Bowdoin Street Health Center

Family Fun Day @ the Market | July 12

Come to the Bowdoin Geneva Farmers Market (230 Bowdoin Street, Boston MA) from 3:00pm to 6:30pm for lots of fun activities including special guests Vegetable Circus who’ll be teaching various circus arts (along with healthy eating) at the market! Other events include juggling lessons, games/prizes, and facepainting. This is a great event for family, friends, colleagues, and neighbors.

Food in the 'Hood Meeting Jan. 18

Are you interested in buying healthy food in your own neighborhood? Do you want to find out more about the Healthy Corner Store Initiative, the Bowdoin Geneva Farmers' Market, and more? Join Food in the Hood for their next meeting, January 18 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Bowdoin Street Health Center.The Bowdoin Street Health Center is located at 230 Bowdoin Street in Dorchester. The meeting will include homemade pumpkin bread and fresh churned butter from the Senior Healthy Champions! For more information, please call 617.754.0026 or email Maura Beaufait.

Bowdoin-Geneva Community Day, Aug. 13

Violence Intervention PreventionBowdoin-Geneva Community Day will be held on Saturday, August 13, 2011 at the Reverand Allen Park in Dorchester across St. Peter’s Church from 12 to 4 p.m. (rain date, August 14, 2011). The community day features ample entertainment, free food (hamburger, hot dogs, popcorn, cotton candy, ice cream) and fun. Boston Police K-9 dogs will be present, as will a fire truck, face painters and more. There will also be resources there for the community. This event is open to the whole Dorchester Community, for all ages, young and old. This event is being put on by Bowdoin/Geneva Violence Intervention Program, along with St. Peter’s Teen Center and St. Peter’s Parish. With questions, contact Susan Young by emailing

Healthy Summer Kickoff, Jul. 7

Bowdoin Street Health CenterOn Thursday July 7, 2011 from 3 to 6 p.m. the Bowdoin Street Health Center at 230 Bowdoin Street in Dorchester will launch the 2011 Bowdoin Geneva Farmer’s Market. The kickoff event will include free samples, games, music, face painting, and prizes! Join us for an afternoon of fun, family and food! Fresh vegetables, fruits and baked breads are available from local farms and bakeries, including Land’s Sake, City Harvest and Ward’s Berry Farm.

The Farmer's Market events will run every Thursday from 3 to 6 p.m. in the Bowdoin Street Health Center Parking Lot, starting July 7 and ending October 27. Cash, EBT, WIC and Senior Coupons are accepted and you save 50% when you use your EBT card at the market!

For more information: 617-754-0026,

Bowdoin Street Health Center


(617) 754-0100

Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

Monday-Thursday: 9am-7pm
Friday: 9:30am-5pm
Saturday: 9am-1pm


The Health Center is a member of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston., which is world-renowned for excellence in patient care, research, teaching and community service. A Havard-teaching hospital, the medical center offers medical expertise in cardiology, cancer care, women's health, diabetes/vascular surgery, obstetrics, transplantation and AIDS. If you need specialized care, testing or hospitalization, our clinical staff can refer you or your family members to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center or Children's Hospital. Reports on tests and specialized care are sent to our providers so they can manage all your care needs.


Bowdoin Street Health Center
230 Bowdoin Street
Dorchester, MA 02122
United States
Key Partners: 

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Childrens Hospital Boston, Kit Clark Senior Center, Boston Public Health Commission, Dorchester Cares, Teen Empowerment Alternatives for Community & Environment, Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corporation, Greater Four Corners Action Coalition

How to get involved/application guidelines and procedures: 

Referrals, community organizing through Community Health Program, involvement in community events.

Key Programs Offered: 

Besides its clinical services, Bowdoin Street Health Center has a number of community-outreach, mentoring, volunteer programs: check out the HealthyIs Media Gallery or the Health Corps Program for High School Students as fine examples.

Community Meeting Space Available: 


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