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Join our 50 + 1 Anniversary Gala! 

Lynn Community Health Center is thrilled to be celebrating over 50 years of service in the City of Lynn. Celebrate our journey from humble roots on Chestnut Street in 1971 with 5 staff and 400 patients to present day on Union Street and beyond, an innovative healthcare leader with over 600 staff and 43,000 patients. 

  • Due to fire code limitations, in-person seats are SOLD OUT.
  • Consider participating as a virtual attendee with our special livestream event!

Learn more about this celebratory event and reserve your seat today!



Join us for our video series: “Conversations with Jason Mantzoukas”

We’re pleased to share our third and fourth installments of this video series! Register today for these free online events to learn more about our School-Based Health Center program and our SUD programs.

Learn more about these free video webinars and register for your zoom links!



Thank you for your support throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic 

Your ongoing generous support enabled us stay open and provide much-needed services and resouces to our community. So far, we have provided over 100,000 COVID-19 tests, over 90,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses, and our mobile vaccination program provided over 500 hours of multilingual, multicultural, and multidisciplinary community education. 

Today, all of our services are open to the community, including our Telewellness Program, removing key barriers to care. You have enabled us to invest in critical staff and technology to conduct healthcare safely. 

Like healthcare everywhere, we are working to provide patient care that was delayed during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Your donation contributes directly to the health and well-being of everyone in our community. It is your generous support that will help us shape public health in a post-pandemic world. 

See a list of who has donated to support our COVID-19 response!



Your Gift in Action: Nora’s Story

Nora* fought back tears at her five-day-old baby’s first check up.  This was her third child, so she knew the first weeks and months after birth would be stressful, but she did not expect to feel so hopeless.

“Nora’s baby was perfect, but it was clear to me right away that Nora herself was struggling,” says Dr. Sharlene Selvaratnam.  “She had a deep sadness and uncertainty in herself that suggested post partum depression.”

Nora had a very complex and stressful life.  In addition to adjusting to life with a new baby, her husband was unemployed, her mother had been diagnosed with cancer, and the family was in the process of being evicted from their apartment.  She had not had time to pay attention to her own health which included asthma, obesity, and clinical depression.

“As we focused together on her baby, Nora began to open up about herself, and found the courage to seek help,” said Dr. Selvaratnam.  “She worked with me on her medical issues, and, as she gained confidence, agreed to meet with my colleague and psychologist Dr. Tracey Mohr during one of our regular visits.”

“Seeking behavioral health treatment can be very hard do,” says Dr. Mohr.  “The perceived stigma of ‘mental illness’ is still common.  Some patients never take that initial step.  But when it is introduced in the context of primary care, from a provider you already trust, it becomes easier.”

With the support of both her doctor and therapist Nora was able to take control of her life.  Relief from post partum depression gave her room to pay attention to herself with healthier choices that included exercise, better nutrition, and close attention to her asthma medication.  As she felt better physically she was able to exercise and lost much of the weight that was both physically and psychologically weighing her down. She and her husband both became more engaged in raising their three children, and she bravely faced the challenges as her mother continued to battle cancer.  Finally, this fall they were to secure a new apartment.

“I am proud of Nora and all that she has been able to achieve,” says Dr. Selvaratnam.  “Post partum depression has the potential to completely derail a family, but because it was identified early she was able to meet and conquer it.”

*This patient’s name has been changed to protect her privacy