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  • Engage

    JACQUES engages individuals, families, and communities, while provding testing and linkage to care

    about Engage
  • Prepare

    Educational Workshops and adherance screenings prepare clients to live well with HIV and attain Wellness goals

    The Journey to Wellness about Prepare
  • Treat

    Holistic care includes access to primary care and clinical research

    about Treat
  • Support

    Support includes peer advocacy, coaching, integrated pharmacy, support groups and the JACQUES Cafe

    about Support
  • Develop

    We help clients achieve lifetime wellness through volunteerism, education, and life skills training

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The JACQUES Initiative

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HIV/HCV Testing, PrEP/PEP

Call 410-706-6410

For General Information:

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The JACQUES Initiative (JI) is a program of the Institute of Human Virology (IHV) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) offering HIV and Hepatitis C (HCV) testing, prevention, education, linkage to care and supportive services.

The JACQUES Initiative partners with the clinical THRIVE Program which provides treatment for HIV and other infectious diseases, as well as PrEP & PEP prevention services.

The mission of JACQUES Initiative is to change lives, engage communities and support health systems affected by HIV and Hepatitis C.

To learn more, visit About Us.

The JACQUES Journey Center

Located at:

520 W. Fayette St. Suite 140
Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Services offered:

  • HIV/HCV Testing
  • PrEP & PEP Linkage
  • HIV Linkage to Care
  • S.O.A.R Program 
  • Free condoms

For more information:

Main number: 410-706-6410
Fax: 401-706-6426


COVID Information

Precautions:

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, the JACQUES Initiative will provide in-person services, by appointment only. 

We look forward to serving you. Remember for everyone's safety:

  • Wear a mask (Let us know if you need one!)
  • Keep your distance
  • Wash your hands

COVID-19 Vaccination Options

COVID-19 Testing Sites in Baltimore:

Please note that some of these events are "Shine only" or "While supplies last 


JACQUES Initiative HIV Prevention

FREE Personalized HIV prevention kits and Free At-Home, HIV Test Kits.

To find out more call:
410-706-6410

 

JACQUES Initiative HIV Services provided in collaboration with the clinical THRIVE Program

Treatment Retention & Adherence Services:
Call: 410-225-8828

Community Case Management Services:
Call or Text: 443-930-2078


Are you looking for a support group?

We have one for you at the JACQUES Initiative. For more information, please see Support Groups.


Living Proof


Five clients tell their stories about how they are living positively with HIV, thanks to the services, staff and volunteers of the JACQUES Initiative.

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