News & Events Archive

My Story, My Voice: Joe

Hey, I’m Joe - A 65 year old Italian American man living on Long Island. Having lived in NYC for a long time, I relocated to Suffolk County 27 years ago shortly before being diagnosed with HIV. I don’t drive which can be a struggle getting around, but I have managed...

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Honoring Those who Served: Mike Interview

Name MikeHometown West IslipAge 40Branch of Service Marine Corps Where did you serve? Where were you stationed? Paris Island, SC (Basic Training)Camp Geiger, NC (Combat Training)29 Palms, CACamp Lejune, NC6th Communications Bn, NY  Why did you join? Serve My County...

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Honoring Those who Served: JP Interview

Name JPHometown Long IslandAge Not givenBranch of Service Marine Corps Where did you serve? Where were you stationed?   Three shipboard deployments through the Middle East, Horn of Africa, Europe, North Africa, twice to Iraq and twice to Afghanistan.  I was stationed...

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Honoring Those who Served: Daniel Interview

Name Daniel Hometown Lake Grove, NYAge 51Branch of Service Navy Where did you serve? Stationed: Dam Neck VA,  Served: Africa, Middle East, Europe Why did you join? Always wanted to serve in military was prior service I’m USMC Why did you pick the service branch you...

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Honoring Those who Served: Anonymous Interview

Name AnonymousHometown Long IslandAge 37Branch of Service Marine Corps Where did you serve? I Stationed in California from 2001 through 2005. Why did you join? I joined because I wanted to pay my dues Why did you pick the service branch you joined? I joined the Marine...

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Honoring Those who Served: Dennis Interview

Name DennisHometown Long Beach, NYAge 71Branch of Service Army Where did you serve? I trained in the U.S., Kentucky and New Jersey. I had advanced training to be a tanker to fight the Russians and ended up being sent to Vietnam. Why did you join? I was drafted, I...

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Honoring Those who Served

In honor of Veterans Day, we will be sharing personal stories of those who served throughout the week of November 9th - November 13th. Check back daily for new stories.November 9th Read our Interview with Chris  November 11th Read our interview with an anonymous...

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Honoring Those who Served: Chris Interview

Name ChrisHometown Sayville, NYAge 37Branch of Service USAF Where did you serve?NY, TX , NC and overseas.  Why did you join?Was a part of ROTC in High School and wanted to join to serve my country. Why did you pick the service branch you joined?It was the Air Force...

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Connect & Chill

Connect & Chill

Virtual Gathering for Young Gay and Bisexual Men 16-29 Project Safety Net NY ‘s virtual groups are on a summer break and commence in September.

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Communication in Crisis

Communication in Crisis

New Yorkers are inundated with messaging about protecting ourselves from coronavirus. As an advertising veteran now working in public health, I’m noticing many ways these communications fall short. Government agencies distribute lengthy instructions that few have time...

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Jack&Chill   #StayInGetOff

Jack&Chill #StayInGetOff

Jack and Chill are a sexy duo who share targeted sexual health messages that make you laugh and make you think twice before putting yourself in danger. Their visual style is retro, but their language is modern. Jack and Chill call it like they see it. They are not...

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Care Coordinators Wear Many Hats

Care Coordinators Wear Many Hats

Project Safety Net keeps spirits high during the pandemic because we know our clients need us more than ever to sustain health regimens and maintain recovery. Our Health Home team hosts a virtual round-up on Friday afternoons to gather the troops, share the week’s...

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Albany Advocacy Day March 1-2

Albany Advocacy Day March 1-2

Project Safety Net NY's Health homes department went to the state capitol in Albany on March 1st and 2nd to lobby for the health home coordination program. This particular program has faced significant budget cuts in the past but now they are attempting to impose more...

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