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Congressman John Larson

Representing the 1st District of Connecticut

Connecticut Congressional Delegation Applauds $2 Million for 16 Health Centers Across Connecticut

August 15, 2018
Press Release

(Hartford, CT)—Today, during National Health Center week, the Connecticut Congressional Delegation applauded $2,387,361 in Quality Improvement grants from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to 16 community health centers across Connecticut.

The Quality Improvement grant award program is funded through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and is used to improve the quality, efficiency, and the effectiveness of community health centers.

“This impactful investment will help improve 16 of Connecticut’s health centers-- strengthening our community health center network and giving more patients access to the top notch care they deserve,” said the delegation. “Community health centers are a lifeline in our communities—providing accessible, high-quality care to all patients regardless of their ability to pay. In Connecticut, we’re lucky to have a network of health centers that deliver affordable, exceptional comprehensive care. We will continue to support federal programs that improve the health and wellness of Connecticut’s residents”

A funding breakdown can be found below. A full breakdown, including the specific awards and funding allocations for each community health center, can be found here.

  • CHARTER OAK HEALTH CENTER, INC: $100,946
  • COMMUNITY HEALTH AND WELLNESS CENTER OF GREATER TORRINGTON: $67,308
  • COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, INC: $528,908
  • COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES, INC: $158,516
  • CONNECTICUT INSTITUTE FOR COMMUNITIES, INC: $111,472
  • CORNELL SCOTT HILL HEALTH CORPORATION: $143,308
  • FAIR HAVEN COMMUNITY HEALTH CLINIC: $192,750
  • FAMILY CENTERS, INC: $72,315
  • FIRST CHOICE HEALTH CENTERS, INC: $141,790
  • GENERATIONS FAMILY HEALTH CENTER, INC: $130,050
  • NORWALK COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, INC: $77, 862
  • OPTIMUS HEALTH CARE, INC: $132, 277
  • SOUTHWEST COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER: $95,114
  • STAYWELL HEALTH CARE, INC: $108,860
  • UNITED COMMUNITY AND FAMILY SERVICES, INC: $71,782
  • WHEELER CLINIC, INC: $150,603

For this round of funding, HHS will be awarding $125 million in Quality Improvement grant awards to 1,352 community health centers across the country.  

 

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