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We Take Care of the Things You Worry About

In 1964, Gilbert J. Costa Insurance Agency started as a small and very personal business run out of our family home. Today, we are one of the area’s best known and respected insurance agencies. Our specialties are auto, home, personal umbrella and small business insurance for individuals, families and businesses in New Bedford MA and the surrounding communities. But as we continue to grow, some things will never change. You’ll always be met by a familiar face, receive a warm, friendly greeting, and get the personal service you deserve.

Personal Insurance

When it comes to finding the right suite of insurance products to protect you, your family and your most valuable possessions, the professionals at Gilbert J. Costa Insurance turn what can be an overwhelming process into a simple one. We find you the proper coverage that not only fits your life but also your budget. You’re not just our client, but our friend as well, and we go above and beyond to ensure you feel secure and confident in your insurance coverage.

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Small Business Insurance

Our insurance team has a unique understanding of the needs of small businesses. As a mom-and-pop insurance agency launched out of our family home more than five decades ago, we truly relate to the amount of work, time, commitment, and self-motivation it takes to run your business. While you’re taking care of today’s projects, we know you also have one eye toward the future. There’s not a lot of room for mistakes or surprises. That is where our team can help. By finding you the highest quality insurance solutions at affordable rates, we help safeguard you, your employees, and your company against the unexpected.

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I've been a customer of Gilbert J. Costa Insurance for 20 years and really appreciate all of the help and advice they have provided to me. They go above and beyond being an insurance agent. They treat customers like family and have their best interests in mind. Easy to contact and always knowledgeable and helpful, I highly recommend this agency.


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Thank you so much for always taking great care of me! Your team at Gilbert J. Costa Insurance has always been wonderful to work with and I appreciate your expertise when it comes to helping me save money on all my personal and business policies. I highly recommend you to others for all their insurance needs.


Owner, Tia Maria’s European Café, New Bedford MA

Costa Insurance is like the 'Cheers' bar, where everyone knows your name. From the moment you walk in, you are greeted with the most sincere welcome. They are professional, dependable, and eager to assist you. It's wonderful in this day and age to still have a local community business where you are treated with the utmost customer service.


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