Affordable Wellness Care
The IMA's Affordable Holistic Care Directory project works to shine a light on holistic and integrative healthcare practitioners who are working to make their care more affordable in these challenging economic times.
The directory features acupuncturists, reiki practitioners ,and others who are providing who are accepting $35 or less for their services, as well as yoga and other wellness classes that charge less than $10.
Please choose your region:
Rhode Island Directory, containing dozens of affordable holistic
healthcare services, has been published as a tri-fold brochure and
is now downloadable below:
Rhode Island Affordable Holistic Care Directory (pdf file)
New RI Listing: Therapeutic Massage, Acupuncture, Reiki, Hypnotherapy/Guided Imagery, Reflexology, and Restorative Yoga at Women and Infants' Integrative Care Program • Open to all, special focus on cancer care $35 per session, $8 for yoga classes • Available in Providence, Fall River, Middletown, South County • Call Kristin Dalbec at 401-274-1122 x 8756 to assist in scheduling • KDalbec@wihri.org • www.womenandinfants.org/body.cfm?id=275
This project is an all-volunteer effort. We welcome your tax-deductible donations to make and distribute copies of this brochure throughout Rhode Island. With your $50 donation, hundreds of copies of this brochure can be distributed to social service organizations, free clinics, and other locations that service people who may be in great need of these affordable healthcare alternatives.
can mail your donation by check made out to the Integrative Medicine
Alliance, 180 Massachusetts. Ave., Arlington, MA 02474. Please
write "RI Affordable Holistic Care" on the check so we
know the intent of your donation. A receipt can be provided on
request for your tax records.
You can also support the IMA by becoming a member.
If you are a caregiver providing low-cost holistic in integrative healthcare services and wish to be listed in the next edition of the Rhode Island brochure, just subscribe to our e-newsletter (see the box on the left-hand side of your screen) and indicate in the sign-up process that you wish to be contacted about the Affordable Care Directory project.
We are grateful for the assistance of volunteers Kevin Liou, Richard Stein, and Angela Wong in developing this directory.
Other Ways You Can Help
You can help this project by introducing us to bloggers, radio, TV, and print media contacts that might be interested in running a story how providers of low-cost holistic care in New England are helping people get well and stay well during the economic downturn.
You can also help this project by introducing us to Rhode Island providers of healthcare to the uninsured who might be interested in distributing our Rhode Island flyer.
Email IMA Founder Karlo Berger and tell us whom we should contact and whether we can mention your name. Thank you!
Note: This Online Directory is a work in progress. Please email or call these providers in advance to confirm contact info, rates, and eligibility.
Choose a state:
ACUPUNCTURE STUDENT/INTERN CLINICS
Back to Balance Acupuncture Center • $25-$40 sliding scale first visit, $15-$40 follow-up visits • 5 High Street, Suite B3 (Lower Level), Medford, MA • firstname.lastname@example.org • www.BackToBalanceAcupuncture.com
Brookline Community Acupuncture • $25-$40 sliding scale w/$10 initial visit fee • Suite 205, 167 Corey Road, Brighton, MA • (617) 879-9992 • http://brookline-community-acupuncture.lattiss.com
Community Acupuncture at Pathways to Wellness • $20-$40 sliding scale w/$15 initial visit fee • 1601 Washington Street, Third Floor, Boston, MA • (617) 859-3036 • email@example.com • www.pathwaysboston.org
MetroWest Whole Health (Acupuncture and Manual Therapies) • $15-$40 sliding scale w/$10 initial paperwork fee • 89 Main Street (Rt. 109), Medway, MA • (508) 533-0808 • firstname.lastname@example.org • www.metrowestwholehealth.com
England Acupuncture and Oriental Herbal Services • Community
Service Day every Tuesday: $30 for 30-minute treatment (also
Saturdays at Northboro office) • Three locations: 22 Mill
Street, Suite 309, Arlington, MA (781) 641-3633; 111 Boston Post
Road, Sudbury, MA (978)-440-8086; 10 Main Street, Northboro, MA
(508) 351-1655 • email@example.com • www.neaohs.com
Open Space Community Acupuncture • $15-$40 sliding scale, w/$10 initial paperwork fee • 66-70 Union Square #102, Somerville, MA •(617) 627-9700 • firstname.lastname@example.org • www.openspaceacupuncture.com
Wellspring Medical Associates, PC • Saturdays and Sundays • $30 • 440 Somerville Avenue, 2nd Floor, Somerville, MA • (781) 639-0037 • Regina@Wellspring-Medical.com • www.wellspring-medical.com
Chinese Medicinal Food Therapy at MetroWest Whole Health • $35 initial assessment and consultation, $10 follow up • 89 Main Street (Rt. 109), Medway, MA • (508) 533-0808 • email@example.com • www.metrowestwholehealth.com
Chinese Herbal Medicine at Acupuncture Together • Initial herbal consultation $30 plus cost of herbs ($15-$20/week) • 264 Massachusetts Ave., Suite 420, Cambridge, MA • (617) 499-9993 • firstname.lastname@example.org • www.acupuncturetogether.com
