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Expanding opportunities in America’s cities

Whittier Street Health Center Committee Inc.

Roxbury, Mass.



As a primary provider of clinical and social services for 14,000 clients, the health center has led a partnership of agencies, academics, and community organizations in developing the “Building Vibrant Communities” project. This three-year funding supports the project’s work to address high rates of hypertension and depression among residents in Boston public-housing developments. The effort is part of our Safety Net Enhancement Initiative.