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Heathcare sites in the Boston area.

Adolescent Center of Boston Medical Center

Provides routine health care - physical, teen prenatal care, and family planning. Center is part of BMC's Pediatric Practice. Serves ages 15-20. Hours: Mon & Wed 10am-pm; Tues & Thurs 10am-6:30pm; Fri. 10am-5pm.

850 Harrison Avenue, Floor 5
Boston, MA 02118

Phone: 617-414-4086
Fax: 617-414-4092

AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts

Provides buddy system for those with HIV. Offers needle exchange information and various other services for those with AIDS. Provides: case management, transportation assistance, vocational and housing supports. Access team: 617-450-1250. Hotline: 800-235-2331

75 Armory Street
Boston, MA 02119

Phone: 617-437-6200
Fax: 617-437-6445

Barbara McInnis House

Patient visits with staff physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants; 24-hour nursing care; behavioral health services and psychiatric consultations; dental services; pharmacy services on-site; patient support groups and health education; IV antibiotics with PICC line.

Qualifications: Have a primary medical problem, be medically and psychologically stable to be managed in our setting, need short-term care, be independent in activities of daily living
Restrictions: if the patient is taking methadone, he or she must be enrolled in a methadone program.
Referral: patients are admitted 24-hours a day, 7 days a week based on referrals from hospitals, shelters, clinics, and various other healthcare service providers. Patients cannot self-refer for admission to the Barbara McInnis House

Jean Yawkey Place
780 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02118

Phone: Admissions (with medical referral): 857-654-1760
Administration: 857-654-1701

Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC)

Provides hotline crisis counseling, adolescent and family services, support groups, medical advocacy and legal advocacy. Survivors of sexual assault receive 12 weeks of free counseling. BARCC also provides violence prevention education workshops.
HOTLINEs: English: 1-617-492-7273 or 1-800-841-8371. Spanish: 1-800-223-5001

99 Bishop Allen Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139

Phone: 617-492-8306
Fax: 617-492-3291

Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program

780 Albany Street · Boston MA 02118 Phone: 857-654-1000 · Fax: 857-654-1100

Boston Medical Center

Boston Medical Center (BMC) is a 496-bed academic medical center located in Boston's historic South End. As a Boston teaching hospital focused on patient-centered care, we are the primary affiliate for Boston University School of Medicine.

Brookside Community Health Center

Provides comprehensive care with services in the following areas: adult medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics (including midwifery), family planning, gynecology, dentistry, oral surgery, nutrition/WIC, mental health and social service. Features a bilingual Spanish/English medical and professional staff. Offers evening and weekend hours. A licensed clinical service operated by Brigham and Women's Hospital. Opens at 9:30a.

3297 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02130

Phone: 617-522-4700
Fax: 617-983-6909

Center for Violence Prevention and Recovery

Program provides and coordinates services for victims and survivors of interpersonal violence. Services include advocacy, safety planning, court accompaniment, assistance accessing services and resources, short- and long-term counseling and therapy, support and therapy groups, coordination with the emergency department to provide comprehensive medical care, counseling and forensic evidence collection for sexual assault survivors, Also offers Safe Transitions Domestic Violence Intervention Program, Appropriate referrals include survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, community violence and /or other forms of violence. Free care available. A social work program of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's Center for Violence Prevention and Recovery.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
350 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

Phone: 617-667-8141
Fax: 617-667-8701

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology - Brigham and Women's

Provides comprehensive gynecologic care to females from birth to age 22. Treats abnormalities in children. Provides youth and young adults with counseling and treatment services as well as routine gynecological care.

Pediatric/Adolescent Gynecology
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115

Phone: 617-732-4740
Fax: 617-975-0966

Department of Transitional Assistance

Administers public assistance programs for needy citizens of the Commonwealth. Programs and services include Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children; Emergency Aid to the Elderly, Disabled and Children; Food Stamp Benefits; Emergency Assistance; Supplemental Security Income; Employment Services Programs; Domestic Violence Unit.

600 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02112

Phone: 617-348-8500
Fax: 617-348-5479

Department of Youth Engagement & Employment (The Mayor's Youthline)

A database of resources for Boston youth and their parents created by Boston teens. Programming areas include education, sports, culture, afterschool, health and resources.

Boston City Hall
One City Hall Plaza, Room 603
Boston, MA 02201

Phone: 617-635-2240
Fax: 617-635-3496

Dorchester House Multi-Service Center

A full-service health center offering primary and specialty medical care to people of all ages. Other health services include behavioral health, dentistry, and eye care. Offers a wide range of public health programs such as case management for chronic illness (asthma, diabetes, and HIV/AIDS) and health education and prevention.

