Project Silk is a recreation-based community health center for young men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women of color. The first space opened in 2013 and offers a variety of services:
- HIV/STI testing, counseling, and referral
- Housing assistance
- Employment assistance
- Mental health services
- Linkage to medical care
- PrEP referral
- For a Final Report of Project Silk, 2013—2015, please open this document
Located in Downtown Pittsburgh, the project is implemented by Community Health Services. HPCP maintains a role in evaluation, technical assistance, and diffusion of innovations.
2016 saw the expansion of Project Silk with a new location set to open soon in Allentown, PA.
For a needs assessment initially supporting the implementation of Project Silk, please open this document.