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Generations Family Health Center, Inc.

Member of the Council badgeGenerations Family Health Center receives Health Care to the Homeless (HCH) funding agency wide. In addition, each site uses various resources to provide quality healthcare to homeless individuals. Some examples of the type of resources utilized are as follows: local hospitals’ mobile van, university medical students, emergency shelters, soup kitchens, and faith-based organizations. Educational activities, flu vaccine clinics and blood pressure screenings are some of the ways we are able to provide the much needed quality health care to the homeless population. The success of Generations programs are contingent upon the team approach with various social services agencies. Our mission involves commitment to provide quality, compassionate and professional health care that is affordable, easily accessible and without discrimination to all members of the communities we serve.

Services

24 hour emergency on-call, Asthma treatment, Behavioral/Mental Health Care Services, Blood Pressure Monitoring, Cancer Screening, Case Management/Social Services, Chronic Bronchitis/Emphysema, Contraceptives (issued w/counseling), Dental/oral Care, Diabetes Testing/Care, Documenting Disability Services, Family Planning, Flu Vaccinations, Health/Nutritional Education, HIV/AIDS screening/education, Immunizations, Medication Prescribing, Mental Health Counseling, Mobile Medical Services, OB/GYN, Outreach, Pain Clinic, Pediatrics, Physical Exams, Primary Health Care, Referrals for Specialty Care, Sexual Abuse Support Services, Shelter outreach, SOAR services, Specialty Care, STD Testing, Street Outreach, TB screening/education, Tobacco cessation, Urgent Care, Well Child Check-ups.

Linkages

Generations has linkages with Reliance House, Southeastern Mental Health Authority, Windham Regional Community Council, United Services, Perception Programs, Access Agency, and Thompson Ecumenical Empowerment Group. Linkages with hospitals, shelters, food banks, and soup kitchens are enhanced by Continuum of Care Teams in Norwich, Willimantic, and Danielson. Social Service agencies and State DSS offices provide entitlement assistance.

Statistics

Estimated homeless population: 2,153

Patients served: 8,032

Subcontractors

Daniel’s Pharmacy

42 Reynolds Street Danielson, CT 06239

Phone:

(860) 774-3214

Medical Pharmacy

213 Main Street Willimantic, CT 06226

Phone:

(860) 423-1661

Utley and Jones Pharmacy

260 Route 12 Preston, CT 06365

Contact:

Sue Harris

Phone:

(860) 886-2631

Southeast Area Transit (SEAT)

112 Lafayette Street Norwich, CT 06360

Phone:

(860) 887-2538

W.W. Backus Hospital

330 Washington Street Norwich, CT 06360

Contact:

Linda Bravard

Phone:

(860) 889-8331

General Info

Director

Mr. Arvind Shaw, CEO

HCH Coordinator

Hilary A. Norcia, MPH

Medical Director

Dr. Morton Glasser, MD

UDS Number

010220

Contact Info

Phone Number

(860) 450-7471

Fax Number

(860) 450-7458

Email

ashaw@genhealth.org

Website

http://www.genhealth.org

Address

Physical Address

40 Mansfield Avenue
Willimantic, CT 06226-2018

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U30CS09746, a National Training and Technical Assistance Cooperative Agreement for $1,625,741, with 0% match from nongovernmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the authors and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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