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Health and Safety

Every child deserves to be safe and to access quality healthcare services that meet family needs. We share resources and connect families with affordable healthcare options and programs. Learn about how to find doctors and clinics that accept Medicaid near you.

Please contact the Mayor's Health Line at 617-534-5050 or email for access to additional services and programs. The Mayor's Health Line is free, multilingual, and confidential that helps all residents despite immigration status. Check out the Mayor's Health Line page for more information.


MassHealth provides health insurance coverage for low-income children and families. Please visit your local community health center to see if you qualify.

Children's Medical Security Plan

The Children's Medical Security Plan is for children under the age of 19 who are Massachusetts residents at any income level, who do not qualify for

any other MassHealth types of coverage (other than MassHealth Limited).

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