Neighborhood and Civic Associations

Below you can find the meeting schedules and other information for neighborhood associations and other local groups. Associations are listed alphabetically. If you are a member of one of these associations and would like to update the information on this page, please email us or call 617-822-8733. An interactive map of each association's boundaries can be found here. We periodically update this page so please bear with us as we continue to add information!

 

A


Adams Village Business Association

Disbanded as of 2015.

Annapolis Street Neighborhood Eye Civic Association

Currently active: unknown

Representative: Gloria-Ann Viera

Email:Gloria-Ann.Vieira@va.gov

Phone number: unknown

Meeting schedule: last Thursday of each month at 7PM

Meeting location: 8 Annapolis Street (Meeting Hall)

Ashmont-Adams Neighborhood Association

Currently active: Yes

Representative: Pat O’Neill

Email: pattiashmont@gmail.com

Phone number: 617-265-5397

Meeting schedule: First Thursday of the month at 7PM

Meeting location: 7 Fredericka Street (Enter via Minot St. Parking Lot)

Ashmont Hill Association

Currently active: Yes

Representative: Vicki Rugo

Email: info@ashmonthill.org

Phone number: 617-822-8178

Meeting schedule: last Thursday of the month at 7:30 p.m (no meetings in July, August, November or December.)

Meeting location: varies

Ashmont Valley Neighborhood Association (formerly Fuller-Bailey Association) 

Currently active: Yes

Representative: Martin Owens

Email: doctormo@gmail.com

Phone number: 857-277-2117

Meeting schedule: 2nd Monday or Tuesday of the month at 6:30PM

Meeting location: Dorchester YMCA, Washington Street

 

B


Bowdoin Geneva Main Streets

Currently active: Yes

Office Location: 200 Bowdoin Street

Representative: Beto Rosa

Email: bowdoingenevamainstreets@gmail.com

Phone number: 617-436-9980

Meeting schedule:  Meets the third Monday of each month from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m

Meeting location: 200 Bowdoin Street

Bowdoin Geneva Residents Association

Currently active: Yes

Representative: Judy Meredith

Email: judy@realclout.org

Phone number: 6174130954

Meeting schedule: unknown

Meeting location: unknown

 

C


Cedar Grove Civic Association

Currently active: Yes

Representative: Sean Weir

Email: weirsean@comcast.net

Phone number: 617-825-1402

Meeting schedule: Second Tuesday of the month at 7PM

Meeting location: Fr. Lane Hall at St. Brendan's Church, 15 Rita Road.

Clam Point Civic Association

Currently active: Yes

Representative: Kathy Lynch

Email: lynchkathleen@comcast.net

Phone number: unknown

Meeting schedule: the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m

Meeting location: Work Inc. located at 25 Beach Street in Dorchester

Codman Square Neighborhood Council

Currently active: Yes

Office location: 14 Euclid St

Representative: Marie Theodat

Email: csncouncil@gmail.com

Phone number: 617-265-4189

Meeting schedule:  first Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m.

Meeting location:  Great Hall, 6 Norfolk St

Columbia-Savin Hill Civic Association

Currently active: Yes

Representative: Eileen Boyle

Email: president@columbiasavinhillcivic.org

Phone number: 617-894-9952

Meeting schedule: first Monday of each month at 7 p.m

Meeting location:  Little House, 275 East Cottage Street

Columbia Washington Street Association

Not meeting regularly. Contact Vassel Stewartson at 617-989-8668 if there are any community issues.

 

D


Dorchester Park Association

Currently active: Yes

Representative: Richard O'Mara

Email: richard@cedargrovegardens.com

Phone number: 617-825-8582

Meeting schedule: the third Wednesday of every month from March to October from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Meeting location: Carney Hospital

Dorchester Coalition for Safe Neighborhoods (formerly Dorchester Weed&Seed)

Currently active: Yes

Representative: Paul Malkemes

Email: paul@tbpm.org

Phone number: 617-929-0925

Meeting schedule: last Tuesday of the month from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m

Meeting location: varies by month

Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative

Currently active: Yes

Representative: Erika Leon (Office Manager/Receptionist)

                           Harry Smith (Director of Sustainable Economic Development)

Email: urbanvillage@dsni.org

Phone number: 617-442-9670

Meeting schedule: monthly board meetings, second Wednesday of every month from 6:30-8:30

