Our Mission of Caring


Louis Brady, President/CEO

Family Health Center of Worcester is a full-service health center open to all residents of Worcester and surrounding areas.  We are a Joint Commission accredited, FTCA deemed, Federally Qualified Health Center whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of all residents in the Greater Worcester area, especially culturally diverse populations, by providing access to affordable, high quality, integrated, comprehensive, and respectful primary health care and social services, regardless of patients’ ability to pay.


Family Health Center offers family medicine, maternal child health, behavioral health, vision services, dentistry, nursing, a Walk In Center for urgent and primary care same-day visits, a low-cost pharmacy, lab, radiology, school-based health centers, refugee / immigrant health services, teen health clinic, ADHD clinic, INS clinic, an optical shop, flu vaccine clinics, health education and promotion, HIV counseling and testing, and public health programs for the early detection and prevention of disease. In addition to its main site at 26 Queen Street in Worcester, Family Health Center provides care at Family Health Center - Southbridge and seven school health centers in Worcester. Family Health Center administers the Women Infant Children (WIC) nutrition program at four sites in the Greater Worcester area.

We offer patient support and enabling services to help our patients fully access care, including health benefits advising and health insurance and food stamps enrollment assistance, medical interpretation in over 55 languages, care coordination for patients with chronic illness, patient advocacy and navigation services, homeless families case management services, Ryan White HIV/AIDS Early Intervention Services, a 24/7 telephone nursing line, financial assistance for prescription drugs, exercise and wellness programs, and community health education. Browse our website or stop by Family Health Center to learn more about our services or enroll as a patient.

 


     

 

Family Health Center of Worcester is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), deemed by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to be a federal employee for purposes of medical malpractice claims and, as such, qualified for protection under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA).  This health center receives U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (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.