Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center 72 Union Ave, Framingham, MA01702 A satellite of the Great Brook Valley Health Center, the Framingham Community Health Center opened its second Framingham…More center on Union Street in 2006 to provide additional dental, mental health, prenatal and postnatal care and primary care services to the Framingham community. The staff at the center collectively speak English, Spanish, and Portuguese, and the cheerful waiting room has toys and books for toddlers, posters commemorating the community health movement and a community bulletin board. The center is conveniently located in downtown Framingham.
The Framingham Board of Health is a three-member board appointed by the Board of Selectmen. It's located in the…More Memorial Building (also known as Framingham Town Hall). The board meets regularly. Its responsibilities include licenses, permits and inspections of restaurants, retail food stores, food events, milk and cream permits, tanning booths and beds, massages therapists and businesses, public swimming pools, tattoo establishments and more.
The board provides some health screenings through its clinic and medically-trained staff. It also holds various clinics at public locations throughout the year, such as flu shot clinics.
Framingham Town Hall: Memorial Building 150 Concord St, Framingham, MA01702 Framingham Town Hall is known as the Memorial Building. It houses town offices, including those of the town manager,…More town clerk, tax collector, assessors, Board of Health, Planning Board, chief financial officer and more. Inside the Memorial Building is also Nevins Hall. The staircase outside plays host to the town's annual holiday celebration, including a Christmas tree and Santa Claus. The main foyer of the Memorial Building is dedicated to Framingham veterans.
The Framingham Council on Aging provides a variety of educational, social, recreational and health…More services and activities for the senior citizens of Framingham and their families. These services include outreach, information, seminars, classes and clinics.
The Framingham Council on Aging is an 11-member board. Five members are appointed by selectmen and six members are appointed by the Council on Aging. The council advocates for the elderly population in the town.
The Callahan Center also houses the Heritage Gallery. It's open Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10am to 2:15pm. The gallery sells an eclectic selection of consigned or donated items.
Located in the Meadows office building on Route 9 west, the MetroWest Health Foundation provides more…More than $5 million in grants and financial support to 25 communities, including Framingham.
The foundation, run by a 12-member Board of Trustees, supports community-based and community-driven programs. There are also two special grant boards. In additional to grants, the foundation supports research and works to address regional health issues like healthy aging and childhood obesity.