Community Health Programs

Screening Services for Developmental Disabilities

Whittier’s Pediatric department in collaboration with the Boston Children’s Hospital provides screening services for developmental disabilities. Whittier Rainbow Clinic serves children diagnosed as “Special Needs.” The care provided in the clinic is multi-disciplinary with the patient’s PCP (primary care provider), case manager and Behavioral health provider working collaboratively to provide compassionate patient centered care.

For more information, please contact (617) 989-3139 or (617) 989-3112

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).