Location Details

CHA Somerville Teen Connection

Somerville High School, 81 Highland Ave.
Somerville, MA 02143


Welcome to the Teen Connection!

It’s easy for teens and young adults to get health care. Just find a time that fits between classes and we take care of the rest. From physicals to immunizations, mental health evaluations to support, reproductive care to education – it’s all here. Call 617-575-5690 to schedule a visit.

Most insurances accepted. Students will be provided care regardless of their ability to pay.

After Hours

Visit CHA Somerville Campus Urgent Care at 33 Tower Street, Somerville for walk-in care. All insurances accepted.

In an emergency: call 911 or go to the closest Emergency Department.

During School Vacations

If you are a CHA patient, you can access care at CHA Somerville Pediatrics.


  • Hours and Phone Numbers
    Somerville Teen Health

    Televisits | In-person
    M - Th: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    F: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm


    Phone: 617-575-5690
    Fax: 617-629-9418

  • Parking and Public Transportation


    There is free 2 hour street parking on Highland Avenue.

    Public Transportation:

    Bus: 88, 90

    Train: Green Line, Gilman Square

  • COVID Guidelines
    Who can come with you or visit you in the hospital?

    Patients coming for a clinic visit, to Urgent care or to the Emergency Department are allowed to bring at least one person with them. Additional people will be at the discretion of the provider and clinic.

    If you are coming to visit a patient in the hospital, please see our Visitor Policy page for current standards. .

  • Patient Relations

    Do you have feedback on our services? Do you need a patient advocate? Please contact our patient relations team at 617-665-1398 or use our easy web form.

Care Team

Gloria Acosta, LICSW


  • Social Work
Traci L. Brooks, MD

Traci L. Brooks, MD


  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Primary Care
  • LGBTQ Health
Sarah Kiser, CPNP-PC

Sarah Kiser, CPNP-PC


  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Primary Care
  • LGBTQ Health
  • Teen Health

Vanessa Nason , LICSW


  • Social Work
Ellie Richards, PhD

Ellie Richards, PhD


  • Psychiatry
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Laura Ruoff, MD


  • Psychiatry
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Questions - How Do I ...

  • Ask A Question or Give Feedback?

    If you have a non-urgent health question, please contact your teen health center.

    For other questions, feedback, thank you messages or complaints please use our secure online form.

    To contact our Patient Relations team directly, call 617-665-1398 or visit the patient relations web page.

  • Make an Appointment

    If you already come to CHA for care:

    Just call your clinic. We can help you make, change or cancel your appointment. If you are a High School student, you can walk in during lunch to make an appointment.

  • Get help when I feel sick?

    Please call the teen health number if you need assistance. If we are closed, your call will be transferred to our sister clinic or answering service.

    If you have an urgent medical need (not an emergency):
    Please visit CHA Somerville Campus Urgent Care at 33 Tower Street, Somerville.

    If you are having a health emergency:
    Call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency room.
    You can find 24 hour care with short wait times at CHA Cambridge Hospital and CHA Everett Hospital. When you go to a CHA emergency room, your CHA doctor will be notified about your health needs and can help coordinate your care.

  • Get a referral?

    Please talk to your care team. They can help you find the right doctor or service for your medical needs.

    We hope you see a doctor in our network. This will let us share medical information and support your care.

    Learn more about referrals.

  • Get refills?

    For the best service, just call your pharmacy to get your prescription refilled.

    Please don’t wait until your medication is gone before calling. However, if you do run out, please tell the pharmacist. They may be able to give you some medication until your refill has been approved.

    Did you know?

    You can switch your prescriptions to the CHA Pharmacy and pick up or get free home delivery?

    Please visit our web page to learn more.

  • Get My Medical Records?
    How to Get Your Medical Records

    Make a request through MyCHArt

    Don't have a MyCHArt account?

    There may be a cost for copies - If you want copies, we will charge a reasonable fee for them. We will also charge you for postage costs, if you want us to mail the copies to you.

    Have Questions?

    Call us at 617-381-7126

  • Find health insurance?

    If you need health insurance, we can help.

    Just call the CHA Financial Assistance team at 617-665-1100.

    Or, visit our web page for more information.

  • Pay my bill?

    You can now pay your bill online.

    If you have any questions about what services are covered, please call your insurance company directly.

    If you have a question about your bill, please call our Customer Service Billing Department at 617-665-3200

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