Greater Lawrence Community Action Council, Inc

Health Care Navigator

Health Insurance Help and Information

GLCAC can help educate and enroll you in the new health coverage programs now available under the federal Affordable Care Act.  The GLCAC has been designated an official Navigator by the Massachusetts Health Connector.

With all of the changes in state and federal health care laws, GLCAC provides Greater Lawrence residents and small businesses with up-to-date education, guidance and enrollment assistance. 

Don’t go without health coverage.  Call GLCAC today at (978) 620-4784 for an appointment with a Navigator staff member.

Ways to Enroll

Make an appointment: Call (978) 620-4784 

Walk in: GLCAC Navigator, 305 Essex St. 2nd Floor, Lawrence.  (Appointments are recommended to reduce wait times.)

Regular Hours:

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday, -  Friday

Open Enrollment  (November 1- January 23)

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday, Wednesday, Friday

8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday

8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (by appointment only), Saturday, November 16; Saturday, December 14; Saturday, January 11

8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Saturday November 18, Saturday December 16 and Saturday January 20

Walk-In Hours

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Monday – Thursday

Walk-in appointments are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Documents Needed for Enrollment

General Documents If you are a Permanent
Resident or 
Naturalized Citizen
If you are working
Massachusetts id or license Foreign passport Employer insurance form
Social security card Certificate of citizenship  
Insurance card  Residency Card  
Last year's income Tax    
Last 4 pay stubs    
Any other Income you recieve    
Unemployment award letter       


Learn about Health Coverage Resources

Qualified Health Plans
Comprehensive health insurance plans offered through Massachusetts Health Connector. Individuals and families with incomes up to approximately $48,240 ($98,200 for a family of four) may be eligible for subsidies to help reduce the cost of health coverage.

This is comprehensive health insurance for individuals with income up to approximately $35,310 ($72,750  for a family of four), who are eligible for additional subsidies and cost sharing reductions to help reduce the cost of health coverage.

Low Income Subsidy
People with limited incomes and limited assets may qualify for help paying for their monthly premium and/or some of their prescription drug costs.

MassHealth and The Children’s Medical Security Plan
Health coverage program for income eligible individuals and families. Some families who have insurance may now be able to have their premiums paid for by the Commonwealth.

Health Safety Net
Income-eligible residents in Massachusetts quality for free care to acute care hospitals and community health centers in the state.