Victory Programs


Victory Programs is a Boston-based nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals and families who are homeless and may have substance use disorders, often accompanied by chronic health issues like HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C and mental illness. Providing a welcoming environment, our compassionate and inspiring team is committed to helping our clients and members regain health and restore hope through immediate access to safe and stable housing. Victory Programs operates 19 health and housing programs in Boston, Cambridge and Topsfield and serves more than 2,400 people every year.

Volunteer with "TIPS" the Celebration of Life 2018 A Free Thanksgiving Dinner for the HIV/AIDS Community. Tuesday, November 20, 5:30 PM, Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston Street. The Celebration of Life is our biggest fundraiser of the year for services at the Boston Living Center (BLC), New England's largest community center for people living with HIV/AIDS. Our goal is to raise more than $140,000 for a wide range of services at the BLC. Special "TIPS" Servers are volunteers who serve the Thanksgiving dinner to guests at the Celebration of Life. Each also commits to raising at least $300 towards our fundraising goal, funds that support programming at the BLC like the vital food and nutrition program. Are you ready to serve? Please sign-up today or contact Special Events Manager, Eve Rabinowitz, at or 617-541-0222 x647. Have fun, do good, and compete for fun prizes available to our top three fundraisers!


Victory Programs opens doors to recovery, hope and community for individuals and families facing homelessness, addiction or other chronic illnesses like HIV/AIDS.


Year-Long Sponsors

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Our clients share their experiences with Victory Programs in this moving video.

Guest reservations for our annual Celebration of Life are open! You can register online here, RSVP at the front desk of the BLC or call 617-236-1012

What's New

5/3/2018 - Congratulations to the lucky winner of last night's raffle, George Wong! George will have the opportunity to throw out the first pitch at Fenway Park on #PrideNight, June 7, when the Sox face off against the Detroit Tigers. Special thanks to everyone who helped make this unique opportunity possible, especially our friends at Big Night Entertainment Group, Boston Chops, Boston Pride, the Boston Red Sox, Eastern Bank, and Explorateur Cafe, Restaurant & Bar!

We sold 78 raffle tickets and raised $7,800 to support the Boston Pride Committee and Victory Programs!

Join us on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 for the first ever Hepatitis C Lobby Day and talk to your legislators about this important issue. Organized by the EndHepCMA Coalition.

Tune in to NECN at 7 PM tonight, Tuesday, March 27, for "The Take" live  to learn more about our 2018 Dinnerfest RED Party + Auction from event co-chairs Tiffani Faison of Sweet Cheeks and Tiger Mama and Richard Gordon of the South End Buttery!

Due to the expected severe weather, both the Boston Living Center and Victory Programs Admin offices will be closed on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Please stay safe and warm!

Victory Programs' Shepherd House client, Ashlee, shares her story about relapsing, learning she was pregnant and finding support for her recovery with WGBH reporter Gabrielle Emanuel.