“Blago” is the Kharkiv Charitable Foundation, activities of wich are aimed at preserving health, preventing the spread of HIV / AIDS, tuberculosis, hepatitis, STIs and other dangerous infections, providing medical and social assistance, promoting healthy lifestyle and ensuring the social well-being for vulnerable groups in the Kharkiv city.
The main office, which initially united all the directions, is located at Moskovsky line 259, at the 2nd floor.
In November 2008, KCF “Blago”, with the financial support of the International Charity Foundation “International HIV / AIDS Alliance in Ukraine” (now the Alliance for Public Health), received a Mobile Ambulance for use. The mobile ambulance service is included in the programs of all directions. Psychologist’s consultations are conducted on its base, social workers conduct conversations on preventive topics and distribute condoms, lubricants, medications, syringes, wipes and other materials.
The “Social House” project has started implementing since April 2014. Any person or organization can use the “Social House” to implement good deeds.
A Service center for clients of the IDU-direction “Visit” was opened on the basis of the Drug Dispensary of Ordzenikidzovsky and Frunzensky Districts in February 2014. Psychologists and social workers provide counseling services to injecting drug users and people from the closest surrounding on the basis of SC “Visit”. Here clients can get syringes, needles, napkins, condoms, hygiene products, medical supplies. They also can get referrals to medical specialists.
The Center for Emergency Social Assistance for Children “Compass” was opened in April 2014 and became a social “bridge” between the child and state institutions. Difficult teenagers can get a whole range of services: from sanitary and hygienic care and medical examination, to the services of a psychologist and a lawyer.