Our Mission:  The Boston Self Help Center Inc. is a 501(c) 3 non-profit run by and for people with disabilities and chronic illnesses providing and advocating for adaptive sports, recreation and other resources for individuals with disabilities.

Betty Commerford 5k Memorial Run, Roll, Walk
Saturday April 8, 2023 @ 10:00am
Artesani Park in Brighton, Massachusetts, 1255 Soldiers Field Road, 02135

Mark your calendars and join us for the annual Betty Commerford 5k Memorial Run, Roll, Walk on April 8, 2023 at Artesani Park in Brighton, Massachusetts, 1255 Soldiers Field Road, 02135. Organized by the Boston Self Help Center, this event is not only a fun and active way to support a great cause, but also a celebration of the life and legacy of Betty Commerford, a lifelong Mission Hill advocate and longtime supporter of adaptive sports and recreation.

Whether you’re a runner, a walker, or a wheelchair participant, all are welcome to participate. Sign up now and invite your friends and family to join in on the fun.

See you at the start line! Register here:

Artesani Park in Brighton, Massachusetts, 1255 Soldiers Field Road, 02135

The Boston Brakers win at the New England FC Tournament (February 18, 2023)!

The only active Volt Hockey team in America inspires disabled community to try the sport. SEE FULL ARTICLE by Sarah Olender

Strike Force Chair

** EXCITING NEWS! ** The Boston Self Help Center has purchased a Strike Force Chair which is available to the Boston Brakers team and guests. Have you never tried one? You will have the opportunity to try it out and you will be amazed!

The Strike Force from Power Soccer Shop is the first wheelchair designed specifically for power soccer! Designed with a low center of gravity and wide wheelbase, the Strike Force is able to move with more agility and spin kick with more power than any other power wheelchair in the world! Equipped with top-notch components and built on a durable steel frame, this chair is ready for the rigors of elite competition. The Strike Force is the only choice for serious power soccer athletes. Each chair is tailor-made with a wide variety of options to perfectly fit each athlete.


P&G R-Net LCD Joystick – with color display
P&G 120 amp Controller
T-84 Motor with Brake
MK Gel Batteries
Square Corner Foot Guard
Fan cooling system for controller
Aluminum front caster wheels
Rear anti-tip caster wheels with pin lock system
Aluminum drive wheels & tires
Soft Back seat
Seat belt

Boston Self Help Center President Jim Wice received the Marie Feltin Award through the Boston Center for Independent Living:

[3 min  video]

Dr. Muller, a Nobel Prize laureate, is impressed with Ralph’s active life despite Muscular Dystrophy:

[6 min  video]

Mission Hill health Movement - click for more info...

Mission Hill Health Movement – click image above for more info…