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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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Whittier Street Health Center on CityLine WCVB

  • September 27, 2018

    https://www.wcvb.com/article/whittier-street-health-center-1537992338/23479477

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Taking a Closer Look At the Importance of Federally Qualified Health Centers

  • August 10, 2018

Taking a Closer Look At the Importance of Federally Qualified Health Centers by Dr. Gene Lindsey | Jul 31, 2018 | FQHCs, Healthcare Policy, Improving the health of the poor, Life Expectancy, Population Health Management, Poverty and healthcare, Social Determinants of Health Recent circumstances have moved me to take a closer look at the importance of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) and their important role in […]

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GOOD NEWS 100% COMPLIANCE IN FEDERAL FUNDING SITE VISIT

  • July 27, 2018

We are pleased to report that we were found to be 100% compliant with all expectations of the Federal Health Resource Services Administration Compliance Program during their recent three day site visit from July 17th to July 19th. HRSA implemented an extensive new Compliance Program in 2018, and the site visit consultants informed us that 100% […]

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Board of Directors Response to Adrian Walker’s July 10th Boston Globe Column

  • July 13, 2018

We are writing to thank you for your commitment to Whittier’s vision and mission. As long term patients and community residents, we deeply value the care provided to the 30,000 patients who depend on Whittier’s holistic health, wellness and social services programs. We are in a beautiful building, which is a beacon of hope for […]

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Update from Whittier Street Health Center Board of Directors

  • July 5, 2018

The Whittier Street Health Center Board of Directors which includes longterm Whittier patients and Community residents, is pleased to announce that the Whittier Street Health Center building will be named: FREDERICA M. WILLIAMS BUILDING in recognition of Whittier’s President & CEO, Frederica M. Williams

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Statement from Frederica M. Williams CEO, Whittier Street Health Center

  • June 18, 2018

As you are aware, Whittier Street Health Center is projecting a financial loss of $1.2 million and recently heard some disappointing news that it would not receive two major grants totaling more than $600,000.  The hope was these funds could minimize the current deficit. The substantial deficit for the health center and shrinking funding opportunities […]

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