Archive Events

Back to School BBQ

  • Date: August 8, 2021
  • Time: 2:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Location: Whittier Street Health Center 1290 Tremont Street, Roxbury, MA 02120

Back to school season is here and to celebrate Whittier Street Health Center will be holding our annual Back To School BBQ on Friday, August 20th. This year’s event will include a cookout and school supplies giveaways! We will be giving away backpacks, pencils an other supplies that are essential to ensuring success in school.


2021 Men’s Health Summit

  • Date: June 6, 2021
  • Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Location: Whittier Street Health Center 1290 Tremont Street, Roxbury, MA 02120

Whittier Street Health Center (“Whittier”) is proud to announce the 21st Annual Men’s Health Summit—an educational forum for men and their families to learn the importance of good health, health care practices, and wellbeing. The theme of this year’s summit is Men Take Action on Holistic Health and COVID-19: Physical, Mental & Economic Wellbeing.

The Summit will congregate approximately 250 men, and their families, to Whittier Street Health Center’s Roxbury campus on Saturday, June 26, 2021 from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm. The Summit will provide numerous health services including COVID-19 vaccinations and testing, health screenings, HIV testing, a health fair, a keynote speaker address, and a panel discussion featuring healthcare professionals. Moreover, at this year’s summit Whittier will have a special ribbon cutting ceremony recognizing the arrival of its state-of-the-art Mobile Health Unit.

The keynote speaker for the 2021 Men’s Health Summit is Marty Martinez, Chief of Health and Human Services, City of Boston. The 2021 Summit Honorees (“Men’s Health Champions”) are Reverend Christo Kamara, Senior Pastor, St. Paul’s Victory Assembly of God Church; Professor Theodore C. Landsmark, Director, Dukakis Center for Urban Regional Policy, Northeastern University; Eddie Jenkins, JD, Attorney Eddie Jenkins and Associates; Reverend Samuel Acevedo, Associate Pastor, Congregacion Leon De Juda (Lion De Judah); Mr. Ed Gaskin, Executive Director, Greater Grove Hall Main Streets; and, Mr. Leonard Webb, Publisher, Ethnic Online.


Whittier Street Health Center’s Annual Women for Whittier Virtual Afternoon Tea

  • Date: March 3, 2021
  • Time: 4:00 - 6:00 PM
  • Location: Join us for a heart-to-heart discussion via Zoom:

“Gender Equity in the Workplace-During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic”


Annual Meeting and Black History Month Celebration

  • Date: February 2, 2020
  • Time: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Location: Whittier Street Health Center | 2nd Fl. Community Room

Join us as we celebrate the contributions of Black immigrants and African Americans


2020 Roast Honoring Dr. Mark Girard

  • Date: June 6, 2020
  • Time: Registration: 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm              Dinner 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Location: Boston Park Plaza

Honoring Dr. Mark Girard, President, Northeast Division | Executive VP, Steward Health Care Systems     Boston Park Plaza, June 5th, 2020 Registration: 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm              Dinner 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm .   Please click here to register         To RSVP or to discuss sponsorship information […]


National Health Center Week

  • Date: August 8, 2019
  • Time: 12:00 p.m.
  • Location: 1290 Tremont Street Roxbury, MA 02120

Bring your lunch to a screening of “Fed Up”, followed by a discussion on the effects of sugar on children’s health.


Women 4 Whittier

  • Date: December 12, 2019
  • Time: 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
  • Location: 1290 Tremont Street Roxbury, MA 02120

Women for Whittier is a dedicated group that is helping us to meet the healthcare and social service needs of Boston’s most vulnerable women, children and families. Women for Whittier provides invaluable support for the health center’s community-based medical services, allowing us to care for everyone – regardless of insurance status – and offer health […]


Oral Health Summit

  • Date: August 8, 2019
  • Time: 9:00 AM
  • Location: 1290 Tremont Street Roxbury, MA 02120

    Saturday, August 10, 2019 9:00am-12:00pm Whittier Street Health Center | 1290 Tremont Street Community Education Room, 2nd Floor Lectures and Information Sessions “Oral Health & Cardiovascular Disease” Debashree Saxena, BDS, DSc, CAGS Whittier Street Health Center “HPV and Oropharyngeal Cancer Prevention” Alessandro Villa, DDS, PhD, MPH Division of Oral Medicine and Dentistry, Brigham […]


A note about Whittier and COVID-19

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak in our area, we ask all clients and patients to call ahead before coming to any of our sites. We are working to take care of most clients/patients via phone/video encounter so we can meet your ongoing healthcare needs. This is for your safety and so we can provide the highest quality of care to you while following CDC guidance for COVID-19. Please call 617-427-1000 for any questions or concerns.

Whittier will provide COVID-19 testing from 10 am to 4 pm on Monday to Friday. Following CDC guidance, we recommend testing if you have a fever AND one of the following three symptoms: cough OR shortness of breath OR sore throat. Please bring your picture identification and your insurance card (if you have insurance).