Greater New Bedford Community Health Center

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Directions from Boston:

Take the I-93 South

Take the Route 24 South exit, exit number 4, on the left towards Brockton.

Merge onto Route 24 South.

Take the Route 140 South exit, exit number 12, towards Taunton/New Bedford.

Follow MA-140 South.

Take the I-195 East exit, exit number 2E, towards Cape Cod.

Merge onto I-195 East.

Take the RT-18 South exit, exit number 15, towards Downtown.

Merge onto MA-18 South.

Stay straight to go onto John F Kennedy Memorial Highway.

Turn right onto Elm Street.

Elm St. Garage is on the right.

GNBCHC'S Purchase Street entrance is one block up from garage.

The Greater New Bedford
Community Health Center

874 Purchase Street
New Bedford, MA 02740

Wareham Address:
135 Marion Road
Wareham, MA 02571

Main Phone: 508-992-6553
Dental Appointments Only: 508-984-7031
Women's Health: 508-342-4400
Wareham Facility: 508-742-3810

TTY: 508-994-2478

Fax: 508-997-2498
(for medical information)

Fax: 508-992-2023
(for all other information)


Adult Medicine
Monday - Friday 8:00am – 5:30pm

Urgent Care for Adults
and Children 12 and Up:

Monday - Friday 7:00am-7:00pm
Saturday 8:00am-4:30pm
Sunday 8:00am-2:00pm

24-hour, 7-day on-call service. After hours call 508-992-6553

Dental Care:
Monday 8:00am-7:00pm
Tuesday - Wednesday 8:00am-6:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm
Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
Saturday 8:00am-12:00pm

Woman's Health:
Monday - Thursday 8:00am-6:30pm
Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

Monday - Thursday 8:00am-6:00pm
Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday 9:00am-12:00 noon

Monday - Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

Infectious Diseases:
(Dr. Laurel Miller Center)
Monday - Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

WIC Program:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
Thursday 9:30am-6:00pm
First & Third Saturday 8:00am-12:00 noon

Caroline Street:
Tuesday - Thursday 8:30am-5:00pm
Friday 8:30am-2:00pm

Wareham Facility:
Monday - Friday 8:30am-5:00pm
Greater New Bedford Community Health CenterGreater New Bedford
Community Health Center
874 Purchase Street
New Bedford, MA 02740

Phone: 508-992-6553
Web Site:

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JCAHO Public Statement

Any individual who has concerns regarding patient care or safety at the Greater New Bedford Community Health Center is encouraged to contact our Patient Advocate, Ms. Iza Cales, at 508-992-6553 extension 145. If concerns in question cannot be resolved at this level, the individual is encouraged, by the organization, to contact the Joint Commission's Office of Quality Monitoring by calling 1-800-994-6610 or by e-mailing
Greater New Bedford Communtiy Health Center