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The Mayor’s Health Line is a free, confidential, multilingual information and referral service open Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm.

Call or come visit!
617-534-5050 / Toll-Free: 1-800-847-0710
1010 Mass Ave Boston, MA 02118 2nd Floor


The Mayor’s Health Line works to ensure Boston residents’ ability to access services and programs that promote health and wellness. The MHL staff is available to help residents with a variety of services including, answering questions about health insurance eligibility, enrolling in health insurance, finding primary care providers, finding social services, locating free clinics and many more.

New health care reform has arrived. The Mayor's Health Line offers services to help you understand, apply, and enroll in the expanded health coverage. All MHL staff are state-certified health Navigators that offer confidential and free assistance. The next open enrollment period is November 15, 2014 - February 15, 2015. People who qualify for subsidized health insurance can apply year round.

Call the Health Line for assistance with your health insurance application. We also provide individual case management and advocacy to our clients, navigating the health care system.

We can also start applications right over the phone for:

  • Connector Care
  • MassHealth
  • Health Safety Net
  • Food Assistance
  • Child Care Assistance
  • Children’s Medical Security Plan (CMSP)
  • Healthy Start
  • Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program
  • Home care services for elders
  • Vocational rehabilitation services
  • Veteran’s Services (Local and Soldier’s Homes)

Mayor’s Health Line is your link to:

  • Free Clinics
  • Primary Care Doctors
  • Community Health Centers
  • Hospitals
  • Nutritional programs
  • Legal Assistance programs
  • Financial Assistance programs
  • Substance Abuse services
  • Mental Health services
  • Dental and Oral Health services
  • And many other health and social services...

The Mayor's Health Line also provides community presentations and workshops on a variety of topics. Some presentation topics include:

  • Affordable Care Act
  • MassHealth
  • Healthy Start
  • Children's Medical Security Program
  • Health Care Reform
  • Health Care Reform and Your Business

Mayor's Health Line can help you find social services the easy way:

HelpSteps is a web-based referral tool that allows you to search for health and human service agencies across the Greater Boston Area.

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Boston Public Health Commission
1010 Massachusetts Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02118.
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