Through information and resource outreach, ARCH strives to deliver a high-quality health education service to MGH Health Centers, community-based agencies and residents of Charlestown, Chelsea, Everett, Revere and beyond.

ARCH Resources Room

By operating a user-friendly, community-based health information center, ARCH assists individuals and families in actively participating in their health care. ARCH also supports the work of MGH HealthCare Centers and other community-based organizations by providing high-quality health education services for their patients and clients.

ARCH is supported by grants from the National Library of Medicine New England Region and works in collaboration with MGH Treadwell Library to provide the following services:

  • The ARCH Resources Room inside CHA
  • The ARCH website at
  • Hands-on training on how to use 
  • A self-directed tour to learn major features of the ARCH website
  • Requests from MGH clinicians and patients for health education materials
  • Requests from MGH clinicians and ARCH community partners for teaching materials including curricula
    With funding support from the National Library of Medicine New England Region, ARCH has implemented multiple community outreach projects in partnership with community-based organizations since 2002.  These projects focused on promoting onsite access to and utilization of the ARCH website through upgrading computer equipment for the partnering agencies and providing hands-on ARCH training for their staff and clients.
  • Public Health Nurses Project, 2002
    Jack Satter House Project, 2004
    Chelsea Square Apartment Project, 2005
    CAPIC Head Start Project, 2007
    Revere Elder Affairs Project, 2010
    Chelsea Senior Center Project, 2012
    JFK Family Service Center Project, 2014

    For more information, please call 781-485-6400 or email