• Iris House helped me achieve my goals:
    Iris House helped me achieve my goals:

    I’m drug free, I got my life back, and I got my children back.

  • Knowing I have a place to lay my head makes everything else easier.
    Knowing I have a place to lay my head makes everything else easier.
  • We get lots of family support and a sense of empowerment at Iris House.
    We get lots of family support and a sense of empowerment at Iris House.
  • Staying drug free is a challenge, but my case manager is always there for me.
    Staying drug free is a challenge, but my case manager is always there for me.

    Staying drug free is a challenge, but my case manager is always there for me.

  • Join the family as a client, as a donor, or as a member of the team!
    Join the family as a client, as a donor, or as a member of the team!
  • I hope my granddaughter never has to worry about HIV.
    I hope my granddaughter never has to worry about HIV.

Upcoming Events

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Breakfast Club Monday, April 28

Join our Breakfast Club

Where: West Side Office

Every Monday

Time: 9:00am-10:00am

 

 

The 9th Annual Summit Monday, May 5

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9th Annual Women as the Face of AIDS Monday, May 5

HIV Education at All Ages

May 5, 2014  8:30 – 5:00 PM

NYAM 1216 5th Ave, NYC 10027

 

 

 

Women as The Face of AIDS Summit Saturday, May 10

Community Health Fair

On the Plaza at the NYS Office Building

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

 

 

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Welcome to Iris House

Established in 1993 by the Women and AIDS Working Group, Iris House provides comprehensive services and advocacy for women, families, and communities infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS, while simultaneously providing prevention and education services for our clients and at-risk communities.

To fulfill this mission, Iris House offers practical, family-centered services that promote prevention and education while addressing the day-to-day realities of living with HIV/AIDS.

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Programs & Services

Iris House’s Harm Reduction program incorporates a spectrum of strategies from safer use, to managed use to abstinence to meet drug users “where they’re...
    Our programs have expanded to Central New Jersey!In 2011, we began offering programs for young men and women in Plainfield and Irvington...
Since it was founded to specifically address women’s issues, Iris House has had a long history of addressing the needs of lesbians and bisexual women as...
        Opening an Office in the Bronx to better serve our clients where they live.   A core belief at Iris...
  Food and Nutrition Programs: a Gateway to Healthy Living! Iris House teaches people how to improve their health and the quality of their...
    Between 2007 and 2012, Iris House distributed more than 5.5 million free condoms through a network of more than 200 businesses and...

Latest News

Posted on February 6 2014
    On February 7, 2014, in honor of the 20th Year of Iris House and in recognition of National Black AIDS Awareness Day, Iris House is launching our “How to Save a Life” campaign.   A social media and print outreach effort conceived by MBA students at Rutgers University, this campaign was designed to focus on messaging that...

Latest Blog Posts

  • Training and Determination: How Tennis Skills Work in AIDS Service Organizations

    Posted on September 11 2013

      As a tennis player on 3 teams including 2 USTA teams I have spent the weekend watching the U.S. Open.  The singles players and doubles players exhibit such perseverance match after match.  It’s clear that the amount of training they undergo and the time they put into perfecting their skills is tremendous.  They practice […]

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