The Community Center “Orion”


Community center for customers of MSM and CSW directions opened in 2008.

In the “Orion” are consulted on HIV / AIDS, viral hepatitis, sexually transmitted infections and tuberculosis by. Social workers provide clients with condoms, lubricants, hygiene and disinfectants and informational materials. Here you can take rapid tests for HIV / STD / Viral Hepatitis and get directions to profile the doctor.


In the “Orion” clients can get help from psychologists who are willing to assist and suggest how to cope with personal problems. On the legal issues helps to understand the lawyer.

There are themed meetings. Center staff organize trainings on the principle of prevention peer education, which are aimed at overcoming dependency (including alcohol)

In addition to preventive services, center customers can get a number of additional ones. In the “Orion” they can use free access to the Internet, social workers are happy to introduce biscuits, tea or coffee. Warm attitude of the staff and convenient location made the community center a safe space for dialogue between representatives of the target groups of the project.


“Orion” is located in the center of Kharkov at the address. Artem str., 15 and open on weekdays from 10:00 to 18:00.