Our Mission

Improve the health and well-being of diverse populations in Mattapan and surrounding communities by providing exceptional comprehensive integrated health services.

Hours of Operation

Mon - Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday

Call the Health Center for more information at 617.296.0061

Building Healthier Communities Since 1972

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Opening times

Opening times

Mon thru Thurs - 8.00 AM - 5.00 PM, Fri 8.30 AM to 5.00 PM, Closed on Weekends

Behavioral Health Team

Due to challenges created by the COVID-19 environment we are only accepting health center patients for behavioral health services.

Taffidy Berrouette, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Taffidy Berrouette, LICSW, is also Director of Behavioral Health Services and specializes in adolescents and young adults.

Christopher Shanahan, MD, MPH, General Internist, Substance Abuse

Christopher Shanahan, MD, MPH is a practicing primary care physician with board certification in both Internal and Addiction Medicine.

Aimee Williams, MD, Family Medicine, Behavioral Health

Aimee Williams, MD is a practicing family medicine and behavioral health physician. She is also affiliated with Boston Medical Center.

Shalisha Crouch, PMHNP-BC, APRN, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Shalisha Crouch, PMHNP-BC, APRN, MSN, BSN, BA -- Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. She has 20 years of diverse mental health experience.

Sarah Lennox, LICSW, Substance Abuse Counselor

Sarah Lennox, LICSW is a Substance Abuse Counselor specializes in Substance Abuse Counseling.

Amanda Reyome, LMHC, Trauma Recovery Mental Health Counseling

Amanda Reyome, LMHC, specializes in Trauma Recovery Mental Health Counseling. She trained at Boston College.

Vanessa Thiesfeld, HIV Coordinator and Community Health Educator

Vanessa Thiesfeld is the HIV Coordinator and Community Health Educator. She speaks intermediate Haitian-creole.

Esly Paz is our BH Care Navigator, Behavioral Health Services

Esly Paz is our BH Care Navigator. She is fluent in English and Spanish and has a background working in a medical setting.

Jessica Matthews, LCSW, is a Behavioral Health Integrated Clinician

Jessica Matthews, LCSW, is a Behavioral Health Integrated Clinician, specializing in clinical mental health. She holds an MSW from Boston College.

Denise Reynoso, LCSW, Behavioral Health Integrated Clinician

Denise Reynoso, LCSW, is a Behavioral Health Integrated Clinician, specializing in children and families. She as 15 years in the Social Work field.

To Be Filled

This position will be for a BSN, RN, who ill be an OBAT Nurse Case Manager who is focused on the opioid crisis and populations that are most at risk.