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Pearl Street Youth Health Center

Located next door to the Drop-In Center at 179 Pearl Street, the Pearl Street Youth Health Center is operated by the Community Health Centers of Burlington (CHCB). They offer appointment and walk-in medical and patient counseling services for youth and young adults through age 25 and special services for at-risk youth, homeless teens, and young adults.

Services Include:

  • Easy, walk-in, no-cost medical provider clinic ten hours a week
  • Connection to other Community Health Centers programs, such as dental care and prescription assistance
  • Access to Oral HIV, Hepatitis C, and pregnancy testing; counseling; and referrals
  • Clinical social worker providing assessment, brief intervention and referral for mental health and addiction issues

To make an appointment or for more information, please call (802) 652-1080 or visit

Health Insurance

Both Spectrum and the Community Health Centers are trained to help people sign up for health insurance at the new marketplace, Vermont Health Connect.

If you are between the ages of 18-24, you can call Spectrum at 802-324-2934 to set up an appointment, stop by the Drop-In Center, or email us at

People of any age who would like assistance with navigating the health insurance exchange can call the Community Health Centers at 802-264-8124 or visit for walk-in hours.


179 Pearl Street
Burlington, VT 05401

To Make an Appointment:
Call (802) 652-1080

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