AIDS Action Foundation (AAF)
Contact Information: Joan Didier
Saint Lucia, West Indies
Phone: (758) 452 7171 or (758) 453 0866
Fax: (758) 451 9614
Program Details: The AIDS Action Foundation is a non government, nonprofit organization established in September 2000. The organization is comprised of NGOs, CBOs, individuals and members of the private sector.
Mission: Mitigate the spread and impact of HIV/AIDS in SAINT Lucia through effective prevention education, advocacy, and care and support of persons living with HIV/AIDS.
Online: Launch of AAF
TLC (Tender Loving Care)
Support network for persons living with HIV/AIDS
Online: Address at World AIDS Day 2012
PROSAF (Positive Reactions Over Secrets and Fear)
Support group for sexual assault survivors
Saint Lucia Ministry of Health’s Bureau of Health Education (BHE)
Mission: To provide leadership and direction in the creation of environment in which institutions and individuals can be created, empowered, guided and nurtured for provision of holistic health and social services to the entire population of Saint Lucia.
Vision: The Bureau of Health Education / Promotion be a catalyst for influencing health public policy, coordinating and collaborating all health promotion activities for facilitating healthy lifestyle choices.
2nd Floor Sir Stanislaus James bldg.
Waterfront Castries Saint Lucia
(758) 468-5300/5349 / (758) 452-2859
Fax: (758) 452-6245
CariFLAGS (Caribbean Forum for Liberation and Acceptance of Genders and Sexualities)
Founded in 1998/04/30
CariFLAGS is currently operated by leading NGOs working on SOGI issues in Belize, the Dominican Republic, Grenada, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, Suriname and Trinidad & Tobago. Our secretariat is in Port of Spain and we have offices in Castries, Kingston and Santo Domingo. We are a regional movement-building coalition advancing an indigenous LGBTI agenda for the Caribbean by engaging with governments, civil society, donors and international partners. Our goals are: to expand protective environments for enjoyment of safety and links to services, community, health, spirituality and empowerment; to build local infrastructure and leadership; to deepen LGBTI political, electoral and sociocultural participation; and to influence policy and legislation and utilize judicial and human rights frameworks to ensure justice, social inclusion and citizenship.
Member of ILGA since 2010
Secretariat contact: Colin Robinson, CAISO Trinidad and Tobago
Eastern Caribbean Hub – United and Strong, Saint Lucia
Caribbean Vulnerable Communities (CVC)
A coalition of community leaders and non-governmental agencies providing services directly to and on behalf of Caribbean populations who are especially vulnerable to HIV infection or often forgotten in access to treatment and healthcare programmes.
These groups include men who have sex with men, sex workers, people who use drugs, orphans and other children made vulnerable by HIV, migrant populations, ex-prisoners, and youth in especially difficult circumstances.
Contact: Tel: 1 876 631 7299
Fax: 1 876 631 7219
International lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex association
ILGA is a worldwide federation of 1100 member organisations from 110 countries campaigning for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights.
Existing since 1978.
The M·A·C AIDS Fund’s mission is to serve people of all ages, all races and all sexes affected by HIV and AIDS. To partner with the bold, the visionary and the brave who confront the epidemic in countries and communities where people are most neglected, off the radar and at highest risk. Responsive, agile and alert, MAF funds innovative programs that deal directly with the most marginalized, stigmatized and under-heard victims. MAF celebrates humanity, life, creativity and individuality. Making a difference, one VIVA GLAM lipstick at a time.
John Demsey Chairman Of The Board
Jennifer Balbier Secretary Of The Board
Carey Maloney Treasurer Of The Board
Dr. Quarraisha Abdool Karim Associate Scientific Director
Clyde Williams Vice-President Of State And Local Government Relations
Tracey Travis Executive Vice President And Chief Financial Officer
Reggie Van Leesenior Vice President