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Organization Profile

Victory Programs - Boston Living Center

http://www.vpi.org/boston/

The mission of the Boston Living Center is to foster the wellness of all HIV positive people and respond to the changing needs of the HIV/AIDS community. Through peer leadership and support, they strive to enhance and enrich the lives of their members by providing education, treatment information, and support services with the goal of empowering members to live productive lives and participate within their families and communities. The Boston Living Center (BLC) is a non-profit community and resource center that provides programs and services, free-of-charge, to members in the context of an exceptionally welcoming, drug-free, safe, confidential, and culturally diverse environment. The only criterion for membership at the Center is verification of HIV+ status. Through peer leadership and support, they strike to enhance and enrich the lives of their members by providing education, treatment information, and support services, with the goal of empowering members to live productive lives and participate in family and community activities. With an active membership of over 2,200, the BLC is the largest peer-led organization for people with HIV/AIDS in New England. More than 350 volunteers donate their time and talents each year to teach classes and workshops, provide holistic therapies, prepare and serve meals, or work on special events committees.

Health & Wellness
People with Health-based Concerns
Boston, MA, 02116