Concentration of Substance Abuse Programs in New York City, 2019

Since Robert Rodriguez’s election to New York State Assembly, the number of substance abuse programs in his district #68 has exploded to become larger than any other district in New York City.

Facility Requirements and Policy Regarding Client Waiting Areas

Addiction facilities must providing waiting areas indoors to support the clients they serve.

From the Archives: CB10 in 2008

2008 archive documents from Community Board 10.

A Letter from OASAS in Response to Our Email to Gov. Cuomo

The Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) recently sent us a letter in response to our concerns about the proposed facility for mental health and substance abuse services.

Comparing the Promixity of Addiction Facilities to Schools

A comparison of two locations in Harlem where social services such as addiction treatment, homeless shelters, halfway houses, and mental health clinics with schools nearby.

Update: Homeless Shelter Planned for 1763-1771 Amsterdam Ave.

Notes from the CB9 subcommittee meeting regarding the Homeless Shelter plans in Harlem.

Please Sign the Online Petition for Fair Share Practices in New York City

We oppose the addiction and psychiatric facility Mount Sinai plans to open on 124th St between Lenox Ave and Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd.

What is Killing People Who Live in Harlem?

Data gathered by the NYC Dept of Health shows that what Harlem needs most are cancer and heart disease-related health facilities. #harlem #eastharlem #fairshare

Where are the Homeless Shelters Located in NYC?

In Manhattan, homeless shelters are most concentrated in Central Harlem and East Harlem.

What is Fair Share?

In 2017, NYC City Council wrote a report outlining the policy of even distribution—fair sharing—of public services, both beneficial and least desirable. Communities of color and lower socioeconomic status, such as Harlem and East Harlem, have historically been the dumping ground for services unwanted in other communities. It is time to distribute these services evenly […]

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