Boston Living Center

Welcome to the Boston Living Center

Victory Programs’ Boston Living Center (BLC) is a nonprofit community and resource center that fosters the wellness of all HIV positive people and responds to the changing needs of the HIV/AIDS community through education, treatment information and support services. Please click here for information about becoming a member.

Read the latest edition of our monthly newsletter, Living Positively, here!


The Boston Living Center is OPEN!

The BLC is OPEN. New member hours are as follows: Monday to Friday from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Limited capacity congregate meals are available Monday through Friday at 10:00 am and noon. To-go breakfast and lunch is also available during that time – takeout breakfast will be available starting at 10:00 am & lunch at noon.

Support group sessions are now available every morning on a first-come, first-served basis (eight people per daily session).

The center will remain open with modified hours and services specified above.

The health and safety of our members and staff continue to be our top-priorities. We are implementing all suggestions from the CDC and public health officials including but not limited to the practice of social distancing, limited seating availability, and rigorous cleaning and disinfecting procedures.

Thank you all for your support and understanding – we’re in this together!

A message from Executive Director Sarah Porter

Responding to health crises has been part of our line of work for decades, and each time, our red doors have remained opened. This time won’t be an exception.We have developed a multi-staged response that adopts guidelines issued by public health officials and allows us to continue to foster a welcoming environment to those in need. As the situation unfolds, we will continue to be responsive and strategic.  In this time of great uncertainty, I do know this for sure: We need to stay together, take care of one another, and look after our communities.

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From serving lunch to our members to teaching art classes, there are so many ways to become involved with the Boston Living Center!  Individuals and groups are welcome to join us!  Click here to learn more.



What's New

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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!

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!

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!