Reducing Barriers to Care and Advancing Health Equity

CCHI supports a range of programs that reduce social and economic barriers for vulnerable patients, including community health workers, navigators and outreach programs.

Empowering Youth and Promoting Educational Attainment

Mass General Youth Programs provide more than 1,000 underrepresented students from grades 3 and up with opportunities in health and science with the goal of sparking college aspirations and beyond.

Engaging Communities to Build a Culture of Health

CCHI provides leadership and backbone support to four multisector coalitions in Revere, Charlestown, Chelsea and East Boston to address urgent health challenges like substance use, obesity and trauma.

Leslie Aldrich, CCHI Executive Director
Leslie Aldrich, CCHI Executive Director

Tackling issues like substance use, hunger, obesity or safety can seem overwhelming, but at CCHI, we believe in prevention and collaboration. With our community partners, we are working to make entire communities, not just individuals, healthier.

Leslie Aldrich
Executive Director, CCHI

89%
89%
89% of patients working with community health workers achieved health goals

improving medication adherence, connecting to community-based resources and increasing healthy behaviors like physical activity and healthy eating.

2,100+
We work with 2,100+ youth in our core educational programs,

through our summer jobs program and with community youth groups.

200+
Working with 200+ community partners, we serve more than 150,000 residents

in Charlestown, Chelsea & Revere.