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

28 Nov 2016
The Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV & AIDS, PANCAP,  hosted a three–day workshop (November 22 -24) in Port of Spain, Republic of Trinidad...
22 Nov 2016
We, the Bridging the Gaps alliance of global key population constituency networks, represented by the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP...
22 Nov 2016
The Human Rights Campaign will be hosting their second Global Innovative Advocacy Summit in Washington, D.C. from April 3 to April 8, 2017. The...
17 Nov 2016
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT   Date:  15 November 2016 AI Index Number: IOR 40/5134/2016   UN General Assembly must support the Human ...
11 Nov 2016
A Call To Action For Parliamentarians Based On An Assessment Of The Auditor General’s Department & Its Reporting Impact Why an Assessment of the...
09 Nov 2016
CVC and partners held fruitful discussions with the Minister of Education and Youth, Sen. Ruel Reid, Chief Education Officer, Mrs Grace McClean and...
05 Oct 2016
Finance and Administration Manager   Tetra Tech DPK seeks a Finance and Administration Manager to support the U.S. Agency for International...
09 Sep 2016
TERMS OF REFERENCE ORGANISATION OF EASTERN CARIBBEAN STATES (OECS): CASE STUDY CONSULTANCY   Background The OECS countries are categorized as a...
06 Sep 2016
Paralegal Officer (Contract) CVC is a registered charitable organization in Jamaica comprising a coalition of community leaders and non-governmental...
02 Sep 2016
Frequently asked questions on the Belize case Was Section 53 a buggery law? No. It goes well beyond a prohibition of anal sex, which is typically...

Video Presentation - We are Jamaicans

Video Presentation - We are Jamaicans

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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