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Mission Statement

HIPS mission is to assist female, male, and transgendered individuals engaging in sex work in Washington, DC in leading healthy lives. Utilizing a harm reduction model, HIPSâ  programs strive to address the impact that HIV/AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Infections, discrimination, poverty, violence and drug use have on the lives of individuals engaging in sex work.

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HIPS client centered harm reduction based programs assist D.C. area sex workers in negotiating barriers to living healthier, happier, self-determined lives. HIPS programs include: Moblile Outreach; Client Advocacy, Crisis Assistance, 24 hour toll-free Hotline and peer-based Divas Against AIDS and Street Team peer-based education and outreach programs.

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http://www.hips.org/

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