Streetworks is a collaborative program, which is jointly governed by HIV Edmonton, Boyle McCauley Health Centre, Boyle Street Community Services, Alberta Health Services (both Public Health and Addictions and Mental Health), Catholic Social Services, the University of Alberta Northern HIV Clinic, the University of Alberta (Addictions and Mental Health Lab), CEASE and Edmonton Police Service. The ED of HIV Edmonton is the Chairperson of the Council and Boyle Street Community Services acts as the banker agency.
COUNCIL MEMBERS (August 2014)
Chair – Shelley Williams – HIV Edmonton (www.HIVedmonton.com)
Banker –Julian Daly – Boyle Street Community Services
Cecilia Blasetti – Boyle-McCauley Health Centre www.muttart.org/bmhc/
Dr. Chris Sikora – Alberta Health Services
Dr. Stan Houston – Northern HIV Clinic
Dr. Cam Wild – University of Alberta
Brian Simpson – Edmonton Police Service
Charlotte McKay – Catholic Social Services (Kairos House)
Kate Quinn - CEASE
Streetworks staffing changes depending on funding. Currently, the core team consists of 2 Outreach Workers, 2 RNs, 1 LPN, 1 Data Entry Clerk and the Program Manager. The Youth To Youth project has 1 Youth Mentor part time. The HER Pregnancy Project has 2 RNs, 1 Social Worker and 4 Pregnancy Support Workers. At various times, research assistants join the team when specific research is underway. The program also is involved in the training of students from the Faculties of Nursing, Medicine, and Social Work.