affirming and strengthening people who use illicit drugs to reduce harms both to themselves and their communities.

PARTNERS

  • BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC)
  • BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
  • Carnegie Community Action Project
  • Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)

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OVERVIEW

MISSION STATEMENT

WAHRS’ mission is to improve quality of life for Aboriginal people who use illicit drugs and/or illicit alcohol by encouraging the development of support, education, and training programs that reflect the values of Aboriginal people. WAHRS’ meetings give a voice, teach advocacy, and empower Aboriginal people to fight for themselves, and educate members in harm reduction.

PARTNERS

  • BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
  • City of Vancouver
  • First Nations Health Authority
  • UBC Farm Tu’Wusht Project
  • Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)

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Phone: (604) 683–6061 Address: 380 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC V6A 1P4 Hours: Monday–Friday 10:00am–4:00pm

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