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NEW Health Charlestown

is a satellite of North End Waterfront Health, a federally qualified health center providing fully integrated care through affiliations with Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston Medical Center. Our facility is located within the Bunker Hill Public Housing Development at 15 Tufts Street, Charlestown.

Whether you need primary, pediatric, dental, vision, or behavioral health care and support, you can have peace of mind knowing that we will work together with you and your family to provide high-quality care that is integrated, caring, and personalized.

  • We offer services designed to help you when you are sick and programs to help keep you well.
  • We see patients by scheduled appointment, same-day appointments, and walk-in access.
  • We accept most public and private health insurance plans. NEW Health provides services to all regardless of ability to pay. Click here to learn more about discounts that may be available to you.
Our Mission

North End Waterfront Health (NEW Health) is committed to improving the quality of health and life for the residents of Boston’s North End, Waterfront, Charlestown and the for the people we serve by providing high quality health care that is consumer oriented, culturally appropriate, neighborhood-based, affordable, and produces positive outcomes.



Treatment and care must be provided to all persons in need without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity or expression, genetic information, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran or active military status, marital status, national origin, citizenship, alienage, ancestry, legal residence, economic status, parenthood, or contraceptive preference.


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