Praxis Housing

Praxis Housing Initiatives is NYC’s largest provider of transitional housing to homeless people with HIV/AIDS and is one of city’s lowest cost/highest service housing providers.

Praxis houses nearly 400 people a night and approximately 1,200 homeless individuals with HIV/AIDS each year.

Praxis Housing uses a low threshold case management approach incorporating a Harm Reduction & Wellness Model.

Praxis Housing Initiatives operates four transitional housing residences 3 in Manhattan and 1 in Brooklyn New York. Praxis Housing also operates a Scatter Site I program out of Bronx and Brooklyn locations.

ESAP Services are provided for our in-house residents and Scatter Site clients.

Praxis Housing Work Force Development program provides adult literacy, educational & vocational assessment and placement services. Job readiness training programs and stipend position.  Praxis has employed many people who successfully transitioned through its program – from homelessness to permanent housing and gainful employment.  

Programs and Services

  • Emergency Supportive Transitional Housing
  • Independent Living Skills Development
  • Health Services & Referrals
  • HIV/AIDS Treatment Adherence Education & Support
  • Case Management Services
  • Expanded Syringe Access Program (E.S.A.P.)
  • Opiate Overdose Prevention Training
  • Recovery Readiness Support Groups (12 Step)
  • Hepatitis Education & Referrals
  • Scatter Site I Program
  • Housing Placement Assistance
  • Educational & Support Group Services
  • Nutritional Counseling Services Referrals (linkage)
  • Entitlement Advocacy
  • Understanding Your Government Workshops (VOCAL NY) linkage
  • Re-Entry Legal Advocacy (legal Action Center) linkage
  • Workforce Development Program