If you think you are being exploited or trafficked and need help now, please contact the National Human Trafficking Resource Center by calling 1-888-3737-888 or texting “HELP” or “INFO” to BeFree (233733). If you are in danger and need immediate assistance, call 911 or go to your local police department.
If you would like more information about the Mass General Freedom Clinic or are interested in referring a client or patient to our clinic, please fill out our online form and someone will contact you as soon as possible.
Explore This Clinic
The Massachusetts General Hospital Freedom Clinic, launched in April 2015, is a unique health care clinic for victims and survivors of human trafficking in the Boston area. Exclusively designed to care for trafficked persons, the Freedom Clinic is a cornerstone program of the Human Trafficking Initiative in the Center for Social Justice and Health Equity at Massachusetts General Hospital established in 2008.
The Freedom Clinic offers free primary and preventative care for victims and survivors of human trafficking ages 13 years and older. The clinic was thoughtfully designed to offer specialized services in a safe, non-judgmental, LGBTQ-friendly and compassionate setting.
Our mission is to provide comprehensive, holistic, trauma-informed care to trafficking victims and to partner with local and regional social service providers to assist survivors in rebuilding their lives. The Mass General Freedom Clinic offers mental health and case management services and refers patients to trusted sub-specialists when specialized care is required, including substance use disorder services. Its concierge-like services aim to increase health and well-being, while also promoting self-care patient behaviors.
We offer the following services:
- Treatment for acute and chronic illnesses and injuries
- Annual physical examinations
- Medical clearance evaluations
- Infectious disease testing and treatment (including STIs and HIV)
- Mental health services
- Case management services
We would like to acknowledge our funder, Humanity United Partnership for Freedom, for all their support.
Referrals to the Freedom Clinic
The Mass General Freedom Clinic has a unique patient referral process. We assist in the transfer of information, coordination of care, and determination of patient needs. We work in partnership with social welfare, law enforcement and local/regional organizations to ensure wraparound services. If you would like more information about the Mass General Freedom Clinic or are interested in referring a client or patient to our clinic, please fill out our online form and someone will contact you as soon as possible.
The Mass General Freedom Clinic comprises multispecialty providers who are committed to assisting trafficked persons in attaining health and well-being. Members of the Freedom Clinic also practice at other Mass General primary and specialty care locations.
- Primary Care
- Department of Medicine
- Department of Pediatrics
- Vice Chair for Diversity, Health Equity, and Inclusion
- Director, Center for Social Justice and Health Equity
- Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School
- Back Bay Eating Disorder, Medical Director
- Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
- Freedom Clinic, Medical Director
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The Mass General Department of Emergency Medicine is on the front lines, delivering timely, compassionate care in a high-pressure environment. Your support allows us to provide a lifeline to some of the most vulnerable individuals in our community.