Wellness Connection


The Greater New Bedford Community Health Center Wellness Center is dedicated to helping patients live an active and healthy lifestyle. Our highly trained and qualified staff offers education and support on:
•Weight loss
•Diabetic Self-Management
•Childhood obesity
•Pediatric Asthma

Nutrition & Weight Management Program

Nutrition & Weight Management Program

Losing weight and maintaining a healthy lifestype is a difficult task to take on. There are often factors in ones life that makes it even more challenging. Our Wellness staff is aware of how difficult it can be and are dedicated to making it easier for you.

The Wellness Connection offers one-on-one counseling, education, and support groups on a variety of nutrition issues with a Registered Dietician who is also a Certified Diabetes Educator. This is essential for anyone with cardiovascular disease, Diabetes, hypertension, and weight-loss goals.

Diabetes Program

Greater New Bedford Community Health Center offers patients a personalized Diabetes care plan that fits their lifestyle. Our Certified Diabetes Educators, dieticians, and nurses will help you address such common concerns with Diabetes.
•Counting carbohydrates to better control your blood sugars
•Low fat meals and recipes
•Food intake
•How to use a glucometer
•Foot care


Appointments can be scheduled by calling the office at the Wellness Connection at 508-992-6553.

For assistance after normal business hours call our 24/7 on-call service to reach an on-call provider at (508) 992-6553. For emergencies please call 911!

Wellness Provider:

  • Janet Vecchione, RD, CDE