Neponset Health Center


(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


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.


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.