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The mission of Whittier Street Health Center is to provide high quality, reliable and accessible primary health care and support services for diverse populations to promote wellness and eliminate health and social disparities.

Recent Press Releases of Whittier Street Health Center

Whittier Street Health Center Receives Grant Funding from Liberty Mutual Foundation to Overcome COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

Whittier Street Health Center Receives Grant Funding from Liberty Mutual Foundation to Overcome COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

Mar 09, 2021 - Whittier Street Health Center (Press Release) - Whittier President and CEO Frederica M. Williams sees the Foundation's support as an important vote of confidence in Whittier's work and critical to helping save more lives in the Black and Brown communities disproportionately impacted by the pandemic. "We are honored to receive…

Whittier Street Health Center Strengthens Its Capacity to Address Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health and Healthcare

Whittier Street Health Center Strengthens Its Capacity to Address Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health and Healthcare

Nov 20, 2020 - Whittier Street Health Center (Press Release) - Roxbury's Whittier Street Health Center (WSHC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Stephen Wright to the position of Medical Director for Primary Care Services. Dr. Wright joined Whittier in 2014 and was promoted to the position of Associate…

Addressing Health Equity During the Pandemic – Substance Use Disorders and COVID-19 – Raising Awareness About the Impact of Substance Use Disorders and Sharing Prevention Strategies During Substance Abuse Prevention Month

Oct 08, 2020 - Whittier Street Health Center (Press Release) - Whittier Street Health Center launched its “It Takes A Village” (ITAV) campaign to strengthen its integrated system of community mobilization, overdose prevention, treatment and support for those in its neighborhoods with OUD who are at high risk of overdose and death. As…

New Mental Health Programs Offer a Safe Space, Support Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic and Systemic Racism, Expanded Staff and Saturday Sessions Offer Help to 'Communities That Are Struggling'

New Mental Health Programs Offer a Safe Space, Support Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic and Systemic Racism, Expanded Staff and Saturday Sessions Offer Help to 'Communities That Are Struggling'

Oct 05, 2020 - Whittier Street Health Center (Press Release) - The women’s program is called “Through Healing and Everlasting Determination, Inspiration, Validation and Affirmation we are Stronger: THE DIVAS”, while the men’s program is entitled “Building Relationships that are Understanding, Healthy, and Supportive: The BRUHS Initiative.” These group sessions will…

5,000th Person Receives Free COVID-19 Test From Whittier Street Health Center

5,000th Person Receives Free COVID-19 Test From Whittier Street Health Center

Jul 20, 2020 - Whittier Street Health Center (Press Release) - Acting as a safety net for Boston’s low-income neighborhoods susceptible to COVID-19, Whittier Street Health Center (WSHC) passed a milestone when the 5,000th person received a free COVID-19 test from the nonprofit’s testing program, which began April 13. The 5,000th…

Whittier Street Health Center to Expand Community Mobile Van Services With Grant From the Cigna Foundation

Whittier Street Health Center to Expand Community Mobile Van Services With Grant From the Cigna Foundation

Mar 16, 2020 - Whittier Street Health Center (Press Release) - Whittier Street Health Center will receive a Healthier Communities Grant from the Cigna Foundation to expand its community Mobile Health Van outreach and services. The expanded services will include medical screenings, dental care, eye exams, and screening for behavioral health,…

Boston's Whittier Street Health Center Announces New Medical Director

Boston's Whittier Street Health Center Announces New Medical Director

Jan 17, 2020 - Whittier Street Health Center (Press Release) - Whittier Street Health Center is thrilled to announce that Dr. Shilpa Malhotra, MD, MHSA, has joined its family in 2020 and will serve as the health care center’s Medical Director for primary care. "I am very pleased to announce the…

Ready to Roll: Bluebikes Arrives at Whittier Street Health Center

Ready to Roll: Bluebikes Arrives at Whittier Street Health Center

Oct 28, 2019 - Whittier Street Health Center (Press Release) - ​​​​Whittier Street Health Center is the latest expansion site for Bluebikes, Metro Boston’s public bike share system. The recent opening of a station at Whittier is part of the program's effort to install 50 more stations (350) by the end…

'Moms Do Care' Program at Boston's Whittier Street Health Center Offers Hope to Opioid-Addicted Mothers

'Moms Do Care' Program at Boston's Whittier Street Health Center Offers Hope to Opioid-Addicted Mothers

Sep 11, 2019 - Whittier Street Health Center (Press Release) - ​​​​​​Whittier Street Health Center is the Greater Boston home for the Moms Do Care Program, a free multi-pronged recovery program for pregnant and postpartum women with opioid-use disorders. Despite years of city, state, and federal initiatives to combat the opioid…

Whittier Street Health Center Among 100 Organizations Selected for AG Grant to Partly Fund Summer Jobs for Youth

Whittier Street Health Center Among 100 Organizations Selected for AG Grant to Partly Fund Summer Jobs for Youth

Jul 16, 2019 - Whittier Street Health Center (Press Release) - ​​​​Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey recently announced her office will award Whittier Street Health Center ​part of the state’s healthcare settlement money in a grant to support the summer hiring of youth. Whittier is one of 100 organizations across the Bay State…

Whittier Men's Health Summit in Boston to Focus on Mental Health and the Stigma for Males of Color

Whittier Men's Health Summit in Boston to Focus on Mental Health and the Stigma for Males of Color

Jun 12, 2019 - Whittier Street Health Center (Press Release) - ​​​​​​​​​​Men’s mental health will be the focus as Whittier Street Health Center hosts its 19th annual Men’s Health Summit on June 29, 2019. Established as a forum to address the disparities in men’s health and health care, this year’s summit, Men’s…

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