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Medical & Health Resources

If you or your children need medical care or medical information...

  • Addison Gilbert Babson’s Womens Heath Center
    978-283-4000
    Located at 289 Washington St, Gloucester
    Offers informational referral service directing callers to services through the area regarding health, education classes, women’s clinics, acupuncture, and yoga.

  • Cape Ann Medical Center
    978-281-1500
    Located at 2 Blackburn Dr, Gloucester
    Services include: doctors on call, nurse services, counseling, referrals, cardiovascular, dermatolo- gists, and an on-site lab. Accepts HMO’s, Blue Cross-Blue Shield, Medicaid/Medicare.

  • Health Quarters Beverly Clinic
    978-922-4490
    Located at 19 Broadway, Beverly
    www.healthq.org
    Services include: on site doctors and nurses, gynecological examinations, STD, UTI, and HIV testing, birth control, counseling for men, women, and teenagers. Low-income families with insurance are eligible.

  • Healthy Start (Pregnancy Healthline)
    1-800-531-MOMS
    Assists pregnant women applying for public insurance coverage (Healthy Start or Medicaid). Referrals to doctors or nurse-midwives, WIC and other services
     
  • Cancer Information Service
    1-800-4-CANCER
    English and Spanish; information and referral for treatment, diagnosis, local resources, and early detection. Provides info for women affected by DES (Diethylstibestrol).

  • Element Care (formerly Elder Service Plan of the North Shore, Inc.)
    PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly)

    978-283-7375 ext. 5525
    Located at 29A Emerson Ave, Gloucester
    www.elementcare.org
    Element Care's PACE Program is an alternative to nursing home care.

  • Smoker’s Quit Line
    1-800-4-CANCER
    Provides counseling, support and referrals for individuals trying to quit smoking.

  • Visiting Nurses Association
    978-283-2020
    Located at 8 Angle St, Gloucester
    Offers home health care for all ages, which includes nursing, therapy, homemakers, respite, and hospice care.

If you need health insurance or help with paying for your prescription drugs...

  • Health Care For All Helpline
    1-800-272-4232
    For questions about getting medical care.

  • MassHealth
    1-800-841-2900
    www.state.ma.us/dma/masshealthinfo/applmemb_IDX.htm

  • Children’s Medical Security Plan
    1-800-531-2229
    Provides children and adolescents with access to primary care and preventive services.

  • NeedyMeds.com
    P.O. Box 219
    Gloucester, MA 01931
    www.needymeds.org