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Whittier ranked # 1 in Behavioral Health Services Patient Survey – Overall Satisfaction 2017

  • March 13, 2018

Whittier ranked # 1 in Behavioral Health Services Patient Survey – Overall Satisfaction 2017: The Crossroads Group has recently determined that in 2017, Whittier Street Health Center was the top–scoring Behavioral Health (mental health and substance abuse services) organization in their national database in terms of overall patient satisfaction, among organizations using the same standardized […]

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Health centers feel the pinch of uncertainty as Congress mulls funding

  • November 2, 2017

Frederica M. Williams, president and CEO of Whittier Street Health Center Marc Bernsau   By Jessica Bartlett –  Reporter, Boston Business Journal Nov 2, 2017, 7:00am EDT Updated Nov 2, 2017, 9:47am EDT With a vote expected this week in Congress to reauthorize funding for community health centers, local health centers say the uncertainty around […]

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It Takes A Village: Opioid Abuse Campaign

  • October 17, 2017

WSHC is launching a campaign to address high rates of opioid abuse in our community on Wednesday, October 18th with a patient/family/provider lunch from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. We will convene stakeholders including elected officials, HRSA representatives, patients and community to develop strategies to combat this public health emergency. Opioid abuse is creating one of […]

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Family Resource Center

  • October 17, 2017

WSHC is partnering with The Department of Children and Families (DCF) and the Home for Little Wanderers to establish an on-site Family Resource Center for Boston families in crisis. More than half of our children are DCF-involved and live in crisis. The Family Resource Center and our Behavioral Health team will work to stabilize families […]

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Panel Discussion Regarding Food Deserts

  • May 24, 2017

“Basic Black: Strategies to Reduce Food Deserts Can an urban farm make a difference in a community labeled a food desert? Host Callie Crossley looks at strategies to reduce food deserts, particularly for those low-income neighborhoods. Panelists include Mallory Sin, community nutritionist at Whittier Street Health Center, Vivien Morris, founder of the Mattapan Food & […]

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WSHC Support Data Privacy Day by Signing On as a Champion

  • January 27, 2017

Whittier Street Health Center Joins the National Cyber Security Alliance in Global Effort to Support Data Privacy Day by Signing On as a Champion Hundreds of Organizations and Individuals Collaborate to Generate Awareness About the Importance of Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data and Enabling Trust   1/26/2017 —Today Whittier Street Health Center announced its commitment to […]

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Frederica Williams: Local Women of Influence awards – Boston Business Journal

  • November 22, 2016

Check out photos from the Boston Business Journal’s 2015 WomenUp: Local Women of Influence awards – Boston Business Journal   http://www.bizjournals.com/boston/news/2015/12/08/scenes-from-the-2015-womenup-local-women-of.html#g32    

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Dr. Sherar Andalcio interviewed on the Urban Update show on Sunday November 27th

  • November 21, 2016

Dr. Sherar Andalcio will be interviewed on the Urban Update show on Sunday November 27th (Thanksgiving Day weekend) Urban Update is a Sunday morning show that airs at 11:30am – right after “Meet The Press” on WHDH NBC – Channel 7. The show’s estimated audience of over 40,000 households is composed of viewers from Eastern Massachusetts, Southern New Hampshire, […]

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Frederica Williams is Boston’s Whittier Street Health Center hero – Boston Business Journal

  • November 21, 2016

President & CEO, Frederica Williams named Boston’s Whittier Street Health Center Hero by the Boston Business Journal. Ms. Williams was presented with the Women of Influence Award at a breakfast event hosted by the Boston Business Journal in December 2015.   http://www.bizjournals.com/boston/print-edition/2015/10/09/womenup-frederica-williams-whittier-street-s.html

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Faces of Power: Boston Business Journal’s 2016 Power 50: The Game Changers

  • November 18, 2016

Car czar Ernie Boch Jr., for instance — known for years for his nonprofit Music Drives Us — is now a patron saint of the arts with the renaming of the Citi Performing Arts Center to the Boch Center. He was also one of the first vocal supporters of President-elect Donald J. Trump. And then […]

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