Paterson looks to pull funding from troubled needle exchange operator

The controversial needle exchange operator the Well of Hope is on the verge of losing $93,327 in grant money that it receives through the municipal government. Council members are expected to vote on the measure stripping the troubled nonprofit organization of the two grants next week.

Funds being pulled are from two federal programs. $88,327 from the Ryan White program and $5,000 from the Minority Aids Initiative. Both grants help to fund HIV/AIDS-related activities like early intervention, substance abuse services, non-medical case management, and outreach, according to the measure before the council.

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Source: Paterson Times

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