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Upham's Corner Health Center through support from the BPHC is working with community residents to address:

  • support civic engagement in the VIP Communities
  • facilitate participation of youth in OST and employment opportunities.
  • reduce physical disorder that contributes to crime
  • implement community responses to violence
  • provide healthy living referrals and services to all VIP neighborhoods.

Focusing on a designated area in the Upham's Corner, the VIP is looking for residents who want to be actively involved in the improvement of their community, street by street, block by block.

Monthly Coalition Meetings: 
5 Streets Improvement Meetings -  1st  Thursday of every month at the Upham's Corner Health Center located at 415 Columbia Rd., Dorchester, Ma

Hancock St. Crime Watch   --     3rd Thursdays of every month at the Bird Street Community Center located at 500 Columbia Rd., Dorchester, Ma 

Safe Neighborhood Initiative --  4th Tuesday of every month City School Dorchester
Monthly Events / Activities

​August​Back to School Free Back Packs, Tutor, after school resources
​October​Pumpkin Patch Halloween Party
​December​Globe Santa Toy Drive / Winter Clothing drive
​February​Hope Line / ABCD Summer Employment outreach registration
March​​Job Readiness / Mock Interviews
​April​Boston Shine
​May​Summer Camps Resource Fair

Upham's​ Corner Health Center​ is located at 415 Columbia Rd. Dorchester Mass 02125. 

Upham’s Corner VIP Coordinator: 
Jose Cardoso,, 617-287-8349

This page was last updated January 2020

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