Meeting location: 504 Dudley Street, Roxbury

 

E


Eastman Elder Neighborhood Association

Currently active: Yes

Representative: Joan Tighe

Email: joane234@aol.com

Phone number: 617-436-5754

Meeting schedule:  third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m

Meeting location: 636 Columbia Road (Upham's Corner Health Center, across from the fire station, NOT the main health center building)

Erie-Ellington Brinsley Partnership

Currently active: Unknown

Representative: Marilyn Forman

Email: marlyn@csndc.com

Phone number: 617-901-9658

Meeting schedule: 4th wednesday of the month, 6:15-7:30pm

Meeting location: 31 Erie Street in the community room.

 

F


Fields Corner Civic Association

Currently active: Yes

Representative: Ed Geary, Jr.

Email: fieldscornercivic@gmail.com

Phone number: (617) 265-5376

Meeting schedule: first Tue of each month at 7p.m

Meeting location: Saint Ambrose Church (basement), Adams Street

Fields Corner Main Street

Currently active: Yes

Representative: Randace Paul (Interim Executive Director)

Email: fcms@fieldscorner.org

Phone number: (617) 474-1432

Meeting schedule: unknown

Meeting location: 1444 Dorchester Avenue, second floor

Four Corners Main Street

Currently active: yes

Representative: Kevin Sibley

Email:director@fourcornersms.org

Phone number: (617) 697-1447

Meeting schedule:  Monthly business meetings last Tuesday of every month 7 - 8 p.m.

Meeting location: unknown

Franklin Field South Neighborhood Association

Currently active: unknown

Freeport-Adams Neighborhood Association

Currently active: Yes

Representative: Barry Mullen

Email: bjmullen97@aol.com

Phone number: 617-288-0818

Meeting schedule: second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m

Meeting location: varies

Friends of Geneva Cliffs

Currently active: Yes

Representative: Phillomin Laptiste

Email: plaptist@bidmc.harvard.edu

Phone number: (617) 754-0100

Meeting schedule: contact directly for meeting schedule

Meeting location: Bowdoin Street Health Center, 230 Bowdoin Street

Friends of Ronan Park

Currently active: Yes

Representative: Vanessa Muskie

Email: info@friendsofronanpark.org

Phone number: unknown

Meeting schedule: 2nd Thursday of each month, April through October

Meeting location: Bowdoin Street Health Center, 230 Bowdoin Street

 

G


Greater Bowdoin Geneva Neighborhood Association

Currently active: Yes

Representative: Davida Andelman

Email:dlandelman@comcast.net

Phone number: 617-283-7642

Meeting schedule:  fourth Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m

Meeting location: Bowdoin Street Health Center, 230 Bowdoin Street

Greater Chamberlain Neighborhood Association

Currently active: Yes

Representative: Bob Thornell

Email:rwthor@aol.com

Phone number: (617)436-0519

Meeting schedule: every other month on a Monday from 6:30 – 8:00

Meeting location: unknown

Greater Four Corners Action Coalition

Currently active: Yes

Representative: Marvin Martin

Email: GFCAC@hotmail.com

Phone number: (617) 436-0289

Meeting schedule: unknown

Meeting location: unknown

Greater Glenway Community Association

Not meeting regularly. For more information, contact Royal Sibley  at 617.282.4394.

Greater Hartford Street Neighborhood Association

Currently active: unknown

Representative: Gabriel Velasquez

Email: theironmangf@hotmail.com

Phone number: unknown

Meeting schedule: first Thurs. of every month, 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Meeting location: community room in Dudley Village

Groom/Humphreys Street Neighborhood Association

Currently active: unknown

Representative: Maria Perez

Email: unknown

Phone number: 617-265-8246

Meeting schedule:  third Wednesday of each month at 7PM

Meeting location: 65 E. Cottage Street

Grove Hall Safe Neighborhood Initiative (Part of Project RIGHT)

Currently active: Yes

Representative: Michael Kozu

Email: m_kozu@hotmail.com

Phone number: 617-541-5454, ext. 5.

