Boston – MassDevelopment has provided an $11 million New Markets Tax Credit allocation to Dimock Support Corporation, an affiliate of the Dimock Center.
The Dr. Lucy Sewall Center for Acute Treatment Services will use the proceeds to add 12 beds to the Center for Acute Treatment, allowing it to serve 1,000 more clients annually.
The center will also reconfigure inpatient rooms, restrooms, and offices; build out its basement for outpatient services; and install new flooring, ceilings, plumbing, electrical, fire alarm, and other mechanical systems.
The Dimock Center, a nonprofit health and human services organization in Roxbury, was founded in 1862 as the New England Hospital for Women and Children.
It was the first hospital in New England and the second nationwide opened and operated by and for women.