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Who We Are

Positive Women’s Network is Canada’s longest-running HIV organization for women. We provide support, education, and resources for women living with HIV in British Columbia and for health and social service providers across the country.

For women with HIV, we offer support and advocacy as well as HIV education, health promotion resources, and community connections. We are trans-inclusive and child-friendly.

For people working in health care, social services, or education, we provide education and resources on HIV health and advocacy issues.

What We Do

HIV diagnosis will bring change to your life, but with advances in care, it’s a corner, not an end. Many women have found strength and hope through our services. Wherever you are in British Columbia, we can help. Here’s some info if you’re wondering who to call to get you started.

From the Blog

November 20, 2014

Forwards, Backwards- Trans Care and Support


  by Janet Madsen  |  @janet_madsen Today is the final day of Transgender Awareness Week, and today is the Transgender Day of Remembrance (#TDOR if you want to check Twitter for what’s happening around the world).It’s a time to “help raise the visibility of transgender and gender non-conforming people, and address the issues these communities […]

November 14, 2014

First comes housing

by Erin Seatter | @erinlynds   Raincity Housing has put together a series of videos articulating the principles of Housing First. Check them out here.   Housing First is just as it sounds—simple, clear, sensible. It’s a model for addressing homelessness, where people are provided with permanent homes immediately, with no strings attached, no preconditions […]