Our Mission

Our mission is to provide comprehensive and culturally sensitive women's health services to refugee, asylum seeking, and recent immigrant communities in the Greater Boston area.

Our Patients

Our patients come from over 20 different countries. Our providers speak Spanish, French, and Haitian Creole.

Interpreter services, both in person and phone, are available to patients in over 30 languages.

Our Services

  • Pregnancy and postpartum care
  • Annual check-ups
  • Gynecologic care
  • Contraception counseling
  • Surgical consultation
  • Medical affidavit writing for patients seeking asylum
  • Consultation regarding Female Genital Cutting

Financial Concerns

No one is turned away because of lack of funds. We welcome people who may need support with health insurance and addressing transportation, food, and housing needs.

Contact Us

Specialty Clinics

Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights

The Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights (BCRHHR) is a key program of the BMC Immigrant & Refugee Health Center (IRHC), a cross-departmental Center at BMC that provides one central place through which BMC's immigrant and refugee patients can get connected with the physical, mental and social services they need to heal and thrive.

Adult Primary Care

Adult patients in BMC's General Adult Primary Care department have a Medical Home where they become part of a primary care team which provides a new, expanded type of care.

Obstetrics and Gynecology

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Boston Medical Center is a leader in women’s health. Caretakers contribute to the long-term health and well-being of the women served by consistently providing the highest quality medical care to each and every patient.

Our Team

Anissa E Dickerson, CNM, MSN, MPH

Certified Nurse Midwife

Special Interests

Immigrant and refugee health, family planning including abortion care, contraception and care during early pregnancy loss 

Ingrid St. Hill
Care Coordinator

Ingrid manages scheduling and referral for clinic visits as well as visits dedicated to providing a medical affidavit.

Patient Resources

Refugee Resource Map

A free, online service where users can search for locations that offer free, community information including language classes, health clinics, employment training, and legal services.