Partners and collaborating agencies

Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation

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The Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation is a non-profit organization that raises funds to support innovative health care at the Dr. Peter Centre in Metro Vancouver. The Dr. Peter Centre is British Columbia‚Äôs only HIV/AIDS Day Health Program and 24-hour nursing care Residence.  The only program of its kind in Canada, the Dr. Peter Centre is a leader in HIV/AIDS care, particularly for individuals with multiple medical conditions and social barriers.

Mission
To provide Comfort Care for people living with HIV/AIDS

Mandate
To operate a Day Health Program and Residence with 24-hour care for people with HIV/AIDS

Values
Comfort Care is holistic health care with a commitment to acceptance so that strength and hope are possible. It is guided by the following principles and values:

Accepting, respecting and valuing the dignity of each individual;

Supporting the spiritual, psychological, social and physical needs and desires of each individual based on their own choices;

Transforming despair, isolation, fear, and fatigue into inclusion, support, safety, and security; and

Recognizing the broad determinants of health and quality of life, and providing innovative, integrated, flexible, community-based care.

http://www.drpeter.org

Partners

British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
Decoda Literacy Solutions
Dr. Peter Aids Foundation
Pacific AIDS Network

Collaborators

Health Initiative for Men
PHS Community Services
Positive Women's Network
Vancouver Native Health Society
Vancouver Coastal Health
Youth Community Outreach AIDS Society (YouthCO)