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Peer Support Services (PSS) directly responds to people who are infected and/or affected by HIV/AIDS by providing a myriad of one-on-one and peer-led social support activities. These activities include support groups that embrace the diversity of our community. Peer Support Services provides support and education for individuals around topics such as medications, relationships, sexual health, stigma, substance use, communication, and much more.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130-2672
This one-on-one service is designed for individuals with HIV to maintain or improve one’s every day living with HIV. Common areas that JRI staff assist with are disclosure, sexual health, medication adherence, assistance with housing and financial issues, nutrition, self-care, and linkage to healthcare and mental health.
THRIVE is a social, educational, and networking event for HIV+ individuals as well as HIV-negative individuals who are affected by the disease. The event is hosted at Club Café in the Back Bay section of Boston. Dinner is served at 6 p.m., followed by an educational forum at 6:30 p.m. There are music, games, and raffles, and a social mixer is at 7:30pm. THRIVE is held the second Wednesday of every month at Club Café, 351 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116