The JACQUES Initiative
All Marylanders can now pre register for the COVID-19 vaccination
COVID-19 Testing sites in Baltimore:
Please note that some of these events are "Shine only" or "While supplies last"
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, the JACQUES Initiative has had to suspend all on-site events. However, even though we may not be able to meet you in person, we still want to support you in any way we can.
Contact us by phone:
HIV/HCV Testing, PrEP & PEP - call or text 443.386.1746
Treatment Adherence and Retention Center – 410.225.8828
Community Case Management Program – call or text 443.930.2078
General Information – call or text 443.682.1401
We look forward to seeing you again in the near future.
Remember for your safety and others:
Wear a mask (Let us know if you need one!)
Keep your distance
Wash your hands
Who are we?
JACQUES Initiative (JI), is a program of the Institute of Human Virology (IHV), at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, offering HIV and Hepatitis C (HCV) related health care services, including prevention, testing, education, linkage to care and supportive services. JACQUES Initiative partners with the THRIVE Program, whose services include treatment for HIV and other infectious diseases.
Our location at:
The JACQUES Journey Center
880 Park Ave. Suite 300
Baltimore MD 21201
is currently closed, due to the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions.
FREE Personalized HIV prevention education and services.
Contact us: 443.386.1746
FREE At home, HIV Test kits
Contact us: 443.827.2879
Are you looking for a support group?
We have one for you at the JACQUES Initiative. For more information, please see Support Groups.
Grand Opening of IHV’s JACQUES Initiative Journey Center
October 18, 2018
The newly launched Journey Center promotes wellness, health equity, inclusiveness and social justice with the intention of allowing Baltimore’s most vulnerable citizen’s to live free of or live well with, HIV and Hepatitis C. One of a kind in Baltimore, the Center provides, on-site health screenings, peer support, computer lab access, health education, and Support Groups in an LGBTQ + affirming environment.
For more information, please visit Community Outreach
Five clients tell their stories about how they are living positively with HIV, thanks to the services, staff and volunteers of the JACQUES Initiative.