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Dimock Community Health Center

Boston, MA 02119
Metro Area
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH

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The Dimock Center is an important community institution serving Boston's inner-city neighborhoods of Roxbury, Dorchester, Mattapan, Jamaica Plain and Roslindale. Located on nine historic acres in the heart of the Egleston Square section of Roxbury, Dimock provides vital health and human services to thousands of individuals and families each year. Dimock is an important community asset to the entire City of Boston, and considered a national model of integrated comprehensive health and human services.

At Dimock, we believe every life is precious. We commit to enhance the quality of life of each individual we serve, of the people we employ, and the communities in which we live by providing accessible, comprehensive, innovative, culturally competent health and human services.

We commit to treat every client, patient, consumer, and fellow employee with dignity and respect. We embrace and promote the multicultural and multi-disciplinary character of our staff and communities. We dedicate ourselves to creatively and effectively meet the comprehensive needs of individuals, families and our community. We strive to earn and affirm our position of leadership in our communities and in the nation. We insist on excellence, integrity, and accountability in all we do.

Community Details

Boston, MA

Boston is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Massachusetts and has an estimated population of 626,000. It is one of the oldest cities in the United States. The history of the city includes the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party, the Battle of Bunker Hill and the Siege of Boston.

The area's many colleges and universities make Boston an international center of higher education and medicine, and is an intellectual, technological, and political center.

Boston Common is the oldest public park in the United States. Along with the adjacent Boston Public Garden, it is part of the Emerald Necklace, a string of parks designed to encircle the city. The Emerald Necklace includes Jamaica Pond, Boston's largest body of freshwater, and Franklin Park, the city's largest park and home of the Franklin Park Zoo.

Another major park is the Esplanade, located along the banks of the Charles River. The Hatch Shell, an outdoor concert venue, is located adjacent to the Charles River Esplanade. Other parks are scattered throughout the city, with the major parks and beaches located near Castle Island.