The Space at Tompkins works with the East Village community as a whole, linking neighbors, community members, organizations, service providers, law enforcement, and businesses, to close the gaps that exist in the continuum of support for the transient community. We will ensure that all participating agencies are culturally competent and confident about their understanding of our members’ needs. Through our partnerships, we will offer holistic health services and practical strategies for safer use based on the harm reduction method. On site, we will offer information on the prevention and treatment for HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis B and C, and other community health issues, and we will provide referrals when needed.
Harm Reduction Coalition
The Harm Reduction Coalition is a national advocacy and capacity-building organization that promotes the health and dignity of individuals and communities impacted by drug use. HRC advances policies and programs that help people address the adverse effects of drug use including overdose, HIV, hepatitis C, addiction, and incarceration.
New York Department of Health
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Peer Network of New York
Organization For Educating ,Empowering And The Advancement of PDSE (Peer Delivered Syringe Exchange) Peers And SEP (Syringe Exchange Program) Peers Based On Harm Reduction Principles And The Need For Risk Intervention In The Drug User Community We Work in And With.
Center for Health Media and Policy at Hunter College
The Hunter College Center for Health, Media and Policy is an interdisciplinary initiative for advancing the health of the public and healthy public policies through effective interactions with new and traditional media. The Center will be a catalyst for shaping professional and public conversations about health and health care by focusing on the intersection between policy and media.
The PROS Network (Providers and Resources Offering Services to sex workers) is a coalition of sex workers, organizers, direct service providers, advocates, and media makers. We exist to collaborate on programs and campaigns around sex work-related issues in the New York metropolitan area. We work with people of all genders who, by choice, circumstance, or coercion, engage in sexual activities for money, food, shelter, clothing, drugs, or other survival needs. Grounded in principles of social justice and human rights, the PROS Network embraces a non-judgmental, harm reduction approach.
Judson Memorial Church
The Judson Memorial Church is located in Greenwich Village of Manhattan on the south side of Washington Square Park.
The Brooklyn Health Disparities Center
The Brooklyn Health Disparities Center is a partnership between SUNY Downstate, Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health, and the Office of Brooklyn Borough President. The Center’s mission is to reduce health disparities in minorities and new immigrants in Brooklyn, NY through clinical and community research, community education and outreach, and medical fellowship training. The Center wants to become a nationally recognized leader in the elimination of health disparities focused on minorities and immigrant populations. Through the development of partnerships with 21 community-based organizations, including the American Cancer Society, CAMBA, NYSDOH – AIDS Institute and The Space at Tompkins, the Center will work collaboratively to conduct research, develop interventions, provide training, inform policy decisions, and exchange information that will increase all partners’ capacity to reduce existing health disparities.
Health Science Academy of the Arthur Ashe Institute of Urban Health
The Health Science Academy is a partnership between the Arthur Ashe Institute of Urban Health, SUNY Downstate Medical Center and local Brooklyn high schools. The Academy is an innovative science enrichment program designed to prepare economically disadvantaged and ethnically diverse students to respond to the nation’s chronic need for culturally competent health care workers. As part of its partnership with The Brooklyn Health Disparities Center, The Space will host student interns from the Academy during the summers of 2010 and 2011. These students will collaborate with The Space to create a research project which will address the needs of the transient population we serve.
NYC Hepatitis B & C Community Coalitions
The NYC Hepatitis B Coalition Mission is to coordinate efforts to prevent, manage and reduce hepatitis B among all residents of New York City. The coalition seeks to foster an inclusive collaboration among all stakeholders to advance hepatitis B awareness, screening, access to care, and vaccination through education, outreach, advocacy and support of research.