Phone: (604) 683-6061

We're a grassroots democratic organization of drug users with over 2,000 members; the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users has had and continues to have considerable impact on public policy and practice related to the use of illicit drugs.

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What is VANDU?

We're a grassroots democratic organization of drug users with over 2,000 members, the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users has had considerable impact on public policy and practice related to the use of illicit drugs.

What We’re Working Towards

  • Heroin-assisted treatment
  • Cocaine-assisted treatment
  • End of prohibition
  • Safe consumption sites

Constitution and Bylaws

"Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful - not to be neutral."

— Paulo Freire

How Can You Help?

We welcome support from our members and the general public. Your donations greatly assist in our campaign to reduce deaths, illness and crime through the promotion of harm reduction programs.

If you would like to donate by cheque or money order, please mail or drop off to our office's mailing address.

For Charitable Receipt

Please send cheques or money orders to:

Hope in Shadows
678 East Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6A 1R1

Please make the cheque payable to Hope in Shadows with an attached note designating VANDU.

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