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Fields Corner Community Development Corporation

Phone: 

(617) 282-4290

Mission: 

The Fields Corner Community Development Corporation is dedicated to facilitating the availability of housing and promoting economic development in order to enhance the environment for a healthy residential life in the Dorchester area.

Location

Fields Corner Community Development Corporation
1 Arcadia St
Dorchester, MA 02122
United States
Key Partners: 

Fields Corner Main Street

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Quincy Geneva Housing Corporation

Phone: 

(617) 442-5711

Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

Monday - Friday
9:00a.m-5:00p.m.

Mission: 

Quincy Geneva Housing Corporation is a non-profit organization serving residents with the greatest need in the Grove Hall Area through the development of social, economic and housing opportunities. Specifically, our mission entails:

-Providing affordable rental homes through renovation and new construction
-Preserving the supply and quality of affordable rental housing
-Encouraging and assisting local commercial development
-Developing economic and employment opportunities
-Supporting residents with social and family service programs
-Improving residents quality of life and ensuring public safety

Location

Quincy Geneva Housing Corporation
320 Blue Hill Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02121
United States
Key Programs Offered: 

Real Estate and Commercial Property Development: Responsible for assembling proposals for property development and for overseeing financing and construction of these developments.
Resident Services Department: Coordinates existing services for children, youth and families and develops new services to meet the needs of residents living in QGHC properties and the in the target area.
Workforce Development Department: Creation of job opportunities, skill development and training.
Foreclosure: Counseling, prevention, counseling, recycling, rehabbing, property management.
Administration and Fiscal Support: After a major reorganization and restructuring, QGHC currently operates with a small staff. The staff consists of the Executive Director, an Executive Assistant, secretary, three resident services workers and volunteers who work on special projects. A financial team including bookkeepers and auditors manages a financial reporting system and submits on schedule all filings and financial reports. QGHC provides technical and financial assistance to a variety of local organizations including the Garrison Trotter Neighborhood Association, Grove Hall Board of Trade, Grove Hall Main Streets, and Friends of the Franklin Park Zoo

Also (or Previously) Known As...: 

New Vision Community Development Corporation

Project Care & Concern

Phone: 

617-288-2372

Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

Thrift Store: Monday to Friday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

 22 Beechwood Street, Dorchester, MA  02121 (first floor of senior housing behind ABCD building)

Mission: 

To build nurturing communities in Dorchester where children are cherished, families are supported and elderly are respected. To provide a network of family supports. The Thrift Shop offers, for reasonable prices: new and used clothing and household items.

Location

1st Fl of senior housing behind ABCD
22 Beechwood St
Dorchester, MA 02121
United States

Mt. Calvary Holy Church

Phone: 

617-474-9871

Email: 

pastorperry@thekingdomchurch.com

Mission: 

To help people because their potential best to serve God, their city and to make disciples of all men, everywhere.

Location

Mt. Calvary Holy Church
234 Norfolk St.
Dorchester, MA 02124
United States
Created: 
11/29/2010

Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center

Phone: 

(617) 825-3400

Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

Monday - 8:30am to 8.00pm
Tuesday - 8:30am to 8.00pm
Wednesday - 8:30am to 8.00pm
Thursday - 8:30am to 8.00pm
Friday - 9:30am to 8.00pm
Saturday - 9:00am to 3.00pm

Mission: 

-Serve as a primary health care provider without regard to race, sex, color, political philosophy, or religious belief or ability to pay.

-Participate, so far as circumstances may warrant, in any activity designed and execute to promote the general health of families and children of the North Dorchester, Mattapan, and Roxbury communities of Boston in particular, and the City of Boston in general.

-Serve as a primary source in all health education activities relating to rendering care to the sick and injured, or to the promotion of physical and mental health.

-Provide assistance to the community in the development implementation and analysis of health services and policies.

-Initiate and participate in health related research which promotes the well being of the communities served..

It is also HSNHC’s philosophy that quality health care should be made available, accessible, and acceptable to all people, and rendered in a dignified manner as a right rather than a privilege.

