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Places of Worship
Medical & Health Resources
If you or your children need medical care or medical information...
- Addison Gilbert Babson’s Womens Heath Center
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
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
Located at 19 Broadway, Beverly
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)
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
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
Element Care's PACE Program is an alternative to nursing home care.
- Smoker’s Quit Line
Provides counseling, support and referrals for individuals trying to quit smoking.
- Visiting Nurses Association
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
For questions about getting medical care.
- Children’s Medical Security Plan
Provides children and adolescents with access to primary care and preventive services.
P.O. Box 219
Gloucester, MA 01931