Dorchester House

Seniors' Luncheon on Community Health and Safety April 17

Dorchester House Multi-Service Center will be hosting the first ever Seniors' Luncheon, which will include an informative discussion about community safety and health. Speakers will include a representative from Police Station Area C-11, as well as a Dot House provider. The event, taking place from 11:00a.m. to 12:30p.m., is free, and lunch will be served! It will take place in the multi-purpose room of Dorchester House. Dorchester House is located at 1353 Dorchester Avenue. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Mary Truong at 617.740.2419 or by email at mary.truong [at]

Dorchester House Children's Holiday Party Dec. 10

Dorchester House will be holding their 19th Annual Children's Holiday Party on Saturday, December 10th from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. The party is due to be a fun time, and is free for all children ages 1 - 10 years old! There will be Holiday Craft Tables, Face Painting, Games, Holiday Treats, and last but not least, Santa and his Elves! This event is for pre-registered only, you must register to visit Santa & receive a gift. A ticket is required for each child, and the number of children who receive gifts is limited to 600. Sign up on Tuesday, Nov. 22nd from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. and from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Dorchester House is located at 1353 Dorchester Avenue, contact by calling 617.288.3230

Haunted Health Center Canned Food Drive Oct. 27

Dr. Dorchester will be taking over the GNA teen center on Thursday, October 27th, 2011. He has a sweet tooth for fun and frights, and will be hosting the Haunted Health Center Canned Food Drive! The event will be from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and admission is one canned good. Of course, you can bring more if you want! Baked goods and other canned food items will be on sale for donation as well. If you would like more information, you can contact Jason by email or phone at 617.740.2580 or Cheryl by email or phone at 617.740.2231. We really hope you can drop by! Attached is a flyer so that you can help spread the word.

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Water Babies Family Swim Sign-Ups

For children 18 months - 3 years, Fields Corner Children Thrive will be offering Water Babies Family Swim Saturdays. Water Babies teaches water safety and basic water safety skills to children. Water Babies uses songs and games to introduce skills to toddlers. Parents help their children, and instructors are there to coach parents. The sessions will be held at the Dorchester House Multi-Service Center Pool, and will run from October 15th through December 17th, and meet for half hours at 1:15 p.m. The cost is $10 for 10 weeks - that's only a dollar a week! Sign-up by October 8th, this is a special rate to introduce the program to the pool. To sign up call or email Tom at 617.474.1464. More information is attached below!

Parent to Parent




Parent to Parent (P2P) is a partnership between Tufts Medical Center and program sites in the Dorchester and Chinatown neighborhoods of Boston and Quincy. The primary goal of P2P is to reduce infant mortality and morbidity by improving access to health care for pregnant women and their children. P2P redefines prenatal care to include social services, education and advocacy. Maternal and child health outreach workers are trained to provide access to social supports and medical services for pregnant women, mothers and their young children.


800 Washington Street, Box 116
Boston, MA 02111
United States
Key Partners: 

Boston Asian Youth Essential Service (Y.E.S.)
199 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02111
P2P Contact: Marie Mook, Phone: 617-482-4243 Email:

Dorchester House Multi-Service Center
1353 Dorchester Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02124
P2P Contact: Bach Yen Tran, Phone: 617-288-3230, Email:

Codman Square Health Center
637 Washington Street
Dorchester, MA 02124

Neponset Health Center
398 Neponset Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02122
P2P Contact: Jenny Nguyen, Phone: 617-282-3200, Email:

Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center
632 Blue Hill Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02121
P2P Contact: Janie Gibbs, Phone: 617-822-7122, Email:

Geiger-Gibson Health Center
250 Mount Vernon Street
Dorchester, MA 02125
P2P Contact: Luisa Maldonado, Phone: 617-288-1140, Email:

Uphams Corner Health Center
500 Columbia Road
Dorchester, MA 02125
P2P Contact: Hong-Hoa Nguyen, Phone: 617-287-8000

Manet Community Health Center
110 West Squantum Street
North Quincy, MA 02121
P2P Contact: Xuan Du, Phone: 617-376-3030, Email:

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