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.


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.

Pablo from Victory House has an important message for all of our supporters. 

What's New

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.

Both the Boston Living Center and the Victory Programs' admin building are closed Friday, January 5, 2018 due to weather. Stay safe and warm, everyone. We expect to reopen Monday, January 8 at our usual time.

We are excited to announce the launch of a brand new cookbook for people living with HIV/AIDS by Boston Living Center Nutritional Services Manager, Amanda Stegmann and Dietic Intern, Beth Kitzis: "Recipes for a Positive Life: At-home cooking designed for better living with HIV," available now on Amazon!

Victory Programs’ Boston Living Center (BLC) is raising money for MBTA cards to support transportation costs for BLC members traveling to the Center to participate in Ready, Steady, Go, a five week program that covers how to address challenges specific to people living with HIV/AIDS.

On Thursday, September 14, 2017 Massachusetts State Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz visited Victory Programs' New Joelyn's Home to get a first hand perspective on substance addiction and the opioid crisis from clients and staff. State Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz Visits New Joelyn's Home