Support & Services – Fort McMurray

Education

  • HIV
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Harm Reduction
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Diversity and Homophobia

Prevention

Condoms (Male, insertive, flavored), dental dams, and lube are available at the office during regular business hours, or from the Outreach team during afternoon outreach in the downtown core.

Harm Reduction

Office: Needles, steri-cups, sterile water, citric, ties, filters, alcohol swabs and sharps containers are available during regular business hours.

Outreach: The outreach teams carry the above items on weekday afternoon outreach to the downtown core.

Needle Disposal Bins • Salvation Army Community Centre (Side of Building) • Bottle Depot (by Loading dock) • Centre of Hope (Behind Building) • McMurray Gospel Assembly (on the wall by Manning Ave and Main St)

Outreach

Our Outreach team distributes safer sex and harm reduction supplies every weekday in the afternoon. You can connect with them on the street or while they are visiting the Centre of Hope, the Salvation Army and other service agencies. Service Providers: Outreach workers are available to meet with clients at your agency or at the hospital. We come to you!

Naloxone

Self referred program available to any member of the public. Teaching will be provided on administration of naloxone, follow up care, safe drug use to help prevent overdose, signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose. Training can be provided on an individual basis or in a group setting for businesses or community organization. Take home naloxone kits will be provided free of charge.

Community engagement

  • Supports community connections;
  • Informs community about services available;
  • Engages the Indigenous community in HIV North supports;
  • Engages African Caribbean and Black communities in HIV North supports.