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Community Health Center Locations | Overview

Each Healthy in the City health center is a little different depending on their location, populations they serve, and staff expertise. Below are program highlights for each health center.

Boston Community Pediatrics

Bowdoin Street Health Center

  • onsite wellness center and studio space for activities such as tennis and yoga
  • Fit Kids and Fit Families programs engage kids and their families in fitness, hands-on cooking classes, and nutrition workshops, in six- and eight-week sessions

Brookside Community Health Center

  • offers Cooking Matters cooking classes for children and caretakers, and also started a new class just for teens

Charles River Community Health

  • located in Brighton and Waltham, CRCH provides participants with comprehensive welcome packets and offers Cooking Matters classes, group nutrition visits, referrals to Community Rowing Inc., and more

The Dimock Center

East Boston Neighborhood Health Center

  • offers after-school and summer fitness programs, cooking classes, grocery store field trips, and other community events
  • also engages parents who want to learn more about supporting their children’s healthier lifestyles through programming such as nutrition education seminars and a parent walking group

Boston Children’s at Martha Eliot Health Center

  • offers free Zumba classes and cooking classes
  • Anyone can visit the Martha Eliot Health Center every other Thursday for $2 bags of fresh fruits and vegetables provided by Fair Foods.

Mattapan Community Health Center

  • Healthy in the City participants at Mattapan Community Health Center have the option of participating in Saturday group sessions at the health center. The sessions include group physical fitness activities with an instructor. Children also have the opportunity to make fruit and veggie smoothies in the health center’s Nutrition Education Center.

South End Community Health Center

Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center

  • The Health Promotion Center offers cooking classes, karate, and Zumba to families.
  • Fair Foods and Fresh Truck work in collaboration with the health center to provide fresh fruits and vegetables to residents at the South Street housing development and Jamaica Plain community members.

Upham's Corner Health Center