Chinese Herbal Medicine at MetroWest Whole Health • $35 initial assessment and consultation, $10 follow up (plus $15 average cost of weekly herbs) 15-$40 sliding scale w/$10 initial paperwork fee • 89 Main Street (Rt. 109), Medway, MA • (508) 533-0808 • email@example.com • www.metrowestwholehealth.com
Chinese Herbal Medicine Student Clinic at New England School of Acupuncture • $40 initial visit, $15 return visits • 150 California Street, 3rd Floor, Newton, MA • (617) 558-1788 x117 • firstname.lastname@example.org • www.nesa.edu/nesa_clinic.html
Chinese Herbal Program at Pathways to Wellness • $35 per consult, $10 for intern clinic consult, $18-$20/week for herbal prescriptions • 1601 Washington Street, Third Floor, Boston, MA • (617) 859-3036 • email@example.com • www.pathwaysboston.org
MASSAGE AND BODYWORK
Shiatsu Bodywork and Tui Na at Pathways to Wellness • $40-$75 sliding scale (must show financial eligibility) • 1601 Washington Street, Third Floor, Boston, MA • (617) 859-3036 • firstname.lastname@example.org • www.pathwaysboston.org
REIKI AND ENERGY HEALING
Reiki Clinic at the Center for Balance • Second and Fourth Tuesdays of the month • By donation • 709 Washington Street, Newton, MA • (617) 527-0247 • email@example.com • www.centerforbalance.org
DISCOUNTS LIMITED TO SPECIAL GROUPS
Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine for Seniors, Veterans, and College Students, at New England School of Acupuncture Student Clinic • $20-$35 for acupuncture sessions, $35 for initial herbal consult, $10 for return consult • 150 California Street, 3rd Floor, Newton, MA • (617) 558-1788 x117 • firstname.lastname@example.org • www.nesa.edu/nesa_clinic.html
Holistic Counseling and Reiki Hands-On Health for Veterans, Soldiers and Military Families, with Ann Naughton • $35-$70 sliding scale • Salem, MA • (978) 745-3424 • email@example.com
Mind/Body Therapies, Reiki and Expressive Arts for Caregivers, Families of Alzheimer's Patients, and Seniors (55+) on Fixed Income, with Mary Muir, M.Ed., EAEF • $35-$70 sliding scale up to four sessions • Middlesex/North Shore area • firstname.lastname@example.org
to Wellness offers a range of programs to special groups (see list
below) • 1601 Washington Street, Third Floor, Boston, MA •
(617) 859-3036 • email@example.com • www.pathwaysboston.org
Sliding Scale Acupuncture, Bodywork, and Chinese Herbs for income eligible: For those meeting financial eligibility, please contact for info
Pathways Veterans Community Acupuncture Program: free acupuncture for veterans in South End
AIDS Care Project: Free acupuncture for HIV+ patients four days a week in South End
Cancer Care Project: chemotherapy side effect support available in
hospitals, home care and main clinic
Fertility Enhancement Program: working body, mind and spirit to enhance fertility of both women and men to support health pregnancy and delivery
Integrative Pediatric Program: treatment of infants, children and adolescents using gentle and non-needle acupuncture techniques for ADD/ADHD, asthma and other health issues
Refugee Program: free acupuncture for Cambodian refugees at Lynn Community Health Center
Home Care Program: providing specialty home care to elderly patients, patients who are para- and quadriplegic, have cerebral palsy, MD, MS, HIV/AIDS, and the general public
Mente y Ceurpo: free acupuncture and massage for Latina women enrolled at South End Community Health Center
AFFORDABLE WELLNESS CLASSES
Laughter Yoga with Ann Naughton • $1-$9 suggestion donation • Salem, MA • (978) 745-3424 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Shambhala Meditation Sessions and Retreats at Boston Shambhala Center • Many programs offered on pay-what-you-can basis • 646 Brookline Avenue, Brookline, MA • (617) 734-1498 • email@example.com • www.shambhalaboston.org
Getting Better Acupuncture • $15-$30, depending on age, w/$15 initial visit fee • 39 Main Street, 3rd Floor, Northampton, MA • (413) 586-0055 • firstname.lastname@example.org • www.gettingbetteracupuncture.com
The People's Acupuncture Clinic • $15-$35 sliding scale w/$10 initial paperwork fee • 228 Triangle Street, Amherst, MA • (413) 695-8123 • email@example.com • www.thepeoplesacupunctureclinic.com
River Valley Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine• $20-$40 sliding scale, $15 for pediatric treatments • 65 James Street, Suite 207, Worcester, MA • (508) 890-8899 • www.riveracupuncture.com
Community Acupuncture of Cape Cod • $15-$40 sliding scale w/$10 initial paperwork fee • 775 Main Street (Route 28), Suite A-2, West Dennis, MA • (508) 398-7770 • firstname.lastname@example.org • www.acuforall.com
DISCOUNTS LIMITED TO SPECIAL GROUPS
Low cost-chiropractic, massage, acupuncture and holistic health with SeaCare Medical Access Services • $10-$15 per treatment for SeaCare members (must live in coastal NH area, be medically uninsured and meet financial eligibility criteria) • (603) 772-8119 • www.seacarehealthservices.org
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