HIPS offers comprehensive services designed to empower individuals on the streets to set and reach their goals towards healthy, happy, self-determined lives. This includes a drop in center located at 906 H ST NE. HIPS offers syringe access, Hepatitis C & HIV testing and treatment, a walk-in primary care clinic, behavioral health services, drug treatment, and a full service day and overnight outreach program. HIPS also provides a free walk in evening clinic on Thursdays where clients can get access to hormone therapy, primary care, and HIPS supportive services. HIPS makes over 8,000 contacts on the streets each year and serves an average of 1,200 clients per month! We are hustling all day to make sure our clients get the best services from culturally competent providers that deliver a client centered services through a harm reduction based approach.Your donations are critical to our ongoing service expansion. Here are some of the resources your support provides:
$10 Serves 10 lunches to HIPS street-based clients $25 25 Fentanyl testing strips to be distributed with harm reduction and OD prevention education $50 One week of 24 hour crisis counseling via our national hotline (HIPS longest running unfunded program) $100 Gas for a 3 overnight outreach shifts bringing services to those who need it most $200 One week of incentives for individuals with lived experience in harm reduction, sex work, or drug use to facilitate weekly support groups, manage HIPS clothing closet, and perform community outreach $500 Round-trip transportation to HIPS for 31 clients experiencing poverty and other barriers to health & safetyWould you like to support HIPS throughout the year and have access to special HIPS events and info?Join our Pink Membership Team here with a monthly donation!
HIPS a 501(c)(3) organization, Federal Tax ID # 52-1847137. If you have made an error in making your donation, we will honor your request for a refund made within 10 business days of your donation. To request a refund, call 202-232-8150. Refunds are returned using the original method of payment, except cash donations will be returned via check. If you made your donation by credit card, your refund will be credited to that same credit card.Donate
$1,568.00 raisedGOAL: $7,500.00
#SESTA has taken away online safe spaces
#SESTA is forcing former HIPS clients back on the streets
HIPS is the largest social service and crisis service providers for sex workers in Washington DC.
HIPS services are needed more than ever.
Your support today will help:
on the streets during overnight mobile services
Help sex workers #SpeakOUT
against discrimination, violence and criminalization
Help LGBTQ sex workers #LiveOUT
with peer-led support, linkage to housing, medical care and crisis services
Would you like to #GiveOut all year? Join our monthly Pink Membership giving circle!
We see the discrimination and challenges our clients face.
We respect their right to safe space and self-determination.
We offer a compassionate and caring environment to achieve personal growth.
Will you support us? Will you support them?
Everyone deserves a safe place to shower and have a meal.
Everyone deserves a safe place to sleep.
Everyone deserves a life free from violence.
Everyone deserves a community they can rely on.
With your help, HIPS provides that. With your continued support, we can keep doing it.
Please donate today!
You can also easily set up a Pink Membership recurring donation here and support our work throughout the year.Donate
$10 – supports candy for one night of overnight outreach
$25 – supports 10 meals in our drop-in center
$50 – supports a week of shower and laundry services in our drop-in center
$100 – supports 120 hours of hotline assistance to those in crisis
$250 – supports one week of community lunches and nutritional snacks for our drop-in center
$500 – supports one night of outreach performed in your honor
$1,000 – supports one weekend of outreach performed in your honor
All donations of $10.00 a month (or one time gift of $120.00+ per year) automatically enrolls you as a Pink Member, welcome to the family!
If you have made an error in making your donation, we will honor your request for a refund made within 10 business days of your donation. To request a refund, call 202-232-8150. Refunds are returned using the original method of payment, except cash donations will be returned via check. If you made your donation by credit card, your refund will be credited to that same credit card.