About Us

Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition (CVC) is a coalition of community leaders and non-governmental agencies that are advocates and service providers, working with 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, persons in prison and ex-prisoners, and youth in especially difficult circumstances. < read more >

 

Marginalized Children & Youth

The AIDS epidemic has orphaned approximately 250,000 Caribbean children

Drug Users

Globally, HIV prevention efforts have focussed on injecting drug users, one of the highest risk populations for HIV

Sex Workers

in Guyana, Jamaica, and the Dom. Rep., HIV  among female sex workers is estimated at 17%, 5%, and 2% respectively.

MSM

It is estimated that MSMs account for 10% of HIV transmission in the Caribbean and studies estimate high HIV rates ranging from 5 to 33%.

Mobile/Migrant Populations

Population movement has its risks and those who are most vulnerable include refugees...

Prison Inmates/Ex-inmates

Very few HIV programmes exist in the Caribbean targeted at the prison population and ex-inmates.

Latest News

06 Nov 2017
Terms of Reference Consultancy for Project Evaluation Improved Civil Society Capacity for Research Based Advocacy   Caribbean Vulnerable Communities...
06 Nov 2017
Cairo, November 2nd, 2017   Overview of the new Ani LGBT+ Law in Egypt On October 25th 2017 the parliament member Reyad Abdulsattar Hassan the...
01 Nov 2017
The Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition (CVC), on behalf of the Ministry of Health Jamaica, the National Family Planning Board, and the...
20 Oct 2017
Source:         NSWP Click here to download the document Year:              2017   This policy brief highlights the linkages between sex workers’...
20 Oct 2017
Source:         NSWP Click here to download the document Year:              2017   This resource is a Community Guide to the Sex Work and Gender...
09 Sep 2017
                                                                            Photo credit Titiana Fernandez In the Caribbean, disaster relief...
05 Sep 2017
TERMS OF REFERENCECOMMUNITY PARALEGAL   The Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition (CVC) hereby invites suitable candidates to apply for the...
25 Aug 2017
For Immediate Release July 14, 2017   L-R - Claudette Hobbins, Parish AIDS Committee (PAC), Deidre Allen and Christopher Lewis, Jamaica Youth...
09 Aug 2017
A complete digital library of video lectures covering all six chapters of the MSM Implementation Toolkit (MSMIT) in available on the CPR (Community...
03 Aug 2017
Strengthening linkages and collaboration between CSOs/NGOs and the formal health system in the OECS through joint referral systems.   Overview The...

Police Officer Reflecting on the GBV and HIV Sensitization Workshop

Participant Reflection on the Policy Monitoring and Advocacy Training

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Caribbean Vulnerable Communities (CVC) is 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.

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Contacts

For general information about the CVC, please contact us at:

  • info (@) cvccoalition.org
  • +876 631 7299
  • +876 631 7219
  • Suite #1 1D-1E Braemar Avenue
    Kingston 10
  • Jamaica
  • West Indies