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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

April 24, 2015

Coming Soon- SpringBoard Conference

Facebook banner SpringBoard 2013

by Janet Masen  |  @janet_madsen We’re excited to announce, promote, and push our upcoming SpringBoard conference on May 21. Over its eleven years, SpringBoard has featured sessions on health, social, medical, legal and community issues facing positive women and their families. It’s a day of learning, support and networking. You’ll meet community workers and volunteers, […]

April 16, 2015

Sex ed round-up

by Erin Seatter | @erinlynds Comprehensive sex ed, based on the real world and not an imaginary one in which every condom has a hole, matters. Here are a few recent articles that help explain why. A woman live-tweeted her son’s sex ed class, and the results were horrifyingly hilarious Terrible and immensely funny—a woman […]