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  • May 29, 2019

    

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Boston Health Center Confirms Continued Increase in HIV Cases Among City’s Homeless Drug Users

  • May 29, 2019

Whittier Street Health Center’s Mobile Outreach Van Recently Detected Several New HIV-Positive Cases Among Drug Users and Transients Along Melnea Cass Blvd. A second individual has tested positive for HIV in the past two months in the area between Melnea Cass Boulevard and Massachusetts Avenue, on the border of the city’s Roxbury and South End neighborhoods. The diagnosis […]

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Whittier Street Health Center Marks 17-Year Anniversary of President and CEO Frederica Williams

  • May 6, 2019

Whittier Street Health Center Marks 17-Year Anniversary of President and CEO Frederica Williams   Under Williams’ direction, the historic Boston health clinic has experienced massive growth; including the construction of a five-story, 78,900-square foot, state-of-the-art health facility in 2012 which now bears her name. ROXBURY, Mass., May 3, 2019 (Newswire.com) –  – Frederica Williams, CEO and […]

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Thank you from our patients and dedicated employees: the Toast to Jim Judge broke a record!

  • April 11, 2019

Last night at the Toast to Jim Judge, Chairman, President and CEO, Eversource Energy, we were joined by 730 people, and raised the largest amount EVER in the history of our annual Whittier Street Health Center toast with over $925,000 Toast 2019 Thank you

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Whittier Street Health Center has been selected by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to implement Moms Do Care- Hiring Recovery Coaches

  • March 19, 2019

Whittier Street Health Center (WSHC) has been selected by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to implement Moms Do Care, a free program providing services for pregnant and parenting women (PPW) with opioid use disorder (OUD). WSHC has been awarded $1 million, over two years, for this initiative. Funding for Moms Do Care is provided by […]

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Response to 2018 Department Closures/Staff Cuts

  • March 18, 2019

March 15, 2019 Response to 2018 department closures/staff cuts A relationship between a patient and a provider starts with transparency. We believe our relationship with the public as a community healthcare provider requires us to follow the same standards. In 2018, Whittier Street Health Center did have to close our Orthodontic Program and Urgent Care […]

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Whittier Street Health Center Awarded $1 Million to Implement Moms Do Care Program for Pregnant and Parenting Women with Substance Use Disorder

  • December 7, 2018

Whittier Street Health Center Awarded $1 Million to Implement Moms Do Care Program for Pregnant and Parenting Women with Substance Use Disorder December 01, 2018 (Boston, MA) Whittier Street Health Center (WSHC) has been selected by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to implement Moms Do Care, a free program providing services for pregnant and […]

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Whittier launches a Mobile Health Van to serve the homeless and to help to address the opioid epidemic

  • November 26, 2018

(Boston, MA) November 08, 2018 – Whittier Street Health Center will launch their new Mobile Van, designed to provide health education, screenings and linkage to care to the un-housed members of their community, including those on Melnea Cass Blvd and Mass Ave. The Mobile Van will see its first patrons on Thursday, November 8th 2018. The goal of the […]

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Message from the Whittier Street Health Center Board of Directors

  • November 26, 2018

Message from the Board of Directors: The measure of success is not the number of achievements, but the number of obstacles overcome and the number of people you helped along the way.  – Booker T. Washington The Whittier Street Health Center is pleased to name its building after its President & CEO, Frederica Matilda V. Williams […]

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Food Pantry Press Release: Whittier launches a Food Pantry to address the high rates of hunger in its patient population

  • October 25, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                     Whittier Street Health Center to Launch Food Pantry to Address Hunger and Food Insecurity     (Boston, MA) October 23, 2018 – Whittier Street Health Center will launch an on-site food pantry to address major and unmet hunger and food insecurity for its patients and community residents in Roxbury, Dorchester, Mattapan […]

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