Community-Based Programs at 100 Water Street, Lawrence MA Greater Lawrence Family Health Center offer services to the general Greater Lawrence community at its 100 Water Street location. Community health workers staff this location, where confidential testing for Sexually Transmitted Infections, HIV, and Viral Hepatitis is offered, at no cost to you, along with other support services, described below.
Opioid Prevention, Education, and Naloxone Distribution Program Offers comprehensive education on signs and symptoms of overdose, offers naloxone to targeted groups (active opioid users and friends/family), and training on naloxone administration.
Prevention, Integrated Counseling, Screening and Referral(PICSR) One of 12 Massachusetts DPH-funded community-based programs that provides free and confidential STI, HIV and Hepatitis screening and treatment referral, and Hepatitis A and B immunizations to specific target populations. Other services include syringe access and Narcan education and support, group and individual level interventions and stationary and mobile outreach in the Merrimack Valley.
Syringe Service Program (SSP) Based on a harm-reduction model, this program offers products dsigned to keep clients as healthy as possible while dealing with substance abuse issues.
Outreach and Enrollment (Community-based) Community health workers from GLFHC are active in the community and provide assistance with enrollment into health insurance programs.
Mobile Food Market Greater Lawrence Family Health Center and the Greater Boston Food Bank collaborate on a Mobile Market, once per month, open to patients and community members. The Mobile Market is a farmer’s market style event, with plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, free to anyone who registers.
For registration information please call 978-689-6731.