The Dimock Center

Filed Under: Physical and Mental Health
55 Dimock Street
Roxbury, ma 02119
Phone: 617-442-8800

The Dimock Center provides the residents of Boston with convenient access to high quality, low cost health care and human services.

Health Center: Here, patients have a team of doctors, medical personnel and staff working in coordination to help them become and remain healthy and strong. Doctors and nurses, nurse practitioners and case managers, eye care specialists and dentists – their highly qualified experts all work together to ensure that patients and families have the resources they need, from birth through life. Healthcare services include: adult medicine, community care, dental, eye care, OB/GYN, pediatric services, patient info, and pharmacy. Hours vary by service.

Behavioral Health: Acute Treatment Services (ATS), Residential Services, Outpatient Services, Emergency Shelter

Child and Family Services:

A sequence of classes are offered that start at the most basic level and prepare students for successful transition to post-high school education or training. In addition to classes, the program provides employment counseling, professional development, introduction to computers, and case management. Each student enrolled in classes will receive an academic assessment which is used to develop the student’s Individual Learning Plan (ILP).

Other programs include:

  • Early Head Start – center-based and home-based services to expectant families and children birth to 3 years
  • Head Start – center-based services for children ages 3-5 years
  • School Readiness – center-based child care for children ages 4 months to 5 years
  • Early Intervention – services for children birth to 3 years with disabilities and/or developmental delays

Anyone interested should call 617-442-8800 x1219, for an intake appointment.


Service hours

For Adult Education: Class Times M - F: 9:30am - 1:30pm, classes are given in 13-week cycles

Other Locations

Educational Facility:
1800 Columbus Avenue, Roxbury

Requirements & Restrictions

For Adult Education: Applicants must be at least 18 years old.

Waiting time

While every effort is made to provide current and accurate information for the agency descriptions and hours of operation, it is recommended to call the agency to verify the information before visiting.

Last updated November 24, 2020


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