Location

Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center
632 Blue Hill Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02121
United States

Neponset Health Center

Phone: 

(617) 282-3200

Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

Monday to Friday 8:30 AM—9:00PM
Saturday 9:00 AM—3:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM— 3:00PM
Holidays 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Mission: 

Neponset Health Center (NHC) provides preventive and chronic medical and behavioral health care to residents in Dorchester and the surrounding communities. All NHC physicians and nurse practitioners are Board Certified or Board Eligible in their specialty.

Location

Neponset Health Center
398 Neponset Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02122
United States
How to get involved/application guidelines and procedures: 

To schedule a medical appointment, please call (617) 282-3200 / TTY: (617) 282-4303.
To schedule an appointment with a behavioral health provider or a substance abuse counselor, please call (617) 282-3200 ext.220 / TTY: (617) 282-4303.

Key Programs Offered: 

Neponset Health Center's Food Pantry:
Every Tuesday from 9 am-11 am the Neponset Health Center Food Pantry is open! New clients only need to bring a valid from of identification and proof of state assistance (DTA, Housing, MassHealth). The Food Pantry is located in the health center on the first floor near the back parking lot. For further information call 617-282-3200

Insurances Accepted:
We accept Mass Health, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Neighborhood Health Plan, Boston Medical Center Health Net, Network Health, Health Safety Net (Free Care) and Self Pay.

Louis D. Brown Peace Institute

Phone: 

(617) 825-1917

Fax: 

(617) 265-2278

Mission: 

The mission of the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute is clear; to create and support an environment where families can live in Peace and Unity.

Our Goals and Objectives are threefold:

  • Schools: To develop programs and activities that teach and instill the values of peace and enrich the lives of young people.
  • Families: To assist and empower survivors of homicide victims with tools that not only rebuild their lives but also their communities; through Education, Collaboration, and Policy Advocacy.
  • Community: To inform and educate the public about the causes and the consequences of violence on the individual, the family and the community, while transforming the community into an environment where young people are valued by adults and by their peers the for their peacemaking efforts.

Location

1452 Dorchester Ave. 2nd Floor
Dorchester, MA 02122
United States
Key Partners: 

Check back later for list of community partners

How to get involved/application guidelines and procedures: 

Check back later

Key Programs Offered: 

Check back later for list of programs.

Community Meeting Space Available: 

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Created: 
11/30/2010

Fathers And Mothers Infants eLders and Youth (FAMILY, Inc.)

Phone: 

(617) 822-1234

Mission: 

FAMILY, Inc. is a non-profit organization that serves as an organizing system, a tool for catalyzing societal change. We work with partners to create secure and nurturing environments of mutual support in which all children and families can thrive.

FAMILY, Inc. creates partnerships with individuals and institutions to connect educational, health care, economic, and other systems that collaboratively can create healthy, safe, sustainable communities throughout the world.

Location

Codman Square Health Center
637 Washington St.
02124
United States

Clam Point Civic Association

Website: 
Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

Meets 2nd Mondays, 6:30PM, at WORK Inc., 25 Beach Street. On-street parking is available at the front door.

Location

Boynton/Bay Cove Building
105 Victory Road
Dorchester, MA 02122
United States

University of Massachusetts Boston (UMass Boston)

Phone: 

(617) 287-5000

Website: 
Mission: 

The University of Massachusetts Boston, one of five campuses of the University of Massachusetts, is nationally recognized as a model of excellence for urban universities. A comprehensive, doctoral-granting campus, we provide challenging teaching, distinguished research, and extensive service which particularly respond to the academic and economic needs of the state's urban areas and their diverse populations.

The University of Massachusetts Boston strives to:

- Sustain a faculty dedicated to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching
- Provide innovative and programs that can respond in a timely manner to societal issues and problems
- Meet the needs of both traditional and nontraditional students
- Continue to promote diversity among students, faculty, and staff
- Conduct educational, scholarly, and service activities that contribute to meeting the needs of a diverse society
- Nurture both pure and applied research to advance knowledge and to create a better society for all
- Devote research and public service activities to the cultural, social, and economic development of Great Boston and the global community
- Dedicate itself to understanding and improving the environment and the well being of citizens of this region

Location

UMass Boston
100 Morrissey Blvd
Boston, MA 02125
United States
How to get involved/application guidelines and procedures: 

Student interested in taking courses or enrolling can Apply Here

Applications can also be mailed to:
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02125-3393
Fax: (617) 287-5999

Created: 
10/14/2010
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