Community Resources


HIV Community Link offers many HIV support services that can be accessed through our Calgary location at110 – 1603 10 Ave SW. You can  get in touch at phone: (403) 508-2500 or 1 (877) 440-2437 (toll free).

In addition to our helpful resources, HIV Community Link is proud to be part of a strong network of supports within the Calgary community. HIV can have many impacts not only on an individual’s health, but on other areas of life as well. We encourage you to access any of the following relevant community resources if you or someone you know needs them.

Health Resources:

Calgary Urban Projects Society (CUPS): Primary Care Medical Clinic and Women’s Health Clinic offer medical and mental health care for low income adults and families living in Calgary
Healthlink Calgary: or dial 811
Safeworks: injection supplies, condoms, vaccinations, testing, health information, referrals, pregnancy tests, sobriety support, presentations, and advocacy
Sheldon Chumir Health Centre: Urgent Care, STI Clinic, Safeworks, Mental Health Support, Elbow River Healing Lodge, Opioid Dependency Clinic, ID Clinic, etc.
Southern Alberta Clinic: At this clinic, outpatient care for people living with HIV or AIDS in Southern Alberta is provided using a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach
STI Clinic: Here, you can access free, confidential HIV/STI testing and STI treatmentHousing & Basic Needs:

Housing and Basic Needs

SORCe 211 or http://www.sorce.ca/
Calgary Housing Company

Shelter

The Drop In Centre
Alpha House
Awo Taan Healing Lodge (women and women with children)
Brenda’s House (families)
Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter (women and women with children)
Inn From the Cold (families)
Mary Dover House (women and women with children)
Sheriff King Home (women and women with children)
The Mustard Seed
The Strathmore Shelter (women/men and women/men with children)

Emotional Support

Calgary Counselling Centre or http://www.calgarycasa.com/
Distress Centre
: 403.266.HELP (4357)

Clothing and Household Items

Calgary Drop-In & Rehab Centre 
Interfaith Furniture
Women in Needs Society (WINS)

Financial Support

Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH)
Alberta Works

Food

Calgary Food Bank

Addiction Supports / Detox

AHS Addictions Services
Alcove Addictions: Recovery For Women
Alpha House
Aventa: Treatment Centre for Women
Simon House Recovery Centre
Renfrew Detox Centre

Harm Reduction Supplies (safer injecting & safer sex supplies)

HIV Community Link
Safeworks (Service Locations: Drop In Centre, Centre of Hope, Sheldon Chumir, mobile van)