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Free HIV Testing
Free HIV Testing
Vermont CARES offers Rapid HIV testing! The test is anonymous and uses a quick finger prick. The Rapid HIV test gives accurate results in 20 minutes and is absolutely free.
Syringe Exchange
Syringe Exchange
As part of CARES’ on-going commitment to harm reduction and HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment, we began offering syringe exchange services out of our St. Johnsbury office.
Join the fight!
Join the fight!
Vermont CARES depends on volunteers to support many of the programmatic, fundraising, and administrative functions of our work. You can help with any of these functions.
Support Us
Support Us
There are many ways to support Vermont CARES. Click here to make a donation with your credit card online with Network For Good or through PayPal. Your contribution is important!

Vermont Cares Events Calendar

Wednesday, November 14, at Vermont CARES' Burlington offices, Burlington, VT
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A Film Screening You Don't Want To Miss!
Wednesday, December 5, at Catamount ARTS, St Johnsbury VT
Come have your holiday gifts wrapped or volunteer to wrap gifts!
Friday, December 14, at Burlington Town Center Mall, Burlington

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Insurance Stigma around PrEP Persists?

Vermont CARES wanted to share the following article from the New York Times, discussing the case of one patient using PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) to reduce…

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Learning from the Larner College of Medicine

Our friends at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont gathered together a few dozen researchers yesterday to present findings from fall…

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Report on PrEP uptake in the U.S.

Despite recommendations that as many as 1 in 4 gay men, as well as sex workers, injection drug users, and others at very high risk,…

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Scholarships Available for People with HIV

We wanted to share a link to more information about scholarships open to people with HIV seeking higher education. This is an opportunity affiliated with…

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Update about testing with Vermont CARES

Starting this coming Monday, October 2nd, Vermont CARES will make some changes to our testing program, and we want you to know what’s changing and…

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North Star Sports joins the Champ Ride family!

  Vermont CARES would like to announce its partnership with North star Sports for this years Champ Ride.  Welcome North Star Sports and thank you for supporting our…

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Here are the winners of client survey!

Here the winning numbers: 6443145 6443166 6443104 6443200 Contact your case manager for information about claiming prizes! HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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World AIDS Day and Giving Tuesday

Every year on December 1st, the world gathers to honor World AIDS Day. On this day, we remember those who have been lost to this…

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Our 2015 Annual Report is here!

In the next couple of weeks, you will be receiving a copy of our annual report. In the meantime you can enjoy the electronic version…

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Tickets for the 2016 Live and Silent Auction are on sale now. This is going to be an amazing Auction full of surprises and the…

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Volunteers Needed for Gift Wrapping this holiday season!

If you like to wrap presents and if you love Christmas,  this is the perfect opportunity for you. Join us at the Burlington Town Center from…

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Thank you all for an amazing 2015 AIDS Walk!

Vermont CARES would like to thank everyone involved in the 2015 AIDS Walk! The Walk was a complete success and we raised $ 7000. Thank…

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The Importance of Syringe Exchange Programs

The HIV outbreak in Indiana has opened the doors for syringe exchange programs (SEPs). The State of Indiana has decided to allow SEPs as an…

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UVM Medical Center, Bluebird BBQ, Rainbow Woods Campground and Green Mountain Cabaret

Vermont CARES would like to thank UVM Medical Center, Bluebird BBQ, Rainbow Woods Campground and Green Mountain Cabaret for their support to the 2015 AIDS…

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World Hepatitis Day

Worldwide 400 million people are living with hepatitis B or C. Every year 1.4 million people die from viral hepatitis and yet all of these…

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Glitter & Duck Tape Presents: Our Favorites!

  Glitter & Duct Tape is hosting its first show!!!!!! They are going to bring some of their best to the stage to showcase their favorite numbers for…

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Vermont CARES talks about syringe exchange with Seven Days.

Our Executive Director Peter Jacobsen and Rutland Regional Coordinator Mary Katherine Charbonneau  took Seven Days on a tour around our Rutland syringe exchange. Click on the…

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Croquet & Cocktails is 3 weeks away!

Do not forget that Croquet & Cocktails is only 3 weeks away, so purchase your tickets and enjoy a great afternoon with great food and…

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Welcome to Our New Website!

Dear Vermont CARES Supporters, Vermont CARES is so excited to have a brand new website. This is the portal for everything you need to know…

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Pianist portrait

Saturday, Nov 24th 5pm – “Night Thoughts” in Montpelier

We are very grateful for this Saturday’s concert, at the Bethany Church at 115 Main Street in Montpelier, performed by Vermont native pianist Adam Tendler….

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Testing Centers Near You


Address: 187 Saint Paul Street, Burlington, VT 05401
Testing Hours: each Monday from 16:00 to 18:00
Contact phone: 1-800-649-2437

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Address: 29 Main Street, Montpelier, VT, United States
Testing Hours: each Wednesday from 14:00 to 17:00pm
Contact phone: 1-802-371-6222

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St. Johnsbury

Address: 1091 Hospital Drive, Saint Johnsbury, VT 05819
Testing Hours: each Thursdays from 14:00 to 16:00
Contact phone: 1-802-748-9061

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Address: 1 Scale Avenue, Rutland, VT
Testing Hours: First and third Wednesdays of the month from 13:00 to 15:00
Contact phone: 1-802-775-5884

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Vermont Cares Partners

Almartin Volvo
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont
Fletcher Allen
National Life Group
People’s United Bank
Rite Aid
Rutland Regional Medical Center
Sneakers Bistro
Stephen & Burns
Wow Toyz
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