Brown Announces More Than $1.4 Million in Federal Funding for Community Health center in Erie County

Ohio Received More Than $7.2 Million to Serve Thousands of Patients

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced $1,408,334 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for Erie County and Family Health Services of Eric County.  

“Funding for community health centers supports some of our most vulnerable Ohioans who rely on local health centers as their primary source of medical care,” said Brown. “These new awards will give more centers the ability to expand and continue the critical care they provide across our state.”

The funding was made available through the health law, which boosted funding for community health centers’ primary and preventive care services. The Health Center New Access Point (NAP) program provides grants to new and existing health centers to increase access to health care services across the county.

Ohio received $7,238,119 total which will serve an estimated 43,461 patients. The award recipients are listed below.

Health Center

City

Award Amount

Hopewell Health Centers, Inc.

Chillicothe

$433,333

Neighborhood Health Care, Inc.

Cleveland

$541,667

Lower Light Christian Health Center

Columbus

$541,667

Southeast Community Mental Health Center, Inc.

Columbus

$704,167

Community Mental Health Care

Dover

$704,167

Health Partners of Western Ohio

Lima

$379,167

Lorain County Health & Dentistry

Lorain

$541,667

County of Erie

Sandusky

$704,167

Family Health Services of Erie County

Sandusky

$704,167

Rocking Horse Center

Springfield

$541,667

Neighborhood Health Association of Toledo, Inc.

Toledo

$358,950

Muskingum Valley Health Centers, Inc.

Zanesville

$1,083,333