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Partnerships

Partnerships

At Codman Square Health Center, we strongly believe in building partnerships for creating positive change; together we can achieve what one alone cannot.  We work with our affiliates to strengthen the community of Dorchester at multiple levels and angles, so among our affiliates you can find everyone from community health providers to grassroots initiatives.

Learn more about our major partnerships:

Learn more about our partners and affiliates:

Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD)
ABCD provides low-income residents in the Greater Boston region with the tools and resources needed to transition from poverty to stability and from stability to success.

Bay Cove Human Services
Provides services to improve the quality of the lives of individuals and their families who face the life-long challenges of developmental disabilities, aging, mental illness and drug and alcohol addiction.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation

The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA) Foundation seeks to expand access to health care for low-income and vulnerable residents of Massachusetts.

 

Breath of Life Dorchester (BOLD) Teens
The BOLD Teens are commited to protecting and enhancing the health, safety, and environment of our community through education, service and advocacy.

Boston Basics
The Boston Basics are five fun, simple, and powerful ways that every family can give every child a great start in life.

Boston Collaborative for Food & Fitness
The Boston Collaborative for Food and Fitness is comprised of over 52 organizations. It is dedicated to creating vibrant communities that support access to locally grown, healthy, affordable food and safe places for physical activity and play–for everyone!

Boston HealthNet
Boston HealthNet is a unique partnership including Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine and 15 community health centers. It is an integrated service delivery network serving most of Boston’s neighborhoods and Quincy.

Boston Landmarks Orchestra
The Boston Landmarks Orchestra presents exceptional orchestral music performances in significant architectural, historical, and geographical settings throughout the Boston area, always free to the public.

Boston Medical Center
Emphasizing community-based care, Boston Medical Center provides a full spectrum of pediatric and adult care services from primary to family medicine advanced specialty care.

Boston Public Health Commission
The Boston Public Health Commission, the country’s oldest health department, is an independent public agency providing a wide range of health services and programs. It is governed by a seven-member board of health appointed by the Mayor of Bosto​n​.

Center for Community Health, Education and Research Services (CCHERS)
CCHERS is a community/academic partnership comprised of Boston Medical Center, the Boston Public Health Commission, Boston University School of Medicine, Northeastern University Bouvé College of Health Sciences and an established network of fifteen community health centers (FQHC) serving the racially and ethnically diverse populations of Boston.

Centering Healthcare Institute, Inc.
The mission of Centering Healthcare Institute, Inc (CHI) is to change the paradigm of health services to a group care model in order to improve the overall health outcomes of mothers, babies, new families and all individuals across the life cycle.

Codman Academy Charter Public School
Codman Academy’s mission is to prepare students for full participation in the intellectual, economic and civic life of society by ensuring their full preparation for and access to further education, by developing the skills and vision to undertake a rewarding career and the motivation and character needed to engage deeply and productively in community life.

Codman Square Health Council
The Codman Square Health Council is a coalition of organizations who aim to improve the health of the Dorchester community and its members through various initiatives, such as the Codman Square FAMILY Farmers Market.

Codman Square Neighborhood Council
The Codman Square Neighborhood Council is an all-volunteer, grassroots group of community residents and partners seeking to improve living and working in Codman Square.

Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation (CSNDC)
CSNDC works to create housing and commercial spaces that are safe, sustainable, and affordable, promotes financial and economic stability for residents, and provides opportunities to empower residents.

Daily Table

Daily Table is a not-for-profit retail store that offers our community a variety of tasty, convenient and affordable foods.

 

Dorchester Community Food Co-op
The Dorchester Community Food Co-op is an initiative to build a community & worker-owned cooperative market that provides economic opportunity and healthy affordable food.

DotHouse Health
DotHouse’s mission is: to be an essential resource for our community in its efforts to achieve the highest levels of health, well-being and quality of life for its residents; to provide affordable, accessible and exceptional health care and other essential services in an environment that respects our consumers, staff and diverse community; and to be a leading force for change in the health, economic and social well-being of our community.

Dorchester YMCA
The Dorchester YMCA was founded in 1919 and today is one of the community’s leading social service providers.

Dorchester Youth Collaborative
The mission at Dorchester Youth Collaborative is to engage these teens in relationships and projects that promote the health and safety of the community and the psycho-social development of the youth.

The Kraft Center for Community Health
The Kraft Center for Community Health works to expand access to high quality health care for low-income and vulnerable populations by building a strong workforce of physicians and nurses dedicated to community health.

Massachusetts Department of Public Health
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health works to prevent illness, injury, and premature death, to assure access to high quality public health and health care services, and to promote wellness and health equity for all people in the Commonwealth.

MyDorchester
MyDorchester is a partnership with Social Capital Inc. with the goal of strengthening our community by connecting individuals and organizations through civic engagement initiatives such as volunteering.

 

Partners Healthcare
Partners is an integrated health care system that offers patients a continuum of coordinated high-quality care.

Poder Latino

Poder Latino es un colectivo de vecinos de Codman Square y Dorchester que reconoce la importancia de estar informado para salir adelante.

 

Reach Out and Read
Reach Out and Read prepares America’s youngest children to succeed in school by partnering with doctors to prescribe books and encourage families to read together.

TechBoston Academy
Home to our School-Based Health Center, TechBoston Academy is a pilot school for grades 6-12 that offers a college preparatory curriculum where technology is the bridge that connects the student to their learning experience.

Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
WIC is a nutrition program that provides nutrition and health education, healthy food, breastfeeding support and other services free of charge to Massachusetts families who qualify.