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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.

Find a Certified Application Counselor

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.

Borough Location Phone Number
Bronx Morrisania Health Center
1309 Fulton Avenue
3rd Floor
(347) 854-1984
Brooklyn Bushwick Health Center
335 Central Avenue, 1st Floor
Extended hours for Saturdays 9 AM to 3 PM.
  • September 8 and 22
  • October 13 and 27
  • November 3 and 17
  • December 1 and 15
  • January 5 and 19, 2019
(718) 571-7719
(718) 571-7717
(718) 571-7718
Crown Heights Health Center
1218 Prospect Place
1st Floor
(718) 953-8234
(718) 953-8233
Fort Greene Health Center
295 Flatbush Avenue Extension
5th Floor
(718) 249-1435
(718) 249-1436
(718) 249-1437
Homecrest Health Center
1601 Avenue S
1st Floor
(718) 336-2553 x129, 144, 150, 153
Manhattan Riverside Health Center
160 West 100th Street
1st Floor
Monday, Wednesday and Friday only
(646) 364-0711
Washington Heights Health Center
600 West 168th Street
2nd Floor
(212) 368-5475
(212) 694-2399
(212) 491-5288
Chelsea Health Center
303 Ninth Avenue
1st Floor
Tuesday and Thursday 10AM - 5PM
(212) 771-0153
Queens Corona Health Center
34-33 Junction Boulevard
1st Floor
Jackson Heights
(718) 396-5122
(718) 396-5123
(718) 396-5125

Jamaica Health Center
90-37 Parsons Boulevard
4th Floor
Jamaica
Extended hours for Saturdays 9 AM to 2 PM.
  • October 13 and 27
  • November 10
  • December 8
  • January 12 and 26, 2019
(718) 553-3846
(718) 553-3845
Astoria Health Center
12-26 31st Avenue
2nd Floor
Astoria
Wednesday and Friday 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
(718) 289-1758
(718) 289-1759
Staten Island 135 Canal Street
2nd Floor
By appointment only
(917) 217-3324

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