Sign up for low- or no-cost health insurance today and get your doctor visits and prescriptions covered.
You can get free in-person help getting insurance through the Marketplace. For a list of counselors located near you, call 311 or text "CoveredNYC" to 877-877.
You can also get help enrolling from a Certified Application Counselor (CAC). See below for more information.
Medicaid, Child Health Plus and the Essential Plan are available all year round. Private health insurance is available during open enrollment and if you experience a qualifying life event such as relocating to New York State, marriage, birth or adoption of a child, certain changes in your income or losing your health insurance.
CACs can help you and your family sign up for low- or no-cost health insurance. Counselors can explain your insurance and medical care options, regardless of your immigration status. They can also help you with SNAP benefits (food stamps).
Walk-ins are welcome, but we recommend you make an appointment first. Interpretation services are available.
Unless otherwise noted, counselors at each of the below locations are available Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.
|Bronx||Morrisania Health Center
1309 Fulton Avenue
|Brooklyn||Bushwick Health Center
335 Central Avenue, 1st Floor
Extended hours for Saturdays starting in April, the first and third Saturday of the month, from 9 AM to 3 PM.
|Crown Heights Health Center
1218 Prospect Place
|Fort Greene Health Center
295 Flatbush Avenue Extension
|Homecrest Health Center
1601 Avenue S
|(718) 336-2553 x129, 144, 150, 153|
|Manhattan||Riverside Health Center
160 West 100th Street
Monday, Wednesday and Friday only
|Washington Heights Health Center
600 West 168th Street
|Chelsea Health Center
303 Ninth Avenue
Tuesday and Thursday 10AM - 5PM
8:30 AM – 12:00 PM on Saturday May 19, June 2 and June 16
|Queens||Corona Health Center
34-33 Junction Boulevard
9 AM – 3 PM on Saturday May 19, June 9, July 14, and August 4
|Jamaica Health Center
90-37 Parsons Boulevard
|Staten Island||135 Canal Street
By appointment only