Meeting schedule: 2nd Thursday of February, April, June, September and November, from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m

Meeting location: Grove Hall Community Center, 51 Geneva Avenue

 

H


H.A.N.S Neighborhood Association (formerly C-Circle Neighborhood Association)

       The Harvard Athelwol Norwell School (H.A.N.S) Association is currently in the process of planning their meetings. For any inquiries contact the Greater Four Corners Action Coalition at (617)436-0289.

Hancock Street Civic Association

Currently active: Yes

Representative: Bob Mickiewicz

Email: hancockcivic@gmail.com

Phone number: unknown

Meeting schedule: 3rd Thursday of every month at 6:30PM

Meeting location: Pilgrim Church, 540 Columbia Road

Harbor Point Community Task Force

Currently active: Yes

Representative: unknown

Email: unknown

Phone number:  (617)288-5701

Meeting schedule: first Monday of every month, time unknown

Meeting location:  1 South Point Drive

 

J


John W. McCormack Civic Association

Currently active: yes

Representative: unknown

Email: mccormackcivic@gmail.com

Phone number: unknown

Meeting schedule: third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m.

Meeting location:  72 Roseclair Street, Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta Parish Hall.

Jones Hill Association

Currently active: yes

Representative: Bridget Curd

Email: president@joneshill.com

Phone number: 617.265-4232

Meeting schedule: Meets the second Wednesday of each month 7:00 p.m.

Meeting location:  90 Cushing Ave.

 

K


King Street Neighborhood Watch

Currently active: unknown

Knights of Columbus Dorchester Council 107

Currently active: yes

Representative: unknown

Email: unknown

Phone number: (617)620-8514

Meeting schedule:  7 p.m., on the 2nd Wednesday of each month

Meeting location: St. Mark's Post on Bailey Street.

 

L


Latin Academy Neighborhood Association

Currently active: unknown

Lena Park Community Development Corporation

Currently active: unknown

Location/Territory covered: Lena Park

Representative: Jones Hill Civic Association, Kimberly Simmons

Email: president@joneshill.com

Phone number: (857)500-1149

Meeting schedule: unknown

Meeting location: 150 American Legion Highway

Lower Mills Civic Association (http://dorchesterlowermills.org/)

Currently active: yes

Location/Territory covered: Fuller St, Washington St, Wilmington Ave, Woodgate St, rest of Dorchester-Milton border

Representative: Mike Skillin

Email:skill143@verizon.net

Phone number: unknown

Meeting schedule: third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

Meeting location: St. Greg's Auditorium, 2223 Dorchester Avenue.

Lower Mills Merchant Association (http://lowermillsmerchants.com/)

Currently active: yes

Location/Territory covered: The business districts of Dorchester Lower Mills, Cedar Grove, Milton Village, and the Central Avenue district of Milton.

Representative: unknown

Email: info@lowermillsmerchants.com

Phone number: unknown

Meeting schedule: last wednesday of the month at 6pm

Meeting location: varies

 

M


Mattapan Food and Fitness Coalition

Currently active: yes

Representative: Theresa Jordan

Email: info@mattapanfoodandfitness.org,

Phone number: 617 696-2900

Meeting schedule: second Tuesday of every month at 7:00 PM

Meeting location: Mildred Ave Community Center

Mattapan Square Main Streets

Currently active: yes

Representative: Tina Petigny

Email:Info@MattapanSquareMainStreets.org

Phone number: (617) 833-8840

Meeting schedule: unknown

Meeting location: Mildred Ave. Community Center, 5 Mildred Ave.

Meetinghouse Hill

Currently active: yes

Representative: Megan Sonderegger

Email:megan.sonderegger@gmail.com

Phone number: unknown

Meeting schedule: 3rd Wednesday at 7PM

Meeting location: 10 parish street dorchester (first parish church)

Melville Park Association

Currently active: yes

Representative: Peter Sasso

Email:petersasso20@gmail.com

Phone number: N/A

Meeting schedule: Meets on fourth Mondays except July and August) at 6:30 p.m.

Meeting location:  Epiphany School

Mount Bowdoin Betterment Association

Currently active: Yes

Representative: Iris Du Pont

Email: [idupont@verizon.net]

Phone number: 857-205-4951

Meeting schedule: 3rd Saturday, 10:30 am of each month

Meeting location: 15A Bowdoin Ave

 

N


Nonquit Street Neighborhood Association
        This association is not meeting regularly. Call 617-436-3182 or email rcc113@hotmail.com for more information.