1353 Dorchester Ave.
Dorchester MA, 02122

Phone: 617-288-3230 OR 617-740-2320 (appointments)
Fax: 617-825-4972 or 617-288-7297

Haitian Health Institute BMC

Researches unmet needs, identifies gaps in services, and evaluates existing programs for quality, effectiveness and efficiency of service within the Massachusetts Haitian Community. Activities include networking with other organizations, community organizing, evaluation of existing programs, research, and rapid response to community health crises.

Boston Medical Center
771 Albany Street, Dowling 4, Room 4416
Boston, MA 02118

Phone: 617-414-7702
Fax: 617-414-5955

Haitian Multi-Service Center at Catholic Charities

A program of Catholic Charities, HMSC prepares and assists immigrants in their struggle for social and economic self-sufficiency in America in a culturally and linguistically unfamiliar environment. Services include: Adult Education, Childcare, Citizenship Classes and Testing, Educational and Vocational Counseling, English as a Second Language (ESL), Family Counseling, Food Pantry, Health Education, Immigrant and Refugee Resettlement Services, Initial Response Services, Job Development and Women's Support Groups.

185 Columbia Road
Dorchester, MA 02121

Phone: 617-506-6600 (Catholic Charities) 617-436-2848 (Haitian Multi-Service Center)
Fax: 617-474-1009

Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center

Offers medical services and support in the following areas: Adult medicine, social services, HIV counseling and testing, ophthalmology, pediatrics, dermatology, smoking cessation, adolescent and child life center, Black Male Life Center, nutrition and WIC, pharmacy, OB-GYN, dental, laboratory, family planning, asthma clinic, podiatry. Offers Saturday and evening appointments. Walk-ins welcome. Accepts most insurances, MasterCard, Visa, and personal checks. Hours: Monday-Wednesday 8:30am-8:00pm, Thursday 8:30am-4:30pm, Friday 9:30am-4:30pm, Saturday 9:00am-3:00pm.

632 Blue Hill Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02121

Phone: 617-825-3400/617-822-5500

Health and Human Services for Consumers

State agency that oversees a variety of health and human service programs including: MassHealth, DYS, DCF, DPH, DTA, and more.

1 Ashburton Place, 11th Floor
Boston, MA 02108

Phone: 617-573-1600

Healthy Baby, Healthy Child

Provides in-home visits to high-risk pregnant and parenting women, children up to three years of age an families while linking clients with systems of care throughout Boston. A program of the Boston Public Health Commission. Speaks Spanish, Portuguese, Somali, French, and Kreyol.

774 Albany Street, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02118

Phone: 617-534-5832 or 800-711-1180
Fax: 617-534-5355

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One Federal Street
Boston, MA 02110
Ph: (617) 350-7279
Fx: (617) 451-5838
TTY: (617) 350-0974

Jean Yawkey Place

Primary care clinic with 10 examining rooms for primary care and 4 for behavioral health, plus podiatry, optometry, diabetes collaborative, HIV team, transgender clinic, suboxone clinic, women's health initiative. A dental clinic with five operatories, the dental clinic provides comprehensive dental services. Behavioral health clinicians consult with physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and nurses, often joining them in the examination room with a patient to address issues collaboratively. Two licensed mental health clinicians are available to meet with patients in crisis as needed. A medical respite care facility at Barbara McInnis House provides 102 beds for 24-hour, cost-effective medical and recuperative services for patients with complex conditions like cancer, heart disease, pneumonia, and high risk pregnancy.

780 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02118

Phone: 857-654-1000
Fax: 857-654-1100

Lemuel Shattuck Hospital

Primary provider of ambulatory and inaptient services for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health in the Metro-Boston area. Services include: medical and surgical care, AIDS healthcare, the homeless community, tuberculosis, geriatric, dialysis, and behavioral health. Other services provided.

170 Morton Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Phone: 617-522-8110
Fax: 617-971-3850


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BHCHP's Dental Team provides a trusted source of high quality, accessible oral health care to homeless men and women. Now serving over 3,000 patients each year, the Dental Team operates a full-time, five-chair dental clinic within Jean Yawkey Place and a part-time dental clinic within Pine Street Inn.

ROCA, Inc.

Offers GED and ESOL to new immigrant communities; teen pregnancy prevention program; afterschool program and summer program for youth ages 12-15; outreach to gang involved youth; peace circles; job training, and GED to young adults 16-26; health clinic for young people. Recreational activities, health programs(including one for pregnant and parenting teen mothers), educational and vocational programs. Street outreach, leadership-skills training. Brochure on file.

101 Park Street
Chelsea, MA 02150

Phone: 617-889-2510
Fax: 617-889-2145


RUAH, Breath of Life

RUAH, Breath of Life

Serves seven women living with HIV/AIDS. Applicants must be homeless. Applicants taking methadone are eligible for this program. Offers mental health counseling, medication management, and group meetings.

10 Russell Street
Cambridge, MA 02140

Phone: 617-492-8828
Fax: 617-497-7756

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