The Manchester Community Health Center (MCHC) is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) federally qualified health center offering high-quality, comprehensive, and family-oriented primary health care and support services since 1993. Founded in 1980 and part of MCHC since 2014, Child Health Services (CHS) at MCHC is the pediatric practice of Manchester Community Health Center, dedicated to improving the health and well-being of at-risk children. Through all its programs, MCHC serves over 16,000 active patients at four locations in Manchester, including the West Side Neighborhood Health Center.
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To improve the health and well-being of our patients and the communities we serve by leading the effort to eliminate health disparities by providing exceptional primary and preventive healthcare and support services which are accessible to all.
MCHC will become the provider of choice for comprehensive primary health care by achieving the triple aim of better health outcomes, better patient care, and lower costs through using innovative care models and strong community partnerships. MCHC will meet our mission by using evidence-based care that is patient-centered, engages families, removes barriers, and promotes well-being and healthy lifestyles through patient empowerment and education.
We will promote wellness, provide exceptional care, and offer outstanding services so that our patients achieve and maintain their best possible health. We will do this through fostering an environment of respect, integrity and caring for all stakeholders in our organization.
This health center receives HHS funding and has Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.
Primary care, preventive care, outreach and enabling services at MCHC and Child Health Services at MCHC are supported in part by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under the Health Center Cluster grant number H80CS00571. As of March 2018, this grant provides $3,167,764 in funding to the health center, approximately 15% of total revenue.