HCHC Has Again Received Grant Through the American Cancer Society From the National Football League Foundation

Hilltown Community Health Center Events, News

We’re hosting Ladies’ Night-Out in the Hilltowns to educate why regular screening and early detection are crucial to successful treatment of breast cancer. Please join us at the Chester Common Table Restaurant, 30 Main Street in Chester on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 from 5-8pm for food, music and fun. HCHC has again received a grant through the American Cancer Society …

Hilltown Social Services a Designated Site for Federal Fuel Assistance Applications

Hilltown Community Health Center News

Recertification applications for federal fuel assistance for residents of Hampshire and Hampden Counties have been arriving in mailboxes for several weeks. For people who heat with electricity and/or have heat included in rent, the recertification applications will be out later in the fall. The recertification application, with the information provided last year by the recipient, should be reviewed in detail …

Gateway School Based Health Center And Gator Grins Dental Outreach Are Open for the School Year

Hilltown Community Health Center News

Huntington, MA – Hilltown Community Health Centers’ School Based programs – Gator Grins and Gateway School Based Health Center (SBHC) – are in full swing! Gateway Regional School Based Programs, operated by Hilltown Community Health Centers, Inc. have started seeing students for the 2016/2017 school year, and both offices are now conveniently located in Gateway Regional High School. This will …

Free Diabetes Prevention Program Offered at Health Center

Hilltown Community Health Center News

Huntington, MA, September 1, 2016 – An estimated 86 million people in the United States are at risk for developing diabetes and according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 89 percent have no idea they are at risk. Hilltown Community Health Center (HCHC) is offering a free program to help support you to reduce your risk. As part …

United Way of Hampshire County to Kick off 2nd Annual Diaper Drive; Health Center is Collection Site

Hilltown Community Health Center News

Northampton, Mass., July 11, 2016 – United Way of Hampshire County is once again teaming up with area non-profits to help wipe out diaper need in Hampshire County by holding a month-long diaper drive from July 16 through August 13.  United Way is partnering with Amherst Survival Center, Easthampton Community Center, Hilltown Community Health Centers, It Takes a Village, Northampton …

Scholarship Winners Announced

Hilltown Community Health Center News

Hilltown Community Health Centers’ (HCHC) Annual meeting was held on June 1st. A tradition each year is to announce the Peg Broderick Scholarship recipient. The Peg Broderick Scholarship was set up by Peg’s family after her battle with breast cancer in 1989 and is given to a Hilltown student pursuing a career in the medical field. Peg was a nurse …

Hilltown Community Health Centers Awarded Customers’ Choice Community Grant From Florence Bank

Hilltown Community Health Center News

WORTHINGTON, MA – Hilltown Community Health Centers was a proud recipient of Florence Bank’s 2015 Customers’ Choice Community Grant Program. In a ceremony on March 9, Eliza Lake, Executive Director was presented with a check for $798.00 by Monica Curhan of Florence Bank. HCHC was one of fifty-seven non-profit organizations that received enough votes from bank customers to be given …

The History of Community Health Centers

Hilltown Community Health Center News

Read the Daily Hampshire Gazette’s article about the history of community health centers and the great work being done at HCHC.

HCHC Awarded $1.25 Million For Expanded Services And New Site

Hilltown Community Health Center News

WORTHINGTON, MA –Hilltown Community Health Center (HCHC) was been awarded $1.25 million this week by the federal Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for the expansion of services in its existing sites and the development of a new health center site in Amherst. With these funds, HCHC will be able to expand its dental program, increase the capacity of its ...