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Desmond Callan Community Health Center

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The Community Health Center of Franklin County opened the doors of its medical clinic in Turners Falls in 1997 with the mission to provide excellent medical care to all residents of Franklin County, regardless of insurance status or income. Now in 2012 we have three clinics, one in Orange offering medical and dental services, one in Turners Falls offering dental services, and our newest facility located in Greenfield offering medical services

We are a private nonprofit agency overseen by a community Board of Directors. At least 51% of our Board of Directors must be patients of the health center.

We have continued to grow over the years, to better serve our patients. We offer the following services- medical, dental, mental health, nutrition, smoking cessation, substance abuse counseling, community outreach, and Spanish translation.

* 1997 opened in Turners Falls
* 2001 added dental services
* 2002 added mental health services
* 2006 opened North Quabbin site
* 2011 added Greenfield clinic

Who We Serve:
The Community Health Center of Franklin County serves everyone. Our practitioners can provide care for everyone in your family, from babies to elders. Most of our patients live in Franklin County or the North Quabbin and we try to meet the needs of each patient by participating in numerous commercial insurance plans, Medicare, Commonwealth Care and MassHealth. We also offer a sliding fee scale program for people without insurance.

The Mission of the Community Health Center of Franklin County, Inc. is to maintain a community owned, responsive health center which promotes public health and well-being, and provides comprehensive preventive and primary care services to all who need or desire such services, without regard to income, insurance status, ability to pay, or past medical history.

We consider our compassionate and diverse staff to be our primary asset in fulfilling our mission.

Mental Health Services:
The Health Center has mental health personnel who provide individual and group counseling and case management services for our primary care patients of all ages.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Herpes and STD Counseling
 Addiction / Drug Rehab  Learning Disabilities
 Adolescents  Life Transitions
 Anger Management  Loneliness
 Anxiety and Panic  Marriage & Family Therapy
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Men's Issues
 Body Image Issues  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Caregiver Issues  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Children's Counseling  Psychopharmacology
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Relationship Issues
 Depression  Self Esteem Issues
 Domestic Violence  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Eating Disorders  Sexual Dysfunction
 Gay or Lesbian Issues  Stress Management
 Grief and Loss  Trauma and PTSD
 Group Therapy  Work and Career Issues
450 West River Street
OrangeMA 01364
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