OnPoint NYC

Cause Area

  • Advocacy & Human Rights
  • Health & Medicine
  • Homeless & Housing

Location

104-106 E 126th StNew York, NY 10035 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

OnPoint NYC is dedicated to improving the health, safety, and well-being of marginalized people who use drugs or engage in sex work. Our work addresses the intersection of stigma, policies, and practices that harm our participants and adversely impact the communities where we operate.

Description

OnPoint NYC is dedicated to improving the health, safety, and well-being of marginalized people who use drugs or engage in sex work. Our work addresses the intersection of stigma, policies, and practices that harm our participants and adversely impact the communities where we operate.

OnPoint NYC is a leader in innovative and award-winning harm reduction and drug user health focused programs and services. In November 2021, we made history with the opening of the first two Overdose Prevention Centers in the United States, and again in March 2022 when the organization became the largest harm reduction service provider in the country.

We are proud to be a trusted partner and collaborator of elected officials, community stakeholders and government bodies, both locally and across the US, in the fight to redress the harms of the war on drugs and in ending the overdose epidemic.

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by Nora K. (March 3, 2017)
This is a warm, wonderful community center that I would highly recommend for a fantastic volunteer experience! It is a safe haven for members of the Washington Heights community to sit and talk away from the chaos of the streets, have a cup of coffee, use clean restrooms and laundry facilities, and share occasional meals. They provide HIV and Hep C blood tests, encourage safe sex practices by distributing condoms, and reduce harm to drug users by providing clean syringes. Their outreach also keeps the community clean by collecting hazardous waste and used syringes off the streets. Everyone here is welcoming and compassionate, and it is a total judgment-free zone. I go to school at NYU and it's worth it for me to make the trip all the way up to 181st street just to get to be with the lovely folks at the CORNER Project!

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