About Us

About MVAP:

Merrimack Valley Assistance Program is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization providing a variety of supportive services and housing assistance to persons infected with HIV/AIDS, and their dependents, throughout central and northern New Hampshire (from Manchester north to Coos County).

  • Honor the inherent dignity and strength of people living with HIV/AIDS;
  • Support and assist persons infected and affected by HIV/AIDS in maintaining a high quality of life through direct assistance, advocacy, and education;
  • Strive to prevent new HIV infection and promote safer practices through education/prevention activities for local and regional communities;
  • Counteract myths and stereotypes about HIV/AIDS;
  • Increase and diversify the network of HIV/AIDS-related service providers in the communities that we serve; and
  • Play an active role in affecting local, state, and national policies on civil rights, discrimination, HIV/AIDS prevention, education, research and direct care.

 MVAP now offers free rapid HIV testing at our Concord and Manchester offices. To schedule an appointment call 603-226-0607 (Concord) or 603-623-0710 (Manchester) .

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Manchester: (603) 623-0710 Concord: (603) 226-0607 Laconia: (603) 724-4936                                                                                                                                  Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (Closed weekends and holidays)