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

04 Jul 2017
Grants Management Officer Position Summary The Grants Coordinator/GMO is responsible for overseeing all aspects of grant funding for CVC. This...
31 May 2017
                                                                                                                  Request for Proposals:Safe Space...
09 May 2017
ADMINISTRATIVE AND COMMUNICATIONS SUPPORT OFFICER SCOPE OF WORK CVC is seeking a full time Administrative and Communications Support Officer.  The...
09 May 2017
Expand Anti-Discrimination Provisions of Constitution, include Disabilities - Says Public Defender Public Defender, Arlene Harrison-Henry, has...
09 May 2017
May 9,  2017   Caribbean’s First Online Human Rights Incidence Database Launched   Civil Society has made a major advancement in the struggle for...
02 May 2017
Developing Country NGO Constituency Statements 37th Global Fund Board Meeting May 3-4, Kigali, Rwanda Position on Health Situation in Venezuela (GF/...
02 May 2017
“Time for “Fi Wi” Constitution” Says Civil Society Advocate, Horace Levy It would no doubt come as a surprise to many Jamaicans that the present...
12 Apr 2017
TERMS OF REFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS CONSULTANT SOCIAL MARKETING CAMPAIGN TO CHALLENGE STIGMA AND DISCRIMINATION TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO AND QUALITY OF HIV...
10 Apr 2017
  April 10, 2017 Gayle Urges Ethics in Civil Society Research and Advocacy   Dr. Herbert Gayle of the UWI department of Sociology, Psychology and...
05 Apr 2017
CLAIMING RIGHTS FOR TRANSGENDER PEOPLE IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN 31 MARCH 2017 Transgender people are continuing to face widespread stigma...

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