Individual Support Services:
Community Support Services:
PASAN also provides support AIDS Service Organizations and community groups across Ontario. This includes:
Outreach & Education
Prison Education Programs:
PASAN conducts HIV prevention education programs in many adult and youth institutions in the southern Ontario region. This program includes a Peer Educators Group, whereby ex-prisoners living with HIV are educators for current prisoners.
PASAN produces a quarterly bulletin entitled CELL COUNT. This unique publication is written and edited primarily by prisoners and ex-prisoners themselves. It is the only newsletter in Canada providing an uncensored forum for prisoners and youth in custody to explore and share their own experiences, ideas, and fears about HIV/AIDS. PASAN distributes 6,800 issues a year to prisoners, institutions, and agencies across the country. CELL COUNT is free for prisoners and people living with HIV/AIDS in Canada.
PASAN conducts free training for those working with prison-affected and drug using populations. Training topics include:
Since our beginnings in 1991, PASAN has always maintained a focus on systemic issues of HIV/AIDS and prisons. Some has been involved in many systemic advocacy efforts including: