Tackling our communities' toughest health problems with measurable outcomes.

  • Access to Resources for Community Health (ARCH)

    The ARCH program connects residents and professionals of Charlestown, Chelsea, Everett and Revere with high-quality, health-focused information services.

  • Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program (BHCHP) at MGH

    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 Mass General.

  • Cancer and High Risk Specialty Patient Navigation

    The Cancer and High Risk Specialty Patient Navigation program at MGH Chelsea HealthCare Center links patient navigators with high risk patients due for preventive cancer screenings, in need of follow up, diagnostic specialty or imagining appointments or patients who have been diagnosed with cancer.

  • Charlestown Family Support Circle

    The Charlestown Family Support Circle was designed by members of the Charlestown neighborhood to provide clinical case management and care coordination services to the community.

  • The Charlestown Coalition

    The Charlestown Coalition, formerly the Charlestown Substance Abuse Coalition (CSAC), works to reduce substance use disorders by changing community norms and attitudes, increasing the presence of law enforcement, advocating for additional treatment resources and engaging in primary prevention within public schools.

  • Community Health Associates

    For more than 30 years, Massachusetts General Hospital Community Health Associates (CHA) has supported the work of MGH Health Care Centers serving Charlestown, Chelsea, Everett, Revere, and the North End (affiliate) in delivering comprehensive, high quality, primary and preventive health services and health promotion to the low income and underserved populations living and working in these communities.

  • Family Planning Program

    MGH Charlestown, MGH Chelsea, and MGH Revere provide confidential Family Planning services to adolescents and other eligible patients through grant support from Boston Action for Community Development (ABCD).

  • Food for Families

    Food for Families identifies pediatric patients and their families in Chelsea and Revere who have experienced hunger and food insecurity and connects them to food resources that ensure access to healthy foods.

  • Hospitals Helping Abuse & Violence End Now (HAVEN)

    For Mass General patients, employees, and community member who have experience intimate partners abuse, HAVEN offers direct services to help improve survivors’ health and safety, as well as their housing, employment, and financial circumstances.

  • Healthy Families America Home Visiting Program

    Healthy Families America Home Visiting Program provides home visiting services to vulnerable families. Rooted in the belief that early, nurturing relationships are the foundation for life-long, healthy development. Interactions between direct service providers and families are relationship-based, designed to promote positive parent-child relationships and healthy attachment, strength-based, family centered, culturally sensitive and reflective.

  • Healthy Chelsea

    Healthy Chelsea is a community coalition that is focused on improving the overall health of Chelsea residents by working to increase healthy eating/active living and to decrease the negative effects of substance misuse and toxic stress.

  • Immigrant and Refugee Health Programs (IRHP)

    These programs ensure the well-being of refugees by providing culturally responsive health care, assisting with the integration of children and their families into schools, and improving the cultural competence of future physicians.

  • Legal Initiative for Care (LINC)

    Legal Initiative for Care (LINC) improves the well-being of immigrant and refugee children through legal advocacy related to public benefits and housing.

  • Living TOBACCO-FREE Program

    Living Tobacco Free

    The Massachusetts General Hospital Community Health Associates’ Living TOBACCO-FREE Program works with MGH community healthcare centers and community organizations to help people stop using tobacco products and to prevent youth and others from initiating tobacco use.

  • Medical Interpreters and Community Health Workers

    The Medical Interpreters/Community Health Workers (MI/CHW) program aims to reduce barriers to health care for MGH Chelsea patients with limited English proficiency by providing high-quality linguistic and health system navigation services.

  • MGH Bicentennial Scholars

    In 2011 Massachusetts General Hospital celebrated its 200th anniversary. As one of many important activities to mark this occasion, Mass General renewed its commitment to the local community by creating the MGH Bicentennial Scholars Program, a birthday “gift” to the young people of Boston, Chelsea and Revere. The MGH Bicentennial Scholars Program supports college completion for youth who are interested in health and science careers, and is coordinated by the MGH Center for Community Health Improvement (CCHI).

  • MGH Chelsea Pediatric Asthma Program

    The Chelsea Pediatric Asthma Program improves the management of asthma for adolescent and pediatric patients, resulting in reduced emergency room visits and hospitalizations, and improved children’s health.

  • MGH Revere Adolescent Health Initiative

    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.

  • MGH Youth Programs

    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 hosts a highly diverse student population, 39% of whom are African American, 37% Hispanic, 13% Caucasian, and 9% Asian.

  • Police Action Counseling Team (PACT)

    PACT provides crisis intervention to children who witness or have been victims of violence to reduce trauma and to ultimately interrupt the cycle of family violence.

  • Project LAUNCH

    Project LAUNCH (Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health) and the  is a SAMHSA discretionary grant program designed to promote the wellness of young children ages birth to 8 years of age by addressing the physical, emotional, social, cognitive, and behavioral aspects of their development.

  • Refugee School Program

    The MGH Refugee School Program provides a continuum of care across multiple settings to ensure the well being of refugees and aslyees in Chelsea. To date, more than 315 refugee students have been served.

  • Revere CARES

    The goal of the Revere CARES coalition is to improve the well-being of Revere’s residents by preventing substance abuse and promoting healthy eating, active living, and healthy relationships.

  • Revere CARES’ Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs (ATOD) Initiative

    Revere CARES’ Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs (ATOD) Initiative works to strengthen policies to limit access to ATOD and enforce consequences, change social norms, and increase alternative activities for youth in the community.

  • Revere on the Move

    Revere on the Move, developed from the Food & Fitness Task Force of Revere CARES, was formed in 2008. ROTM's goals are increasing access to healthy, affordable foods; increasing physical activity; and reducing hunger in Revere.

  • School-Based Health Center Program (SBHC)

    MGH Chelsea and Revere HealthCare Centers operate a School-Based Health Center at Chelsea and Revere High Schools, respectively.

  • Smart Choices

    Smart Choices Program is designed to strengthen the capacity of agencies located in Charlestown through grant-making.

  • Stay in Shape

    Stay in Shape is a free after-school program designed to promote awareness and inspire healthy living to prevent childhood obesity among adolescent students in the communities served by MGH HealthCare Centers.

  • Violence Intervention Advocacy Program (VIAP)

    Violence-related injuries result in more than two million emergency department visits across the country per year, and have profound health and mental health effects.