Community-based health care, making a difference. The East Boston Neighborhood Health Center has been a vital part of the community for 50 years. From the beginning, our services and development have been defined by the needs of East Boston and the communities we serve. Overview We are the largest community health center in Massachusetts, a leading health care provider in our service area, and among the largest community health centers in the country. History In the late 1960s, an East Boston community group decided to address a critical need for health care. Leadership Dedicated and extraordinary leaders launched the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, building it into a vibrant success. Meet two of our pioneers. Board of Directors Our health center is governed by a board of directors, 100% of whom are area residents — and most of whom receive their health care here, too. Why EBNHC? Feedback from our patients. Health Center Heroes Meet two important contributors to EBNHC progress and success. Art at EBNHC Enjoy unique and culturally diverse works of art when you visit the health center. Nursing at EBNHC EBNHC nurses are frontline essential workers found across all areas of the health center.