HEPATITIS C (HCV) TESTING
The primary objective of the project is to increase the capacity of community organizations and health centers, particularly those that serve high-risk populations, to facilitate access to and provide medical services for those with HCV regardless of their ability to pay. AHP will partner with community-based organizations and community health centers within target areas to test at least 5,000 persons for HCV and provide prevention counseling to those at risk for HCV infection
PROGRAM AND SERVICES
After Hours Project (AHP) provides an array of services including: intake and assessments, Syringe Exchange Program (SEP) and Expanded Syringe Access Program (ESAP), outreach to injectors and other high-risk drug users, individual and group level interventions, harm reduction counseling, education on safer injection practices, condom and bleach kit demonstration and distribution, supportive services, referrals, client escort, Buprenorphine education, overdose prevention, hepatitis C education and screening, flu shots, hepatitis A & B vaccinations, and Naloxone provision.