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  • IN THE MEDIA: Harlem United on Telemundo!

    Watch this important news story about healthcare for newly arrived immigrants in New York.


  • Governor Cuomo giving a speech

    IN THE MEDIA: New York Expands Vaccine Access to People Living with HIV

    By Tat Bellamy-Walker Gay City News “Governor Cuomo’s decision to prioritize access to the COVID-19 vaccination for the most vulnerable among us, those living with co-morbidities such as HIV and other immunocompromising conditions, is exactly the approach we need in New York City.” – Jacqui Kilmer, the CEO of Harlem United Governor Andrew Cuomo has expanded…


  • We become a Federally Qualified Healthcare Center

    We were awarded a Federally Qualified Healthcare Center (FQHC) grant. This designation gives Harlem United the opportunity to provide homeless clients with healthcare services they would otherwise not be able to access.


  • Rapid Hepatitis C testing begins

    We integrated a rapid Hepatitis C screening into our standard testing program. If an individual tests positive, we are able to immediately connect them to care for treatment.


  • Mobile dental hits the streets!

    Our first dental mobile unit hit the streets, allowing Harlem United to meet the clients where they are, specifically in those neighborhoods with prevalence of a high rate of homelessness.


  • 7 Questions & Answers About PrEP to Prevent HIV

    Let’s Start with the basics: What exactly IS PrEP? PrEP stands for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis and is an HIV-prevention method in which people who do not have HIV can take a pill daily to reduce their risk of becoming infected. The treatment named Truvada© contains two of the medications that can be used to treat people who already…


  • Try to not catch this smile

    Over the past few weeks, I’ve told you about the breadth and depth of the impact Harlem United’s harm reduction and recovery support services makes. Today, I want to get personal with you and share the story of one of our clients. Behind all of the stats, there are real people that come to Harlem…


  • More Great News for Trans Health!

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced earlier this week new regulations to include transgender health care services under New York State’s Medicaid program. ( PDF). The proposed regulations provide treatment for hormone therapy and gender reassignment surgery. The new regulation will guarantee transgender New Yorkers access to Medicaid-funded care, which is critical to safeguarding the principle of…