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
Goal: The goal for 2004-2006 is to provide HIV
prevention education to inmates within the provincial
correctional institutions, including young offender
Services: Free condoms, and a variety of resources
Youth Involvement: Youth are part of the program's Advisory
Committee, and help to create prevention messages.
Age Range: All ages
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: Food, free condoms, referrals and counselling.
Youth Involvement: A Youth Board governs all services
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
Web site: www.ninecircles.ca
Contact: Roger Procyk
Description: HIV/AIDS education presentations
are targeted to local colleges, universities and high
Goal: HIV/AIDS awareness and education.
Services: Presentations; information; and referrals
to Nine Circles where youth can access resources, counselling,
Youth Involvement: Youth volunteers and HIV-positive
youth deliver some of the presentations.
Age Range: 15-25
Sexuality Education Resource Centre (SERC)
555 Broadway Ave. 2nd Floor, Winnipeg, MB R3C 0W4
Phone: (204) 982-7800
Fax: (204) 982-7819
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
Age Range: 17-24
Teen Talk - Klinic Inc.
545 Broadway Ave., Winnipeg, MB R3C 0W3
Phone: (204) 784-4010
Fax: (204) 784-4204
Web site: www.klinic.mb.ca/teentalk.htm
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
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