• 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.

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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

  • The Thin Line Between Anger and Advocacy

    Posted on May 22 2014

    By Michael Barret Jones, Iris House Director of Development, Social Media and Advocacy   Last night I was privileged to attend a special screening of HBO’s upcoming film “The Normal Heart” in an audience filled with people working for HIV Services Organizations.  It was the perfect room in which to see this movie, because the […]

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