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.

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

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

GENERAL BUSINESS HOURS

Monday 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

MEMBER DROP-IN HOURS

Monday 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

MEALS 

MONDAY NIGHT DINNERS – 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
THURSDAY BISTRO – 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
SUNNY SIDE UP HOT BREAKFAST – Wednesdays – 
9:30 AM 10:30 AM
LUNCH – Tuesday through Friday – 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

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 erabinowitz@vpi.org or 617-541-0222 x647. Have fun, do good, and compete for fun prizes available to our top three fundraisers!

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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

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!

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.