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SisterSpace Program Update

SisterSpace, Canada’s first and only women-only overdose prevention site is located at 135 Dunlevy Street in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Access their 2018 report here.

SisterSpace provides women who use substances with a safe and supportive environment where they can use substances in the presence of peer support workers who are trained in overdose response. The program is run by Atira Women’s Resource Society, in partnership with Vancouver Coastal Health, the City of Vancouver, B.C. Housing, B.C. Women’s Hospital, and the Provincial Health Services Authority.

Download the report: SisterSpace Program Update August 2018