AIDS Care Ocean State Prevention Center

AIDS Care Ocean State


AIDS Care Ocean State is dedicated to providing quality housing, case management, medical and nursing care, and prevention to adults, families, adolescents and children who are at risk for HIV infection. AIDS Care Ocean State will act as an advocate for individuals and families at risk, while providing those support services needed to ensure and maintain a high quality of life for the people we serve.

  • Case Management/Coordinated Care
  • Hepatitis testing/Education
  • HIV testing/Education
  • Naloxone Distribution/Overdose Ed.
  • Syringe Services

557 Broad Street
Providence, RI 02907 US


AIDS Care Ocean State’s ENCORE program is the only needle exchange program in the state. ENCORE’s goal is to reduce the risk of HIV transmission among injecting drug users (IDUs).


ENCORE offers counseling, HIV prevention and education, and referrals to substance abuse treatment and medical care facilities.


ENCORE Hours & Locations:

Mondays: 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Cranston Street in Providence


Wednesdays: 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Pawtucket & Central Falls


Thursdays: 10am to 1pm

Prairie Avenue in Providence


Fridays: 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Newport (Broadway & Memorial Park)


Saturdays: 1pm to 3pm

Hartford and Manton Avenue in Providence 


Prevention Center Hours: 

Monday: 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Tuesday: 1:00pm to 4:00pm and 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Wednesday: 1:00pm to 5:00pm 

Thursday: 10:00am to 1:00pm and 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Friday: Please call for an appointment

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

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