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Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center

Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center

Behavioral Health Services
19 Tacoma Street
Worcester, MA  01605

(508) 852-1805


The Community Health Center provides outpatient multilingual psychotherapy and psychiatry services for children, adolescents and adults. There is a pharmacy on site.  These services are only available for health center patient only.


MassHealth all plans are accepted along with Medicare and Medicaid, HSNO, CMSP, Commercial Insurances.

Family Health Center of Worcester

26 Queen Street, Worcester, MA 01610 (First floor)
(508) 860-7700

Free Health Clinic

Sick visits, health insurance assistance, urgent care, social services, dental services

Monday-Friday 8a-7:30p, Saturdays 9a-4:30p

Insured, underinsured, uninsured

Languages spoken:
English, Spanish, others by translation service

Mental Health Services

The Family Health Center has one psychiatric doctors to prescribe medication.  There is a pharmacy on site.  This is a Virtual Gateway for persons waiting for insurance.

Spanish & English speaking therapists for children, adolescents & adults.

MassHealth  is accepted in addition to Medicare A&B, Blue Cross / Blue Shield – Preferred provider organ, (PPO) with co-pay, Health Safety Net (HSN). There is a sliding fee scale according to income.

Nutrition Support/ Breastfeeding Peer Counseling

WIC is a free nutrition program that provides healthy foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and referrals to healthcare and other services to Massachusetts families who qualify. WIC stands for Women, Infants and Children

Edward M. Kennedy Health Center
(508) 853-2904.

Plumley Village,
(508) 799-9392.

Mill Swan Head Start
(508) 755-4750

Call for an appointment or walk In Monday- Friday 8:30 to 3:00 pm.  Open Monday & Wednesday from 8:30 am until 7:30 pm and Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from  8:30 to  5:0 pm.

WIC is for all kinds of families: married and single parents, working or not working. If you are a father, mother, grandparent, foster parent or other legal guardian of a child under 5 or a pregnant woman. Mass health standard & DTA recipients automatically qualify.


Health Insurance

If you are in need of free or low-cost medical insurance, apply at one of the following sites:

UMass Memorial – University Campus
55 N. Lake Avenue, Worcester, MA 01655
(508) 334-1000

Family Health Center of Worcester
26 Queen Street, Worcester, MA 01610
(508) 860-7700

Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center
19 Tacoma Street, Worcester, MA 01605
(508) 852-1805

MassHealth Enrollment Center
1-888-665-9993 / TTY: 1-888-665-9997

Medicare (for those age 65 and older)
1-800-MEDICARE / TTY: 1-877-486-2048

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