Wellness Center
CHC’s Wellness Center was established in 2009 in response to NIH-funded research findings of high rates of food insecurity and social/environmental barriers to chronic disease management among CHC patients. Based on the data and through additional focus groups with patients, five guiding principles emerged for the development of the Wellness Center. Based on these five principles, all Wellness Center programming is: 
 Cost-free and culturally-tailored; Group-based; Led by a trained/certified leader and offers capacity building opportunities to develop community wellness leaders; Provides community and social network/support; and Located within the primary care health center and acts as an extension of primary care. The CHC Wellness Center offers group-based physical activity classes, nutrition education, cooking demonstrations, chronic disease prevention and management education, stress-reduction classes, shared medical appointments (SMA), worksite wellness programming, and other classes. Wellness Center programming aims to support patients’ capacity to follow primary care treatment plans and recommendations for increased physical activity, dietary improvements, and self-care practices. All staff and patients of the health center are encouraged to engage in Wellness Center offerings. For more information, please contact Yenitza Harrison, Wellness Center Coordinator at 413-739-1100 ext.3301 or yharrison@caringhealth.org.
Who we are
“Our providers and staff are passionate in their mission to alleviate suffering, discomfort, isolation and the many challenges our patients experience. It is an honor for me to be part of the CHC team that melds compassion with selfless dedication.” says Cristina Huebner Torres, Vice President (RPH)
We have a passion for putting patients first.
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For after hours service, please call: 
(413) 739-1100 
Para servicio de sioue's de horas de trabajo, por favor llame al: (413) 739-1100 This health center is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service Employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).
LOCATIONS 1049 Main Street, Springfield, MA 01108 532 Sumner Avenue, Springfield, MA 01108 860 Boston Road, Springfield, MA 01119 WIC OFFICES 413.693.1029 816 Main Street, Springfield, MA 01105 532 Sumner Avenue, Springfield, MA 01108 1771 Boston Road, Springfield, MA 01129
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