Who We Are

ARCHES is a local nonprofit that operates within the Lethbridge Area to bring support to those in our communities. We are a member of the Canadian AIDS Society, the Alberta Community Council on HIV (ACCH) and the United Way of Southwestern Alberta. We are funded by the Alberta Community HIV Fund, a joint ACCH / Health Canada / Alberta Health and Wellness initiative, Public Health Agency of Canada, Private Donations and other fund raising activities.

Our Mission

ARCHES is a  not-for-profit organization that provides leadership in building individual and community capacity to respond
and reduce the harm associated with HIV and Hepatitis C in South-Western Alberta.

Our Goals

Provide compassionate, responsible, confidential and non-judgmental support to clients, families and significant others.

Facilitate the empowerment of clients to define their own needs with regard to their care.

Provide information about HIV/AIDS & Hepatitis C while encouraging public understanding of people living with HIV/AIDS & Hepatitis C.