Healthcare for the Homeless

Healthcare for the Homeless provides a suite of health care services that is affordable, accessible and acceptable to homeless men, women and children.

A multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers and community health worker provides primary care to people experiencing homelessness in the shelters, soup kitchens, drop-in centers and streets of Cambridge and Somerville.

The program operates and staffs three outreach clinics in Cambridge at the Cambridge Salvation Army, the CASPAR Emergency Service center and the St. Patrick's Women's Shelter. The CASPAR clinic is for individuals suffering from the disease of addiction. The staff also conduct street outreach once a week. In addition, the staff provides family shelters in Cambridge with health care management services. Dental screenings are offered twice monthly at the Salvation Army site with same day treatment appointments available at the CHA Dental Clinic at the Windsor Street Care Center in Cambridge.

The staff also conducts inpatient rounds at CHA Cambridge Hospital  for homeless patients and assists inpatient medical teams with discharge planning and treatment plans for homeless patients.

    Find Us

  • Cambridge Salvation Army Clinic

    402 Mass Ave. Cambridge, MA Get Directions


    M: 1 pm - 3 pm
    T: 10 am - 12 pm
    W: 7:30 am - 12 pm
    Th: 9 am - 1 pm
    F 9 am - 12 pm

  • CASPAR Emergency Services Center Clinic

    240 Albany St. Cambridge, MA Get Directions


    T: 9 am - 12 pm
    Th: 9 am - 1 pm
    F 8 am - 11 am

  • St. Patrick's Women's Shelter

    270 Washington Street Somerville, MA Get Directions


    Th: 5 pm - 8 pm

  • Healthcare for the Homeless

    1035 Cambridge Street | Suite 26 Cambridge, MA 02141 Get Directions
    P: (617) 806-8781

    Contact Us

  • Mark McGovern

    Program Director P: (617) 806-8781