Year in Review Community Healthcare network

Tree of Life Collaboration

Tree of Life is a collaborative effort between Community Healthcare Network, the First Presbyterian Church in Jamaica, and First Jamaica Community & Urban Development Corporation to provide vital community services to underserved residents throughout Jamaica, Queens. Through a co-located model, Tree of Life will offer residents 100 units of affordable housing, education and training services, and comprehensive medical, mental health, and dental care.

(l-r Harold Chapman, Tree of Life Project Administrator; Marlene Ford, CHN Regional Manager; Diana Catillo, Practice Administrator, Jamaica Health Center; Maria G. Lopez; Robert Hayes, CHN President and CEO)

Our Pediatric Patients

(a "HealthFest" attendee and CHN Nutrition Program Manager Laura Malik)

In 2017, CHN saw close to 29,000 pediatric patients for medical visits. This year, CHN also hosted Back to School "Healthfests" which focused on getting our littlest patients ready for the school year!


7th Annual Conference on Transgender Health

(Dr. Freddy Molano, CHN Vice President of LGBTQ Services and Infectious Diseases opens the 2017 Conference on Transgender Health)

This year’s 7th Annual conference on Transgender Health was hosted at The New School in Union Square. The conference's first day focused on issues that people of transgender experience face from social issues to legal and policy barriers. Panels discussed gender affirmation, insurance barriers and the Translatinx experience, as well as other topics. The second day was specifically for medical providers who received Continuing Education Credits for their participation.

Phoenix Health Center

(l-r Dr. Matthew Weissman, Chief Medical Officer and VP of Medical Affairs, Community Healthcare Network; Elizabeth Rose, Deputy Chancellor of the Division of Operations, NYC Board of Education; Mark House, Principal, Community Health Academy of the Heights; Robert Hayes, President and CEO, Community Healthcare Network; Lissa Southerland, Senior Regional Director, Community Healthcare Network; Senator Marisol Alcantara, New York State Senator, District 31; and Yvonne Stennet, Executive Director, CLOTH)

CHN celebrated the official opening of our newest School Based Health Center, named "Phoenix Health Center," with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Community Health Academy of the Heights School. By opening SBHC’s, we ensure that students have ongoing preventative care that is accessible.

2017 Teens PACT Conference

2017 Teens PACT Conference

Our Teens PACT program welcomed over 300 young people to its 13th Annual More than Just Sex Conference at St. Francis College in Brooklyn on Saturday, May 6th. This year’s conference offered teens professional, dance and self-defense workshops in addition to opportunities to learn more about sexual and reproductive health and self-esteem.

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