Community Health Programs

Public Housing Primary Care

WSHC in collaboration with the BHA and a consortium of other partners have developed a program to improve the health and well being of residents in public housing and the larger community. Social Health Care Coordinators work with on site Tenant Tasks forces to provide screenings, referrals and primary care to address social and environmental factors contributing chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension and depression.

Fax Number: (617) 858-2666

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).