AHP's Past & Present

The After Hours Project was founded in 2002 to address the continued spread of HIV/AIDS in low-income and minority Brooklyn neighborhoods. As a not-for-profit charitable organization (a 501(c)(3) charity), AHP’s mission is:

To provide high-quality health, social and supportive services to individuals in need, while reducing the spread of HIV, HCV and sexually-transmitted infections among high-risk populations.

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Today, AHP provides a range of HIV-related services across Brooklyn and Queens neighborhoods, including:

  • Syringe Services on-site and at locations across the community
  • Harm reduction counseling for people who use drugs
  • Housing
  • Case management
  • Medical transportation
  • Treatment readiness
  • Rapid testing for HIV/AIDS
  • HIV counseling & education
  • Hepatitis A & B vaccinations
  • HCV screening & education
  • Condom distribution
  • Community Outreach
  • Referral Services
  • Short Term Transitional Housing
  • Short Term Rental Assistance

AHP pioneered many of the “evidence-based” service delivery models that are used in harm reduction programs across the country.

  • Outreach
  • Peer Delivery
  • Mobile Services