Codman Square Resource Guide

Our goal is to inspire and help you find resources in the Codman Square area, to improve health outcomes and quality of life.

Neighborhood

Boston 311

Download the app, tweet at @BOS311 or call 617-635-4500. 

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Civic Associations in Dorchester

Neighborhood associations and local events

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Dorchester Neighborhood News

Events, resources, and volunteering in Dorchester

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Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Services

Hosting abutter's meetings, licensing, help navigating city services, free tool rentals for clean-up. Call 617-635-3485.

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Codman Square Neighborhood Council

Every 1st Wednesday 7PM at The Great Hall

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Greater Four Corners Action Coalition

GFCAC employs every available resource to stabilize and enhance the livability of Four Corners. Call them at 617-436-0289.

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Transportation

Dot Bike

DotBike is a group of bicycle riders who live, work and play in Dorchester. They organize rides and events.

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Bowdoin Bikes

14 Southern Avenue (around the corner from the CSNDC office)

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Ashmont Cycle

551A Talbot Avenue (next to Ashmont Grill)

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MBTA Fairmount Line

Direct service to Downtown, South Bay and Hyde Park from Codman Square and Four Corners

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Economic Development

Small Business Help

Email Charlie Vlahakis (charles@csndc.com).

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Small Business Breakfast

3rd Wednesday of Month at 587 Washington.

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Four Corners Main Streets

4 Corners Main Streets provides small business supports and helps entrepreneurs and merchants with city services. Email director@4cornersms.org for more info.

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STRIVE

Job readiness programs. Call 617-825-1800.

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Housing

Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation

Inquire about housing at 702 Washington St. Call 617-825-8888.

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Greater Boston Legal Services

Get help with eviction prevention, homelessness, finding affordable housing and more. Call 617-371-1234.

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City Life/ Vida Urbana

A housing advocacy group that helps renters and homeowners avoid eviction.

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Health

Codman Square Farmer's Market

Codman Commons (In front of Second Church), Saturdays 10 am to 3 pm, June – October.

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Dorchester Winter's Farmer's Market

Great Hall (6 Norfolk Street), Saturdays 10 am to 1 pm, January –  March. 

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Daily Table

Low cost healthy meals and groceries, 450 Washington St (corner of Washington & Park St).

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Codman Square Health Center

Nutrition classes and health. Call 617-825-9660.

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YMCA

Fitness classes and gym. Homework help for students. 776 Washington St.

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Healthworks Community Fitness

Women and children’s fitness classes. 450 Washington St (corner of Washington & Park St).

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Seniors

Kit Clark Senior Services

Senior day services, transportation, and food. 645 Washington or 1500 Dorchester, call 617-825-5000.

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Senior Coffee Hour

East Boston Savings Bank,
305 Talbot Ave., Tuesday 10:00-12:30 pm.

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Youth

Boys and Girls Club

The Boys and Girls Club offers education help, leadership and character development as well as sports recreation.

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YMCA

The Dorchester YMCA offers a variety of youth and teen programs for school holidays and afterschool.

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BCYF Perkins

The BCYF Perkins Center offers a wide variety of programming for youth, teens, and adults including an indoor pool and track and field.

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ABCD Dorchester

ABCD offers youth job readiness training, leadership programs, and internship placement programs for youth as young as 13.

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STRIVE Forward

STRIVE Forward is a job-readiness program to recruit and enroll proven-risk young adults, ages 16 to 24. This program allows young adults the opportunity to receive life-changing workforce development training.

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