Homelessness and Injection Drug Use: Expanding Access to Care
Posted Thu, July 20, 2017
Hepatitis Education Project (HEP)
Timeframe: July 2017-June 2018 | Amount: $115,000
This project aims to expand access to health care for people who inject drugs (PWID), with a focus on people experiencing homelessness and/or housing instability. Specifically, Hepatitis Education Project’s (HEP) objective is to improve health in these communities through the creation of a syringe services program (SSP), as well as increased access to hepatitis C (HCV) screening, linkage to care, and cure.