HIV/AIDS Support

The Agape Center is a resource center for persons living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. Agape is a safe, confidential setting where people living with AIDS are treated with dignity and respect.

Agape Program Manager Lorna Cohen, and HOPWA Coordinator Jacqui Arpin help at bake sale for the Agape Center. 

Clients must be HIV+ and live in Rhode Island.


The Agape Drop-In Center  is open three days a week, year round. Hours are Monday and Wednesday 8:30 am-4:00 pm and Thursdays 8:30 am -12:00pm. Breakfast and lunch are served on drop in days. Clients have access to the food pantry on a weekly basis, and to the personal care center for personal care, cleaning and household items on a monthly basis.

Case management services are offered in English and Spanish. Support and resources through case management services include:

  • Coordination of medical care
  • Transportation assistance
  • Assistance with obtaining benefits
  • Assistance with accessing substance abuse and mental health treatment services
  • Advocacy
  • Provision of social and emotional support
  • Housing assistance
  • Education about disease progression and HIV medications

Contact Information

PO Box 1700 | Woonsocket, RI | 02895 | Directions
401.235.7000 Main Agency | 401.235.7120 Emergency

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