Greater New Bedford Community Health Center

874 Purchase St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
Phone: (508) 992-6553

About this Location

The Greater New Bedford Community Health Center provides services to the population such as medical, dental and ancillary health services.

Specialties and Services


  • Benefits Counseling
  • Dental Services
  • Eye Health
  • Geriatric Health
  • HIV / AIDS / STI Services
  • Laboratory Services
  • Medical Social Work
  • Pediatric Medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Podiatry
  • Prenatal Services
  • Primary Care
  • Radiology Services
  • Translation Services
  • Urgent Care
  • Women Infants and Children (WIC) Program
  • Women's Health

Service Settings

  • Outpatient Treatment
  • Self Help, Peer Support, Community Support Groups


  • Community Resources and Supportive Services

Evidence-Based Treatments and Special Programs

Wellness Connection
Nutrition and Weight Management
Diabetes Program
Tobacco Cessation
Healthy Weight Initiative (HWI)

Women, Infants & Children (WIC)
Program Hours: Monday - Wednesday & Friday    8 am to 5 pm
                           Thursday                                      9:30 am to 6 pm
                            Saturday                                      8 am to noon
Women's Health
Maternal Child Health Program                           


  • Portuguese
  • Spanish


  • Assistance Locating Alternative Transportation Options
  • Public Transportation Accessible

Referral and Intake Process

Referral Process

  • Anyone can refer for services
  • Call main number for more information or to schedule an appointment

Urgent Care Hours (same day appointments and walk-in services)

Monday - Friday     7 am to 7 pm
Saturday                8 am to 4:30 pm
Sunday                  8 am to 2 pm

24/7 on-call services, after hours call 508-992-6553  

Dental Appointments: 508-984-7031

Women's Health:  508-342-4400

Intake Process

Varies according to services and programs

Eligibility and Insurance


Eligible Gender:
Other Elgibility Criteria:
Adolescent Services
  • Teens ages 13 to 17 years
Urgent Care
  • Minor medical conditions, non-life threatening
Women's Health
  • Women 17 years and older
Women, Infants & Children (WIC)
  • Live in Massachusetts
  • Pregnant, postpartum, or breastfeeding women and children under 5 years
  • Have a nutritional need
  • Meet income guidelines


  • Cash/Self-Pay
  • MassHealth/Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Private Health Insurance