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 through our Community Outreach Program and HIV Support Services.
The JACQUES Initiative is a Community Outreach Program and 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.
Community Outreach Program
JACQUES Journey Center
520 W. Fayette St. Suite 140
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Business Hours:Community Outreach Program
Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 4:00pm
Wheel chair access available at the rear of building, press buzzer on main door to be given access.
The Community Outreach Program provides free support services and care in a sex-positive, non-judgmental manner while following principles of harm-reduction. Our target population is located throughout the State of Maryland, including State Correctional Facilities, with a particular focus on the Baltimore Metropolitan Area.
Main number: 410-706-6410
FREE Personalized HIV prevention kits
To find out more call:
Evaluation, Testing & Treatment
Offered at the THRIVE Clinic
800 Linden Ave.
Outpatient Tower, 7th Floor
Baltimore MD 21201
Call for an appointment: 410-225-8369
COVID-19 Vaccination Options
COVID-19 Testing Sites in Baltimore:
Please note that some of these events are "Shine only" or "While supplies last
Five clients tell their stories about how they are living positively with HIV, thanks to the services, staff and volunteers of the JACQUES Initiative.