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Community Health Centers

Community health centers are located within each county. These centers provide a medical home for people in almost all income levels. The health centers see insured, under-insured and uninsured patients. Most centers bill their patients on a sliding fee scale, based on the household income.

Statewide

Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
1600 Rockland Road
Wilmington, DE 19803
(888) 533-3543
http://www.nemours.org/content/nemours/www/about/location.html

Provides primary care services to children.

New Castle County: Philadelphia Pike, St. Francis, Jessup Street, Penn Mart, Peoples Plaza and Rockland Road

Kent County: Dover and Milford

Sussex County: Georgetown and Seaford

An additional site located in Wilmington serves senior citizens.



New Castle County

Claymont Family Health Services
3301 Green Street
Claymont, DE  19703
(302) 798-9755
http://www.claymontcenter.org  (programs)

Volunteer physicians provide primary health care, general exams, blood pressure screenings, minor illness treatment, women's health services, dermatology, adult/child immunizations and referrals to specialists or clinics for individuals and families with little or no health insurance.

Henrietta Johnson Medical Center
601 New Castle Avenue
Wilmington, DE  19801
(302) 655-6187
http://www.hjmc.org/

Henrietta Johnson Medical Center provides comprehensive family health services from prenatal and adolescent care to adult and geriatric medicine. HJMC offers healthcare convenience for the entire family all in one place. Our professional staff physicians, dentists, nurse practitioners and registered nurses work as a team to address the health needs of our patients. Services include:

  • Family Medicine
  • Women’s Health
  • Dental
  • Podiatry
  • On-site laboratory testing
  • Referrals to specialists
  • Physicians on call 24-hours
  • Financial Counseling
  • Medicaid Enrollment Assistance
  • Language Interpretation

Saint Francis Family Practice
7th and Clayton Streets
Wilmington, DE  19805
(302) 421-4100 (Central Outpatient)
St. Francis Family Practice Center (302) 575-8040
St. Clare Van Office (302) 575-8218
Center of Hope (302)369-9370
http://www.stfrancishealthcare.org/patient-services/womens-services

Provides a hospital-based comprehensive family health office, including obstetric and newborn care through Tiny Steps, a program for low-income pregnant women, staffed by resident doctors providing health screening, diagnosis, and treatment to patients of all ages. The Tiny Steps program is also offered at the Newark location.

The Saint Clare Outreach Program is a mobile van staffed by a doctor, a registered nurse and one assistant that travels to different locations in Wilmington to serve the homeless and others in need.

The Center of Hope, a family health center in Newark, offers health care to migrant workers.

Westside Family Healthcare
New Castle County Scheduling line: (302) 224-6800

1802 West 4th Street
Wilmington, DE  19805

404 Fox Hunt Drive
Fox Run Shopping Center
Bear, DE 19701

908-B East 16th Street
Wilmington, DE 19802

27 Marrows Road
Newark, DE 19713
http://www.westsidehealth.org/

Provides family medical care to all ages including acute and chronic disease care, case management and social services, family planning and reproductive care, health education and counseling, HIV counseling, testing and treatment; immunizations, laboratory services, low cost medications, physical examinations, foot care, prenatal and maternity care, dental care, behavioral health care, preventive care, 24-hour physician on-call emergency services, financial aid services and sliding fee scale for the uninsured. Staff is bilingual in English and Spanish, accommodations for other languages are provided.

Wilmington Hospital Health Center
501 West 14th Street
Wilmington, DE  19801
(302) 428-2274
http://www.christianacare.org/body.cfm?id=336

Provides physician diagnostic and treatment services, pediatrics, reproductive, surgery, eye, foot and dental care.



Kent County

Westside Family Healthcare
1020 Forrest Avenue
Dover, DE  19904
Kent/Sussex County Scheduling line: (302) 678-4622
www.westsidehealth.org

Provides family medical care to all ages including acute and chronic disease care, case management and social services, family planning and reproductive care, health education and counseling, HIV counseling, testing and treatment; immunizations, laboratory services, low cost medications, physical examinations, foot care, prenatal and maternity care, dental care, behavioral health care, preventive care, 24-hour physician on-call emergency services, financial aid services and sliding fee scale for the uninsured. Staff is bilingual in English and Spanish, accommodations for other languages are provided.



Sussex County

La Red Health Center
505 W. Market Street
Georgetown, DE 19947
(302) 855 -1233

1340 Middleford Road, Suite 401
Seaford, DE 19973
(302) 628-7752
http://www.laredhealthcenter.org/

Provides primary health care and preventative services for all individuals of all ages, along with a variety of social services.  Services include prenatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and elder primary care medicine and preventive programs:  diabetes education, immunizations for children, routine school and sports physicals, HIV and other sexually transmitted disease testing and counseling, cancer screening, family planning, mental health counseling, preventative, routine and emergency oral health services, and prescription assistance. Medicare and Medicaid is accepted and the center participates with most local employer sponsored commercial insurance plans. Application assistance is available for Medicaid, Community Healthcare Access Program (CHAP) and other programs. A sliding fee scale discount program is offered to qualified uninsured individuals. Staff is bilingual in English and Spanish. Translation and transportation services are also available.


Family Planning Services

Additional, specialized health services for family planning can be found at: http://www.dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dph/chca/dphfpservices3.html

Last Updated: Friday April 13 2012
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