Sex Workers and Allies Network (SWAN)

The Sex Workers & Allies Network (SWAN) is a harm reduction organization based in New Haven, Connecticut. SWAN stands for decriminalization of sex work, abolition of the unjust criminal system, and dignity for all.

SWAN is a program of the CT Harm Reduction Alliance.

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Mobile Outreach Van

The SWAN Mobile Outreach Van distributes harm reduction and safer use supplies to people in the Greater New Haven area, free of charge.

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The Founding Of SWAN

The Sex Workers and Allies Network started in the aftermath of a rash of police arrests and attempts at public shaming of sex workers in the New Haven, Connecticut area. Activists united and successfully demanded an end to schemes by the New Haven police to conduct stings against sex workers.

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Our Amazing Team

Our mission is to improve the working conditions, safety and dignity of all people in or affected by sex work through education, advocacy, research, and litigation.

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Left Photo by Graham MacIndoe

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Happy Saturday! We hope everyone is enjoying their weekend and managing the heat wave okay.

SWAN needs your help! Some of our members recently had all of their belongings stolen. We are looking for the following items and are happy to come scoop them up:

Size 11.5 mens sneakers, new or gently used
Mens ankle socks (new or gently used)
Mens shorts sixe 32 or equivalent
Mens tees size medium or large
Womens summer clothing, smaller sizes
Womens socks

If you or anyone you know could help please feel free to message us here or call/text 475-355-5770. As always we appreciate your continuous love and support. ❤️
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Happy Saturday! We hope everyone is enjoying their weekend and managing the heat wave okay. 

SWAN needs your help! Some of our members recently had all of their belongings stolen. We are looking for the following items and are happy to come scoop them up:

Size 11.5 mens sneakers, new or gently used 
Mens ankle socks (new or gently used)
Mens shorts sixe 32 or equivalent 
Mens tees size medium or large 
Womens summer clothing, smaller sizes 
Womens socks 

If you or anyone you know could help please feel free to message us here or call/text 475-355-5770. As always we appreciate your continuous love and support. ❤️

SWAN’s harm reduction volunteers save lives.Celebrating the start of August by shouting out the incredible work that our volunteers put in this past month!!!

In July, you all helped us make over 2,300 harm reduction kits for our mobile outreach. That is HUGE!! we can’t thank you enough for helping keep our community safe and we hope to see you volunteer with us soon 💜💜

#harmreductionsaveslives #harmreductionworks #harmreduction #SWANCT #CTHRA #volunteer #newhaven #narcan #overdoseprevention #overdoseawareness #sexworkiswork
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SWAN’s harm reduction volunteers save lives.

Join us! #OverdoseAwarenessDay, the Art of Hope, Health, and Healing, will take place on the #NHVGreen on August 31, 12-4pm. #overdoseprevention #nhvfamilyevent #recoveryispossible ... See MoreSee Less

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