Newark Community Health Centers, Inc.
Our Mission is to provide affordable, quality health care.
HISTORY OF NEWARK COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS, INC.
The Newark Community Health Centers, Inc. (NCHC) has served as a health care resource for the prevention and amelioration of health disparities in Essex County, New Jersey since October 2, 1986. NCHC is one of the largest providers of comprehensive primary care services for the uninsured and medically underserved populations in the country's most densely populated cities.
Over the past 30 years, Newark Community Health Centers, Inc. has grown and has added additional services, increasing the number of medical specialist to compliment the care for our growing population. NCHC has expanded its reach through Newark, East Orange, Orange, Irvington and the surrounding neighborhood cities. These cities possess a highly concentrated population of residents of African American and Latino decent, with a growing number immigrating from South And Central America as well as the Caribbean and Africa.
Today, NCHC serves more than 35,000 patients of all ages annually. The total care program provides adult and family medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, dentistry, optometry, podiatry and an Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist. Additional services include social work support services, HIV Testing & Counseling, Nutritional Counseling and Outreach services.