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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

September 19, 2014

HIV Disclosure Dilemmas


  by Janet Madsen  |  @janet_madsen HIV has come a long way in treatment and overall health, but the social challenge of disclosure is still a tough step post diagnosis. Yesterday I met with Dr. Reka Gustafson about a new series we are developing on disclosure. We’re working in partnership with Oak Tree Clinic and […]

September 12, 2014

Mothers supporting mothers

by Erin Seatter | @erinlynds A forum focused on strengthening care and support for mothers living with HIV took place on September 8, 2014, in Vancouver. Supporting Mothers in Ways that Work featured a presentation by Dr. Saara Greene from McMaster University, who shared findings from the HIV Mothering Study in Ontario. Dr. Greene discussed […]