Norwell New College Streets Association

Currently active: unknown

 

P


Partners of Dr. Loesch Family Park (formerly Partners of Wainwright Park)

Currently active: Yes

Representative: Bill Loesch

Email: bill.loesch1@gmail.com

Phone number: N/A

Meeting schedule: varies

Meeting location: 85 Brent street or in Loesch Park

Peabody Slope Neighborhood Association

Currently active: Yes

Representative: Errol Lincoln Uys

Email:peabodyslopeneighborhood@gmail.com,

Phone number: 617.533.8123

Meeting schedule: every first Monday of the month at 7PM

Meeting location:  varies

Pope’s Hill Neighborhood Association

Currently active: Yes

Representative: Phil J. Carver

Email:mail@popeshill.com

Phone number: 617-282-4342

Meeting schedule: fourth Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m

Meeting location: Richard J Murphy School, 7 Worrell Street

Port Norfolk Neighborhood Association

Currently active: Yes

Representative: John Lyons

Email:jjljdcpa@aol.com

Phone number: 617.592.2186

Meeting schedule: third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.

Meeting location: Port Norfolk Yacht Club, 179 Walnut St

Project RIGHT (Grove Hall Monthly Meeting)

Currently active: Yes

Representative: Michael Kozu

Email:m_kozu@hotmail.com

Phone number:  617-541-5454, ext. 5.

Meeting schedule: 1st Tuesday of every month, from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m

Meeting location: Grove Hall Community Center on Geneva Avenue

 

R


Residents of Trinity Square

Currently active: unknown

R.O.C Neighborhood Watch

Currently active: yes

Representative: Trena Matos-Ambroise

Email: redefiningourcommunity@gmail.com

Phone number: 617-593-7887

Meeting schedule: Third Thursday of the month, 6pm

Meeting location: True Vine Church 40 Norfolk Street

Ridgewood Street Neighborhood Association

Currently active: unknown

 

S


Saint Mark’s Area Main Streets

Currently active: yes

Representative: Meaghan Overton

Email:office@smams.org

Phone number:  (617)825-3846

Meeting schedule: third Thursday of each month, time unknown

Meeting location: 1914 Dorchester Ave

Saint Mark’s Area Civic Association

Currently active: yes

Representative: Doug Hurley

Email: smacadot@msn.com or mdouglasshurley@yahoo.com

Phone number:  unknown

Meeting schedule:  last Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m

Meeting location: St. Marks Church, 1725 Dorchester Avenue.

 

T


Talbot Norfolk Triangle (TNT) Neighbors United

Currently active: yes

Representative: Paul Malkemes

Email:tntneighbors@tbpm.org

Phone number: 617-929-0925

Meeting schedule: fourth Tuesday of each month from 6:45-8:30PM (except decermber)

Meeting location: Boston Project Ministries, 15 Elmhurst Street.

Thetford/Evans Park Association

No longer meets.

Torrey Street Neighborhood Association

No longer meets.

 

U


United Neighborhood Association (UNA)

Currently active:

Location/Territory covered:

Representative: Jamaal Leek

Email:Jamaal.Leek@Arbella.com

Phone number:  617-282-4955

Meeting schedule: Meets every Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Meeting location: unknown

Uphams Corner Main Street

Currently active: yes

Representative: Valeska Daley

Email: director@uphamscorner.org

Phone number: (617) 265-0363

Meeting schedule: visit website

Meeting location: 545 Columbia Rd

Uphams Corner West Side Neighborhood Association

Currently active: unknown

Representative: Bob Haas

Email: rhaas@dsni.org

Phone number: unknown

Meeting schedule: second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m

Meeting location:  Uphams Corner Health Center, 415 Columbia Road

 

V


Vietnamese-American Civic Association

Currently active: yes

Representative: unknown

Email: myhoang_11@yahoo.com

Phone number: 617-288-7344

Meeting schedule: unknown

Meeting location: 1452 Dorchester Avenue, third floor

 

W


Washington Heights Tenants Association

Currently active: unknown

Representative: unknown

Email:unknown

Phone number:  617-445-8731

Meeting schedule: unknown

Meeting location: 69 Ruthven St., Dorchester, MA, 02121