Staten Island, New York –Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare) has announced that the Caribbean Women’s Health Association has officially become an affiliate of the organization and will be working in partnership with Community Health Action of Staten Island (CHASI), a member of HRHCare’s New York City Division – Brightpoint Health. Founded in 1982, the Caribbean Women’s Health Association offers programs that provide high-quality, comprehensive, culturally-appropriate health, immigration, and social support services to its diverse constituency.
“Our new affiliation with the Caribbean Women’s Health Association guarantees an even broader range of excellent, culturally competent health and social support services for the communities we serve,” said Anne Kauffman Nolon, HRHCare CEO. “We are very proud to welcome this outstanding organization into the HRHCare family.”
“We are pleased to partner with this premier community-based provider to expand the critical services we offer within our health center network to address the social determinants of health,” noted Diane Arneth, Executive Director, CHASI, and Chief, Community Services Officer, Brightpoint Health.
“To continue to meet the changing needs of the community, our work requires partnerships and collaboration, and I am honored that CWHA and HRHCare have joined forces to provide a comprehensive network of integrated services that will better serve our community’s needs,”said Cheryl Hall, Executive Director, Caribbean Women’s Health Association.
Programs offered by the Caribbean Women’s Health Association include women’s health initiatives, HIV/AIDS care and information, immigration services, S.N.A.P. benefits, Medicaid and health insurance counseling, and domestic violence assistance.
About Hudson River Health Care
Founded over 40 years ago as a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare) is one of the nation’s largest community health providers. The HRHCare network of 43 health centers throughout the Hudson Valley, New York City, and Long Island provides affordable, accessible care to over 225,000 patients annually. The network’s exceptional primary care practitioners, specialists, and support staff have made HRHCare a destination for convenient, high-quality care for all. In 2018, Brightpoint Health, an FQHC network with sites in all five boroughs of New York City, joined HRHCare.
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