Featured Organization: Charles B. Wang Community Health Center

Charles B. Wang Community Health Center (CBWCHC) is a nonprofit, federally qualified health center that provides high quality, culturally competent primary healthcare to nearly 49,000 patients a year, regardless of ability to pay. Established in 1971, CBWCHC aims to support the medically underserved with a focus on Asian Americans and provides services in many languages, including Mandarin, Cantonese, Shanghainese, Vietnamese, and Korean. Their women’s health care entails family planning services including a full range of contraceptive methods, pregnancy testing, HIV/STD testing, and prenatal and postpartum care. Other comprehensive services include internal medicine, pediatric care, dental care, mental health, and social services. The wide spectrum of services collectively addresses the health status and well-being of their patient population, earning them a status of a Level 3 Patient-Center Medical Home.

Resources:

  • Teen Resource Center: Located within the Pediatrics Department of CBWCHC, the Teen Resource Center provides information and support for Asian American youth through health education, community activities (i.e. teen talks, basketball tournaments, etc.), and referrals.  
  • Birth Control & Sexual Health Factsheets: These health education materials are available in English and Chinese.
  • Publications: Read publications and presentations authored by CBWCHC staff recently.
  • Location and Hours: CBWCHC has locations across Manhattan and Queens.

 

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