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Desmond Callan Community Health Center
450 West River Street   
OrangeMA 01364
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Practice Information:
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
 Addiction / Drug Rehab
 Anger Management
 Anxiety and Panic
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
 Body Image Issues
 Caregiver Issues
 Children's Counseling
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues
 Domestic Violence
 Eating Disorders
 Gay or Lesbian Issues
 Grief and Loss
 Group Therapy
 Herpes and STD Counseling
 Learning Disabilities
 Life Transitions
 Marriage & Family Therapy
 Men's Issues
 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Relationship Issues
 Self Esteem Issues
 Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Sexual Dysfunction
 Stress Management
 Trauma and PTSD
 Work and Career Issues
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 Erving  Royalston
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 Millers Falls  Warwick
 New Salem  Wendell
 Northfield  Wendell Depot