Amoskeag Health, formerly Manchester Community Health Center (MCHC), is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) federally qualified health center offering high-quality, comprehensive, and family-oriented primary health care and support services since 1993. Now known as The Dr. Selma Deitch Center for Children and Teens, Child Health Services (CHS) is the original pediatric practice of MCHC dedicated to improving the health and well-being of at-risk children. In June of 2019, all locations of MCHC consolidated under one name, Amoskeag Health.
Through all its programs, Amoskeag Health serves over 15,490 patients annually across four locations in Manchester.
To improve the health and well-being of our patients and the communities we serve by providing exceptional care and services that are accessible to all.
We envision a healthy and vibrant community with strong families and tight social fabric that ensures everyone has the tools they need to thrive and succeed.
We believe in:
- Promoting wellness and empowering patients through education
- Fostering an environment of respect, integrity and caring where all people are treated equally with dignity and courtesy
- Providing exceptional, evidence-based and patient-centered care
- Removing barriers so that our patients achieve and maintain their best possible health
This health center receives HHS funding and has Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.
Primary care, preventive care, outreach and enabling services at Amoskeag Health are supported in part by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under the Health Center Cluster grant number H80CS00571. This grant provides approximately 19% of total revenue.