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Clinical Excellence

[]HUSKY - Uninsured Kids & Youth
[]The Outreach Network
[]Clinical Pharmacist Demonstration Project
[]Community Health Center Performance Improvement Tool Kit
[]New England Clinicians Forum


The Medicaid Outreach Program

Through a grant with The Department of Social Services, there are Outreach Eligibility Workers (OEWs) at each CHC in the state. The purpose of this program is to improve access to health services for families and children eligible for Medicaid assistance. The ultimate goal of these outreach workers is to increase the identification of eligible families with children and get them enrolled in the HUSKY program.

OEWs help clients at health centers enroll in the HUSKY program. They also provide referrals to other services a client may need, like food or housing assistance. CPCA provides educational training for OEWs on chronic disease, preventive health, maternal and child health, health literacy, cultural sensitivity, communication skills, and outreach strategies to target populations.  OEWs participate in local health fairs, health initiatives such as flu or immunization clinics, and other community events. Many of the OEWs are bilingual and have cultivated acceptance and trust within their local communities, allowing them to outreach special populations.

Community Health Center OEW Contacts:

Bridgeport Community Health Center,
Stratford Location

Karen Morton
727 Honeyspot Road
Stratford, CT 06497

Charter Oak Health Center
Cherese Tucker
21 Grand Street
Hartford, CT 06106

Community Health Center, Inc.
Sue Greeno
635 Main Street
Middletown, CT 06457
[email protected]

Community Health Services
Marcolina Garcia
500 Albany Avenue
Hartford, CT 06120

East Hartford Community Health Center
Anthony Cuevas
94 Connecticut Boulevard
East Hartford, CT 06108
[email protected]

Fair Haven Community Health Center
Victoria Restrepo
374 Grand Avenue
New Haven, 06513

<> Generations Family Health Center
Melissa Bonsall
1315 Main Street
Willimantic, CT 06226

Hill Health Center
Jean Castillo
400-428 Columbus Avenue
New Haven, CT 06519

Norwalk Community Health Center
Larry Cross
121 Water Street
Norwalk, CT 06854

Southwest Community Health Center
Elba Degro
361 Bird Street
Bridgeport, CT 06605

StayWell Health Center
Ruth Suarez
232 North Elm Street
Waterbury, CT 06702
[email protected]

United Community & Family Services
Mary Webb
47 Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360-2315