About South Boston Community Health Center
The South Boston Community Health Center is a full-service health care facility that has been serving the South Boston community since 1972.
With a staff of over 150, the Health Center provides over 70,000 service visits a year to almost half of South Boston’s population. We currently provide these services from a two building, modern facility in the heart of the neighborhood and a satellite site in South Boston's emerging Seaport district.
The South Boston Community Health Center is a private, 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, governed by a community-based board of directors. The mission of the Health Center is to provide health care to the entire community while ensuring care to those most in need. Our governing principle is "all who seek care are welcome here."
Our services include Adult Medicine, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Behavioral Health, Dental, Eye, Radiology, Mammography, Pharmacy and specialty services that include Podiatry, Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Cardiology, Pulmonology, OB/GYN and Sports Medicine.
The Health Center is associated with the best hospitals in the world, with Boston Medical Center being our primary affiliation. We are also affiliated with Partners HealthCare (Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital) and Tufts Medical Center.
Mission & Values
Our mission is to provide accessible, high-quality care to all patients, regardless of status and ability to pay.
The South Boston Community Health Center seeks to meet the health care needs of our community by delivering consistently high-quality care - with a special emphasis on Primary and Preventive care. We seek to be a leader within the community on health issues, both listening and teaching with respect, compassion and clinical expertise and will always be particularly mindful of the most vulnerable population.
South Boston Community Health Center is recognized by NCQA as a Patient-Centered Medical Home. The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home standards emphasize the use of systematic, patient-centered, coordinated care that supports access, communication and patient involvement. In addition, we are recognized by NCQA as a Patient-Centered Medical Home with Distinction in Behavioral Health. Primary care practices that earn NCQA's Distinction in Behavioral Health Integration have put the right resources, evidence-based protocols, standardized tools and quality measures in place to support the broad needs of patients with behavioral health conditions.