Victory is just around the corner.

Behind Victory Programs' red doors, individuals and families in crisis find shelter, sustenance, recovery, care, and professional, compassionate support.

Victory Programs: Housing. Health. Recovery. Hope.

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Our Programs

Victory Programs operates various programs throughout Boston, all built on our strongly held belief that no person who is struggling should be asked to do the hardest thing first, on their own, before they are offered the fundamental support they truly need.


When individuals and families are safely housed, they’re much more likely to address their health, addictions, and other issues. It’s a “housing first” approach that includes stabilization services, emergency shelter, transitional and permanent housing, and case management.

Health & Recovery

We address substance use disorders, co-occurring mental health concerns, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, and other chronic conditions with the education, tools, resources, and ongoing support people need to regain their health, prevent and manage relapse, and maximize their independence.


On the streets, at our Boston Living Center, and across programs, we work to prevent chronic conditions and overdoses. We provide HIV, Hepatitis C, and STI testing and counseling; a healthy meals program; syringe and naloxone distribution; and an array of education, navigation, and support services.

Our Model

House the person

We follow a low-barrier housing-first clinically driven approach to guide clients towards health and safety.

Serve the person

A client is not a statistic; a case file is not who that person is. We provide high-quality, evidence-based services based on individual needs, offering flexible, strengths-based solutions to people’s biggest challenges.

Strengthen the spirit

People’s success ultimately depends on their own belief in themselves and their future. We focus on what a person is doing “well,” with a nurturing effect that fosters continued effort from the first steps toward progress and growth.

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Join Us For Our Free Virtual Event!


The Opposite of Addiction is Connection: Sustaining Recovery Through Community


Join us virtually on Tuesday, June 11, at 5:00 p.m. for a meaningful and compelling discussion on the power of community for addiction recovery led by experts and those with lived experiences. We’ll delve deeper into the vital role of relationships in breaking the cycle of addiction and fostering long-term wellness.


Email by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, 6/10 to rsvp for our free virtual event.

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A Message from the Moms of ReVision Family Home


We sat down with a few of the incredible mothers living in our ReVision Family Home to hear their inspiring stories and what it means to them to be a mom.


Click the link here or below to hear what they had to say.

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The Doorway: Spring Edition


Our spring edition of The Doorway is finally here! This season’s newsletter is jam-packed with exciting updates, moving stories, and touching tributes.


You’ll meet Greg, a man who believes in discipline, community support, and that it’s never too late to transform your life. You’ll learn about exciting opportunities to support our programs. And you’ll hear from Executive Director Sarah Porter as she mourns the loss of the beloved Larry Kessler, an incredible activist, and friend to so many.


You can read the online version of our newsletter here.


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In The News: Keisa's Story

Keisa Rivera knows how it feels to not be seen. To not be heard. It’s why the 46-year-old loves her job, working as a harm reduction specialist with individuals experiencing addiction, homelessness, and mental health issues in the area of Mass. and Cass in Boston.

“Sometimes I feel so happy that my heart — I feel like I’m having like a big, good pain in my heart,” she said. “I just want to continue.” Giving the individuals that she counsels at The Victory Connector, a low-threshold navigation center in the neighborhood run by the nonprofit Victory Programs, a feeling of care, a sense of calm and peace, is what she aims for each day.

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