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

  • Transportation

  • 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.


For a needs assessment initially supporting the implementation of Project Silk, please open this document.