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Building Relationships that are Understanding, Healthy and Supportive

  • October 8, 2020

Introducing a new Whittier support group for men of color. The BRUHS Initiative: Building Relationships that are Understanding, Healthy and Supportive Click here: BRUHS- 2020 dates   BRUHS is a healing space for men of color that is rooted in authentic, solution-, and growth-focused communication. The BRUHS is a group for men to discuss issues related to their physical and […]

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NEW MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS OFFER A SAFE SPACE, SUPPORT AMIDST COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND SYSTEMIC RACISM

  • October 8, 2020

Expanded staff and Saturday sessions offer help to “communities that are struggling”  Boston, MA (October 1, 2020): The COVID-19 pandemic and systemic racial inequality have created a one-two punch to the psyche of the region’s black communities, leading to grief, trauma, and a strain on their mental health. Now, the Whittier Street Health Center is […]

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Whittier Street Health Center Strengthens Its Capacity to Address Health Equity: Strengthening Its Social Services Leadership Team and Programs to Address Systemic Racism and the Social Determinants of Health

  • October 5, 2020

To proactively address issues of systemic racism which have been exacerbated by the current COVID-19 pandemic for historically marginalized and vulnerable populations, Whittier Street Health Center has expanded its Programs and Social Services Department to highlight the organization’s commitment to promoting wellness and eliminating health disparities and social inequities. The culturally diverse team and culturally sensitive and […]

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Frederica deeply admired the Congressman John Lewis, a key role model in Whittier’s fight for equitable access to healthcare.

  • July 22, 2020

The late Congressman John Lewis pictured with Whittier Street Health Center’s President & CEO, Frederica M. Williams Frederica deeply admired the Congressman John Lewis, and he is a key role model in Whittier’s fight for equitable access to healthcare, social justice and economic equity. “You are a light. You are the light. Never let anyone […]

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Jamaica Plain Native Honored with WSHC President’s Award

  • July 13, 2020

Jamaica Plain Native Honored with WSHC President’s Award Boston, MA | Patch | 3d Melissa Leaston, who knew at an early age she wanted to become a nurse but had to overcome difficult circumstances to do so, has won the 2020 Whittier Street Health Center President’s Award. The honor, the result of a peer nomination process and organization-wide […]

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Jamaica Plain Native Honored with WSHC President’s Award

  • July 13, 2020

Jamaica Plain Native Honored with WSHC President’s Award Whittier Street Health Center recognizes Melissa Leaston, a JP native who leads by example and who overcame long odds to become a nurse

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Honor for Jamaica Plain native Melissa Leaston who leads by example and who overcame long odds to become nurse

  • July 13, 2020

Neighbor News Whittier Street Health Center Announces 2020 President’s Award Honor for Jamaica Plain native Melissa Leaston who leads by example and who overcame long odds to become nurse By Amanda A., Neighbor Jul 10, 2020 9:45 am ET

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Brockton Resident Honored with WSHC 2020 President’s Award

  • July 13, 2020

Brockton Resident Honored with WSHC 2020 President’s Award Whittier Street Health Center recognizes Brockton resident Melissa Leaston who leads by example and who overcame long odds to become a nurse By Alicia M, Neighbor  

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WHITTIER STREET HEALTH CENTER PRESENTS MELISSA LEASTON WITH 2020 PRESIDENT’S AWARD

  • July 9, 2020

  Melissa Leaston, who knew at an early age she wanted to become a nurse but had to overcome difficult circumstances to do so, has won the 2020 Whittier Street Health Center President’s Award. The honor, the result of a peer nomination process and organization-wide vote, was presented to Leaston at the Health Center’s fiscal […]

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Free COVID-19 Testing in Roxbury

  • July 9, 2020

Whittier Street Health Center performs free covid-19 testing in the parking lot of the Central Boston Elder Services: BOSTON MA. JULY 8 Photos: Click here for online gallery    

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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).