MANITOBA

Brandon Friendship Centre
836 Lorne Ave., Brandon, MB R7A 0T8
Phone: (204) 727-1407
Fax: (204) 726-0902
Web site: www.mac.mb.ca
Contact: Nadine Erickson

Red Prairie HIV/AIDS Awareness
Description: HIV prevention information, and awareness campaigns for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people.
Goal: The goal for 2004-2006 is to provide HIV prevention education to inmates within the provincial correctional institutions, including young offender institutions.
Services: Free condoms, and a variety of resources including pamphlets.
Youth Involvement: Youth are part of the program's Advisory Committee, and help to create prevention messages.
Age Range: All ages
Language: English

WINNIPEG
Ndinawemaagananag Endaawaad
370 Flora, Winnipeg, MB R2W 2R5
Phone: (204) 586-2588
Fax: (204) 589-4086
Contact: Sonia Prevost-Derbecker

Ndinawe Outreach Program
Description: Ndinawe offers outreach services to street-involved youth.
Goal: To reach out to high risk youth, develop relationships with them and connect them to helpful services.
Services: Food, free condoms, referrals and counselling.
Youth Involvement: A Youth Board governs all services offered.
Age Range: 11-25
Language(s): Cree, English, Sautaux

Nine Circles Community Health Centre
705 Broadway, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 0X2
Phone: (204) 940-6000
Fax: (204) 940-6027
E-mail: NineCircles@NineCircles.ca
Web site: www.ninecircles.ca
Contact: Roger Procyk

Speakers' Bureau
Description: HIV/AIDS education presentations are targeted to local colleges, universities and high schools.
Goal: HIV/AIDS awareness and education.
Services: Presentations; information; and referrals to Nine Circles where youth can access resources, counselling, etc.
Youth Involvement: Youth volunteers and HIV-positive youth deliver some of the presentations.
Age Range: 15-25
Language: English

Sexuality Education Resource Centre (SERC)
555 Broadway Ave. 2nd Floor, Winnipeg, MB R3C 0W4
Phone: (204) 982-7800
Fax: (204) 982-7819
E-mail: info@serc.mb.ca
Web site: www.serc.mb.ca

Harsh Reality 2
Description: A resource book created by and for street-involved youth that focuses on STI and HIV prevention, and includes information on suicide, self harm, drugs and legal issues related to street life. Harsh Reality 1, which focuses on HIV prevention and includes information on drugs, piercing, gangs and depression, was completed in 2002.
Goal: STI and HIV prevention is the primary goal of the Harsh Reality project.
Services: Youth distribute the resource book to a variety of services and organizations.
Youth Involvement: From beginning to end, the resource book is created and designed entirely by street-involved youth.
Age Range: 17-24
Language: English

Teen Talk - Klinic Inc.
545 Broadway Ave., Winnipeg, MB R3C 0W3
Phone: (204) 784-4010
Fax: (204) 784-4204
E-mail: teentalk@klinic.mb.ca
Web site: www.klinic.mb.ca/teentalk.htm

Teen Talk
Description: Teen Talk is an established Youth Health Education Service of Klinic Community Health Centre that provides services from a youth perspective to youth in school, youth at risk and service providers.
Goal: To provide youth with accurate, non-judgemental information, so that they can make healthier choices for themselves.
Services: Youth Health Educators develop and deliver interactive workshops (on sexual health, mental health, decision making and diversity) to youth in high schools, custody, and care or treatment facilities; and youth are trained to educate their peers on healthy relationships, sexuality, body image, etc. and then initiate activities in their schools such as information tables, skits and educational events.
Youth Involvement: The workshops and peer education program are led entirely by and for youth.
Age Range: 14-19
Language(s): English and French

 
 
 
 
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