Free Clinics

GENERAL HEALTHCARE

HEALTH CARE FOR THE HOMELESS:
Provide free walk-in clinics at the following locations:

Salvation Army
Address: 402 Mass Ave. (between MIT and Central Square)
Phone Number: 617-547-3400
Hours: MON 1-3pm, TUES 10am-Noon, THURS 10am-Noon & 2-4pm

CASPAR Emergency Service Center
Address: 240 Albany St
Phone Number: 617-661-0600
Hours: MON, TUES & THURS 8am – 11am, WED 9-11am

St Patrick’s Shelter
Address: 270 Washington Street (in Union Square, Somerville)
Phone Number: 617-628-3015
Hours: THURS 4-8pm

SERVICES FOR WOMEN

Shelter Inc. Women’s Drop-In
Address: 109 School St
Phone Number: 617-547-1885
Hours: WED 10am – noon

Women of Means
This program offers referral to a doctor or nurse who can provide free health care services at one of several sites in metro Boston. For a referral, please contact them at the phone number below

SERVICES FOR YOUTH

Teen Health Center
Address: CRLS High School, 459 Cambridge St.
Phone Number: 617-665-1548
Hours: WEEKDAYS 8:30am-5:00pm

Bridge Over Troubled Waters
Address: 47 West St. (There is a medical van that runs to Bridge from Harvard Sq)
Phone Number: 617-423-9575

SERVICES FOR THE ELDERLY

Senior Health Care
Address: Senior Ctr, 806 Mass Ave.
Phone Number: 617-575-5630

HIV/AIDS SERVICES

Cambridge Cares About AIDS
Address: 17 Sellers St.
Phone Number: 617-661-3040

FREE EYE EXAMS AND GLASSES

Mass. Eye and Ear Infirmary
Address: 243 Charles St., Boston
Call 617-573-4098 to request free/low cost eye exams & glasses

The New England Eye Institute
Address: 1255 Boylston St., Boston
Call 617-262-2020 for an appointment. (You need to bring prescription & letter documenting homelessness to Pine Street Inn Clinic to receive free pair of glasses)

Lens Crafters
Address: Cambridgeside Galleria, near Lechmere T Stop
Call 617-577-8440 to request an appointment for a free eye exam & glasses. (You need to bring a letter from shelter or transitional housing provider documenting homelessness.

DENTAL CARE

Health Care for the Homeless (See GENERAL HEALTHCARE above)
They can refer homeless adults to the Barbara McGinnis House in Jamaica Plain, Boston for free comprehensive dental care.

The Dental Clinic at the Windsor St. Health Center
Address: 119 Windsor St.
Phone Number: 617-665-3990

The Mass Dental Society’s “Dentistry for All” Program
Offers reduced cost dentistry through participating dentists to patients who can
document financial need. Please contact 1-800-342-8747

ADDICTION SERVICES

North Charles Relapse Prevention Services
Provide counseling and help accessing insurance coverage for treatment of persons in all stages of recovery.
Please call 617-864-0941 for more information or an appointment at the Multi-Service Center (19 Brookline Center)

CASPAR Outpatient Program
Please call 617-623-2080 for an appointment

IMPACT
Please call 617-661-0405

MENTAL HEALTH CARE

Healthcare for the Homeless at Salvation Army Clinic (by appointment only)
(See under GENERAL HEALTHCARE above)

TriCity’s Mental Health Specialists (by appointment)
MultiService Center: Please call 617-349-6331
DMH: Please call 617-349-6331
CASPAR: Please call 617-592-6895

OUR ADDRESS

Harvard Square Homeless Shelter
66 Winthrop Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

GET IN TOUCH

We are open from the evening of November 1st to the morning of April 15th. The shelter is open from 7PM to 8AM, except on Saturday mornings when it is open until 9AM.

To enter the bed lottery, call toll-free at 1-888-285-4038 between 7:30AM and 8AM.