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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

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  • Support

    Support includes peer advocacy, coaching, integrated pharmacy and support groups.

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  • 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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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

Wheel chair access at the rear of building, press buzzer on main
door to be given access.

Services offered:

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

Business Hours:
Walk in: Monday - Thursday 10:00am - 4:00pm 
By appointment: Friday 10:00am - 4:00pm 

Schedule an appointment/information:
Main number: 410-706-6410
Fax: 410-706-6426

Precautions when visiting the Journey Center

Before entering the building, we respectfully request that you:

  • Wear a mask (Let us know if you need one!)
  • Keep your distance
  • Wash your hands
  • Do not come in if you have any COVID/Monkeypox symptoms



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 



JACQUES Initiative HIV Prevention

FREE Personalized HIV prevention kits 

To find out more call:



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

Treatment Retention & Adherence Services:
Call or Text: 443-915-2487

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

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.