Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program assures access to the highest quality of care for homeless men, women, and children in metropolitan Boston. Multidisciplinary teams at BHCHP deliver direct care services in over 78 sites, including a site located within MGH.
The Child Protection Consultation Team provides consultation and training to MGH clinical staff around suspected cases of child abuse or neglect in order to identify and intervene appropriately and to minimize the long-term effects.
In partnership with the Boston Private Industry Council (PIC), and school partners, MGH provides work-based career exploration and preparation for Boston high school students interested in pursing careers in health care and/or the sciences.
HAVEN (Hospitals Helping Abuse & Violence End Now) offers direct services to MGH patients, employees, and community member survivors of intimate partner abuse in order to help improve survivors’ health and safety, as well as their housing, employment, and financial circumstances.
The MGH Revere Adolescent Health Initiative provides health services for young people ages 10 to 21 in Revere in order to promote healthy behaviors, reduce risk, and provide or refer patients to appropriate interventions.
Senior HealthWISE (Wellness, Involvement, Support and Education) enhances the health and well-being of seniors in Boston’s West End and Beacon Hill neighborhoods by addressing social, community, and acute health concerns.
MGH Youth Programs aim to educate young people in Boston from elementary through high school about health and science subjects and expose them to related careers in order to equip them with the knowledge and skills to excel in life and career. Boston students are diverse with 39% African American, 37% Hispanic, 13% Caucasian, and 9% Asian.
The Science Fair Mentoring Program provides a diverse group of young people with opportunities to engage in scientific inquiry, explore science and health careers, and build positive relationships with adult mentors.
MGH and satellite MGH health centers in Charlestown, Chelsea, and Revere provide summer employment to Boston-area youth, exposing them to health-related careers and fostering career development.
The goals of the MGH Committee on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care are to identify and address racial and ethnic disparities in care at MGH in order to maximize health outcomes for all MGH patients.