Awarded Grants

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Glasshouse Capacity Services Society

Achieving Resilience, Stability, and Wellbeing through Peer Programs and Harm Reduction: Strength-Based Research with People Who Use Drugs at Overdose Prevention Society

The Overdose Prevention Society (OPS) is a low-barrier high-volume harm reduction resource in the Downtown Eastside. This work has been made possible through the active participation of peers. As similar sites are opened across Canada, a need exists to investigate the benefits community-led models of harm reduction on the health and wellbeing of peers. This project proposes the formation of an novel peer research program that will empower peer-driven research and solutions to the overdose crisis, investigate the role of peer employment on health and wellbeing, produce resources to inform the scale up of overdose prevention sites, and strengthen relationships through knowledge translation.

St. Paul's Foundation of Vancouver

Trans healthcare in BC: Assessment, Evaluation, and Changes to Healthcare Delivery in Primary, Gender-Affirming, and Sexual/Reproductive Healthcare

This study investigates the factors that impact the accessibility, acceptability and quality of healthcare for trans individuals in BC. The central research question is: What changes are required in care delivery to address healthcare disparities (e.g. lack of access to gender-affirming care, geographic distribution of services, discrimination in healthcare settings) among trans people in BC? Local knowledge will be built in partnership with community partners, which will support movements for systemic change in healthcare and adjacent sectors to shift policy and program development in ways that can improve the health experiences of trans individuals in BC.