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Groupe d’Intervention Alternative Par les Pairs

GIAP
Last update: 1970-01-01

Description:

Youth program of Cactus Montréal working on a peer basis in order to prevent the transmission of HIV, VHC and other STBBI and the reduction of harm related to drug consumption and life on the streets.
* Proximity intervention among the partner resources.
* Group intervention to raise awareness about life on the streets, unsafe practices and their impacts.
* Organisation of the Festival d’Expression de rue/Street expression Festival (FER) and the Pik-nik d’Expression de la rue/Street expression Pik-nik (PER).

Type of addiction:

Drugs

Customer base:

youth 14 to 30 years old in very precarious situations

Territory served:

Montréal Island

Capacity:

5 member organizations

Accommodation:

Without accommodation

Legal status:

non-profit organization

Language of service:

French; English