Living with HIV can be different for everyone

Living with HIV means different things to different people, and everyone has unique experiences. Along with our services for all clients, Nine Circles provides a wide variety of supports and services specifically to people living with HIV in Manitoba. These include one on one appointments with members of our team, and group based support. Call 204-940-6000 with questions or email our Health Promotion Coordinator. To find out what’s on in the coming month, have a look at our monthly calendar of events.

Group Programming for People Living With HIV

Coffee talk

Has HIV/AIDS affected your life? This drop-in conversation group is a safe space where you can talk about changes, challenges, inspirations, and supports you are using as you move forward. Offered weekly on Wednesdays. Drop-ins welcome.

Living well with HIV

Living Well with HIV is a three week program designed to give participants a basic understanding of living a healthy life with HIV. Each week different topics are presented such as healthy eating, taking medications, disclosure, talking to your doctor, having a healthy sex life and more! Offered several times a year. Registration required.

HIV med-ucation

Join us if you are thinking about starting HIV treatment or would like to talk with a group about topics like: how medications work, how HIV treatment can fit into your life, dealing with side effects, and communicating with your medical team. Offered a couple times a year. Registration required.

 

food_bankFood Bank

With the support of Winnipeg Harvest and dedicated volunteers, the Nine Circles Food Bank provides food bank members with a bi-weekly supplement of food. Food bank is only available to people living with HIV in Manitoba. To discuss food bank access, please speak with a member of your care team.

Food Bank Guidelines

2017 Food Bank Calendar

PHA Assistance Fund

The PHA Fund provides financial support to people living with HIV in Manitoba for quality of life needs where no other source of income is available. Requests are reviewed on a monthly basis.  Request forms are available at our reception desk, or see your Social Worker for assistance with filling out an application. View the PHA Fund Guidelines to learn more about the fund.

Links:

For basics on living well with HIV visit CATIE’s Healthy Living page.

For information about HIV treatment options, visit CATIE’s Treatment page.