Center for Community Health, Education & Research (CCHER)
Dorchester, MA 02124
What is the Center for Community Health, Education & Research?
The Center for Community Health, Education & Research (CCHER) is a non-profit community-based organization established in 1990.
CCHER's mission is to increase access to different types of services for Haitian HIV consunmers by providing commprehensive case management, affordable housinmg, home-delivered meals and support services to low income families; to improve the well being of HIV consumers through psychosocial counseling methods; to reduce other potential causes of disease to Dorchester residents by implementing community and culturally-based interventions aimed at behavior change through continuing health education; and lastly, to test and analyze interventions and services in relation to their outcomes and impact on the community.
Our Objectives are:
1) Strive for a comprehensive relationship between community, health, service, education and research, and to address the public health and social needs of individuals