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Enhancing the health and social wellbeing of children and young people living with HIV

Wales

Currently there are around 12 children and young people with HIV living across Wales and treated across Liverpool, Cardiff and Swansea Hospitals. Since 2014 CHIVA has been funded by BBC Children in Need Wales to deliver advocacy and support in clinics and run 3 peer support meet up days a year. CHIVA staff also support young people with home visits and liaison with schools or other agencies where required.

Each time the group meets for a peer support meet up they have an HIV related workshop with two CHIVA staff members, followed by a meal and a fun social activity, including the Dr Who Experience, adventure golf,and surfing in the South Wales coast. 

For more information contact Abi.carter@chiva.org.uk 07807 705062  0117 910 5226

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Thank you to BBC Children in Need Wales for continuing to fund this work.