Living Well with HIV

Clinical Services, formerly known as Positive Services, was established in 1985, with the incorporation of the Western Australian AIDS Council. The program was established at a time when there was considerable community discrimination towards people who had been diagnosed HIV positive. Since then, WAAC Clinical Services has played an integral role in the community response to the HIV epidemic. 30 years on, Clinical Services continues to meet the support needs of many people living with HIV (PLHIV). During this time the program has witnessed many changes in community attitudes and in HIV epidemiology. These changes have also prompted regular reviews of the model upon which we provide services, and the projects and programs which can best meet the needs of PLHIV into the future.

Counselling

The WA AIDS Council provides Counselling services, conducted in a supportive and confidential environment.

Case Management

Case Managers and SHAPE Officers provide practical, physical and emotional care and support for people living with HIV, their families,…

What's on for PLHIV

  Find out what events and activities are taking place for the HIV positive community in Western Australia here.  

Resources for PLHIV

This section contains information booklets, posters, pamphlets and other resources available for download. WARNING: Some resources found here may contain explicit…

Our Mission

To minimise the impact and further transmission of HIV, other blood borne viruses and sexually transmissible infections. To reduce social, legal and policy barriers which prevent access to health information and effective support and prevention services.

WA AIDS Council would like to acknowledge the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the Traditional Custodians of this country throughout Australia, and their strength, resilience and connection to land and community. In particular, the WA AIDS Council would like to acknowledge the Wadjuk people of the Noongar Nation as the traditional custodians of the land in which our office is located.

 

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