The Center for Community Health Improvement (CCHI) at Massachusetts General Hospital launched in 1995 with the mission of collaborating with communities to make measurable, sustainable improvement on some of the toughest health problems. MassGeneral Hospital for Children maintains a close working relationship with CCHI and the Mass General community health centers in Chelsea, Revere and Charlestown to support a wide range of programs and partnerships that foster the health and well-being of infants, children and adolescents in our communities.


  • Access to Care
  • Opportunities for Youth
  • Substance Use Disorder Prevention and Intervention
  • Healthy Eating/Active Living (HEAL)
  • Prevention and Early Detection of Cancers
  • Violence Prevention and Public Safety
Image of people participating in the Healthy Beginnings program
The Healthy Beginnings program expands home visiting services to vulnerable, high risk mothers and families and embeds child development specialists into well-child visits from the child's 0 - 3 years to support all parents.


                            More information about programs in Boston


                            More information about programs in Charlestown


                            More information about programs in Chelsea


                            More information about programs in Revere

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