Washington Heights Corner Project

What started out in 2005 by a social worker and several volunteers as passing out supplies from a nylon knapsack, the Washington Heights CORNER Project (Community Outreach and Resources, Needle Exchange Program) has grown to become the first not-for-profit social service organization of its kind in Washington Heights.

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Aiming to reduce the number of blood-borne diseases, CORNER Project provides those in need with sterile medical supplies, supportive and recovery counseling, wellness evaluations, crisis intervention, HIV exams, safe sex and drug education and literature, and various other tools to the public. With the mission of providing evidence-based education and support to make healthy and positive life changes, the CORNER Project has provided hundreds of people with the tools to succeed.

helped to design WHCP’s upgrade from a messenger bag to a new 7,000 ft2 office space where the organization will continue to provide its critical services to the community.

Location

566 West 181st Street
New York, NY 10033

Client

Washington Heights Corner Project

Budget

$0.4M

Area

7,000 ft2

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