North Coast AIDS Project (NorCAP)

The North Coast AIDS Project (NorCAP) is a program of the Public Health - Healthy Communities Division. NorCAP provides HIV education and prevention and client (case management) services.

Education & Prevention
NorCAP’s education and prevention program informs and supports people in preventing HIV and hepatitis C transmission. Specific high-risk populations are targeted for intensive education in group, individual and street outreach settings.

The Education and Prevention Program provides the following:
  • Information and support for people at risk of contracting HIV and hepatitis C
  • HIV/AIDS information resource for the North Coast community.
  • HIV/hepatitis C counseling and testing services during street outreach activities

Client Services
NorCAP provides case management, counseling, resource referral, and advocacy services for people living with HIV and their families.

Client services also include:
  • Educational Workshops: NorCAP facilitates educational workshops open to the community. Topics include:
    • HIV/AIDS
    • Hepatitis C
    • Overdose prevention
    • Harm reduction skills
  • Professional Volunteer Program: Professional volunteers donate their services to low income persons with HIV/AIDS who would otherwise be unable to access them. Professional volunteer services offered include legal, counseling, and massage.