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About Our Health Centers in New Hampshire

Greater Seacoast Community Health is a network of community health centers providing primary care, pediatrics, dental care, prenatal care, behavioral health counseling, substance use disorder treatment, mobile health services, WIC, social work services, a pharmacy, parenting classes, playgroups and home visiting.

We believe everyone should be empowered to maximize health and well-being and strive to make our array of programs and health services integrated, high quality, affordable, recovery friendly, trauma informed, inclusive and easy to access.

As not-for-profit community health centers and family resource centers serving the Greater Seacoast region of New Hampshire and southern Maine, our services are for everyone — infants to seniors, single people and families, insured or uninsured, all income levels.

Local Centers Make Up Greater Seacoast Community Health

The Greater Seacoast Community Health network includes Families First Health & Support Center in Portsmouth, Goodwin Community Health in Somersworth and Lilac City Pediatrics at both locations. Strafford County Public Health Network and SOS Recovery Community Organization also are affiliated with Greater Seacoast. 

We promise our community that whenever possible, we create access, guidance and assistance in removing the barriers that stand in your way to healthier living. Regardless of age, ethnicity or socioeconomic status, we connect you to helping hands and serving hearts so you can live a healthier life.

Our Mission

To deliver innovative, compassionate, integrated health services and support that are accessible to all in our community, regardless of ability to pay.

Our Vision

To provide everyone in our community an opportunity to live a long and healthy life.

Our Values

Integrity, Respect, Compassion, Excellence, Collaboration

It is the policy of Greater Seacoast Community Health to treat all employees, patients, clients and others equitably and not to discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or disability.

Federally Qualified Health Center Status

Greater Seacoast Community Health, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), receives funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and has federal Public Health Service-deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals. For more information, please see the Federal Tort Claims Act.

The services described here are supported by the Health Resources and Services 

Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $3.7 million, which constitutes 18% of this organization’s total funding in 2020. The contents of this website do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. government. To learn more, visit the Bureau of Primary Health Care.

Integration of Primary and Behavioral Health Care

Greater Seacoast Community Health,  Bi-State Primary Care Association, and the NH Community Behavioral Health Association are engaged in a collaborative effort to create and support systems of integrated primary care and behavioral health services. Read more …

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