SASKATCHEWAN

All Nations Hope AIDS Network
Scotiabank Building, 1504 B Albert Street, Regina, SK S4P 2S4
Phone: (306) 924-8427
Fax: (306)525-0904
E-mail: allnationshope@sasktel.net
Web site: www.allnationshope.ca
Contact: Margaret Akan

Dream Catchers
Description: A softball league coached by a group of First Nations coaches that engages female youth from inner city Regina to play softball and compete in a competitive league.
Goal: To involve female youth in sports so as to reduce their likelihood of becoming involved with street life, drugs and alcohol, dropping out of school, and/or becoming pregnant.
Services: Teach youth how to play softball, good sportsmanship, leadership and respect for others and themselves.
Youth Involvement: Older players are peer mentors to younger players - they provide leadership and act as role models to the younger players. Youth are also involved in the local Walk for Life, and as volunteers with All Nations Hope AIDS Network.
Nations Hope AIDS Network
Age Range: 9 and up
Language: English
Planned Parenthood Regina
1431 Victoria Ave., Regina, SK S4P 0P4
Phone: (306) 522-0902
Fax: (306) 522-8860
E-mail: yeah_sk@hotmail.com
Web site: www.regina.ppfc.info/
Contact: Christine Bilinski

Y.E.A.H. (Youth Educating About Health)
Description: Y.E.A.H. is a youth driven program that educates about risky behavior through peer education. Y.E.A.H. currently reaches many high-risk groups (i.e. youth in custody, street youth, Aboriginal youth), educating about hepatitis C, contraception, decision making, the effects of alcohol and drugs, STIs including HIV/AIDS and many other sexual health topics.
Goal: To provide interactive peer education with a focus on sexual health.
Services: Sexual health, HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C education.
Youth Involvement: Youth are involved in the design, delivery and evaluation of the program.
Age Range: 14-25
Language: English

SASKATOON

AIDS Saskatoon
P.O. Box 4062, Saskatoon, SK S7K 4E3
Phone: (306) 242-5005
Fax: (306) 665-9976
E-mail: y4y@aidssaskatoon.ca
Web site: www.aidssaskatoon.ca
Contact: Gina McKay, Youth Project Coordinator

Youth for Youth
Description: A group of youth volunteers who have come together to increase awareness about STIs and HIV/AIDS and how to prevent them.
Goal: To make sexual health information and resources more accessible and youth-friendly.
Services: Support; resources; advocacy; free condoms; drink safe drug testing cards; safe rave kits; a sexual health information video, "Freshly Squeezed: Safer Sex in a Can" which can be ordered; interactive workshops and education; and a safe space for youth.
Youth Involvement: All of the events, activities, and workshops are youth driven and designed.
Age Range: 14-26
Language: English


Gay and Lesbian Health Services (GLHS)
203-220-3rd Ave. S., Saskatoon, SK S7K 1M1
Phone: (306) 665-1224 or 1-800-358-1833
Fax: (306) 665-1280
E-mail: opy@glhs.ca
Web site: www.glhs.ca
Contact: Julie Richards, Youth Coordinator

Out and Proud Youth (OPY)
Description: OPY is a group that offers support and friendship for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth and their allies in a safe environment.
Goal: To connect youth so as to decrease the isolation that many GLBTQ youth experience.
Services: Potlucks, movie nights, games, other activities; discussion nights on topics such as safer sex, HIV/AIDS and drug use; all ages dances; and Pride events.
Youth Involvement: Youth are involved in the planning of group activities, outings, events and learning sessions.
Age Range: 12-22
Language: English

 
 
 
 
Hospital for Sick Children University of Toronto Positive Youth Outreach CATIE
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