The Victory Connector is a low-threshold navigation center serving women and transgender individuals who are seeking community and assistance getting connected to harm reduction and social services. The Connector offers support groups, educational workshops, HIV/STI and pregnancy testing, harm reduction counseling and supplies, and a safe place to relax indoors for the day.
Becoming a Member
Services at the Victory Connector are open to women and transgender individuals. All services at the Victory Connector are free and require a brief intake on your first visit.
Harm reduction supplies and counseling are available from all of our staff. This includes Narcan training and distribution, syringes, safer injection supplies, safer smoking supplies, wound care, and hygiene kits.
Walk-in testing is available for HIV, Hepatitis C, Syphilis, Chlamydia, and Gonorrhea. Results take between 3-7 days and any positive results are quickly referred to treatment and care.
Our team has pregnancy tests available for our members and scheduled times to meet with our family planning specialist. The family planning specialist can talk through pregnancy prevention, abortion, and adoption, and offer support getting connected to a provider.
Support groups and educational workshops for building community, learning about safer use, or building skills around safety and self-advocacy.
If you need support getting connected to healthcare, substance use treatment, mental health, social services, domestic violence support, or housing, our team can support you with scheduling appointments and getting connected to the resources you are looking for.
We offer a supportive environment for sex workers, and anyone who is sex trafficked or engaging in survival sex. Our team can help safety plan, offer health and safety supplies, connect to intimate partner violence resources, and be a listening ear.
We offer transgender peer support services by appointment with our Trans Health Peer Support Specialist. This can include information about peer support groups, one-to-one peer support sessions, linkage to gender-affirming care, and bridging connection in the community.
965 Massachusetts Ave Boston, MA 02118 (Newmarket Neighborhood)
Office Phone: 617-427-4030
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (last member in at 4:00 PM)
Tuesday | 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM (last member in at 1:30 PM)
The center is closed on weekends.