We offer HIV and STI testing every Monday (10am-12pm), at our office (5-186 Ed North). The best part? Testing is free, confidential and features the coolest STI outreach team ever!
The CHEW Project is an option to support your mental, physical, and sexual health. Our goal is to help youth to be healthy, happy, and hopeful!
HIV & STI Testing
Sex Ed Workshops
Want to get real Sex Ed? You can contact us to start scheduling a visit to your school!
Want to learn about body positivity and empowerment? We offer cool arts-based workshops, to equip youth with the skills and confidence they need to make healthy decisions.
Want to have a little more support? Maybe share some personal stuff? Come to the CHEW Office on Wednesdays from 5pm to 8pm.
Hang Out with CHEW
A workshop is not an option? It’s ok! You can meeting with our Health Workers by emailing CHEWproject@ualberta.ca
Newcomer to Canada
New to Canada? Want to hang out, or maybe just chat about your experience? Start by emailing CHEWproject@ualberta.ca
Melissa is the Communications Coordinator of the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies & Services, where CHEW is housed. She is constantly seeking new ways to facilitate public engagement and knowledge mobilization through strategic communications.
Makram (Matt) Ayache
Matt is a theatre artist, activist, teacher and a science enthusiast! He uses community based art to facilitate social conversations and be a part in building an anti-oppressive world! He also works as an Education Facilitator with fYrefly in Schools!
She is an Education Facilitator for the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services, working with fYrefly in Schools and community outreach/education.
He is an alumnus of the U of A, with a background in music and biology. He is an active member of the music community in Edmonton, and is currently pursuing a BEd after-degree.
He is a community art educator who focuses on teaching comics. He is also a PhD student at iSMSS (University of Alberta) with a background in visual arts and art education.
He is an community activist who has worked with Camp fYrefly and research at iSMSS. Now he splits his time between CHEW, the Pride Centre of Edmonton, and studying Education at the UofA.
He is an educational psychologist currently involved in different projects that integrate technology in education at the University of Alberta.
He is an alumnus of the Canadian College of Performing Arts as well as MacEwan University. He uses the arts to take a creative approach to health and sexual education.
He is the funky and fabulous director for the CHEW Project. He has a background in psychology and theatre, and has worked with youth and LGBTQ2 communities for over 25 years.
He is a professor working in education at University of Alberta where he focuses on the needs of sexual and gender minority youth.
5-186 Education North, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2G5