Announcements

What you DIDN'T expect when you were expecting!

A free, drop-in support group for pregnant women and mothers up to 1 year postpartum will begin November 19, 2014! Open to all moms on the North Shore and beyond! The group, run by Lynn Community Health Center clinicians, will meet every Wednesday 9:15-10:30 am at Lynn Community Health Center, 269 Union Street, Lynn. For more information visit the event website or call: 781-691-7096 or 781-715-6244. A MotherWoman® group.

Trauma and Substance Abuse Group Therapy Program

Are you a Hispanic man who is recovering from substance abuse and has also experienced past traumatic experiences?  A new 12-session therapeutic group program is starting at Lynn Community Health Center.  Learn more.

LCHC Staff walk for Heart Health

Congratulations to the Lynn Community Health Center Senior Care Options team, who participated in the Boston Heart on Saturday, Septmber 6th!  The team, made up of Senior Care Options nurses, LCHC staff, and family members, has raised $500 for the American Heart Association to date, and plans to continue fundraising through October.  This is the 4th year the team has participated in the event.  

World Breastfeeding Week Celebration

Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week with Lynn Community Health Center, The Baby Cafe, and  North Shore WIC on Thursday August 21, 10:30 am -12:00 pm at the health center’s 269 Union Street site!  For more information visit our event page.

National Health Center Week Event

Eye Clinic Expansion and Optical Shop Grand Opening!

On August 14 Lynn Community Health Center celebrated the expansion of its Eye Clinic and the grand opening of its new Optical Shop Everybody’s Optical.  Congressman John Tierney joined health center staff and officials from the New England Eye Institute and the New England College of Optometry for a ribbon cutting.  “This health center is a shining example of how to improve the health of our communities,” he said.  “Lynn Community Health Center saw a need and they met it.  Health care...

Reach Out and Read Celebration!

The health center hosted EEC Commissioner Tom Weber for a Reach Out and Read Celebration on July 24th.  Commissioner weber read to children and talked to parents about the importance of reading to early childhood development.  For news and photos about the event click here.  

Official Press release:

MotherWoman Training Institute free for service providers in Lynn

Lynn Community Health Center is excited to announce a new opportunity that will help our community address perinatal emotional complications, including perinatal depression and anxiety.

MotherWoman, an organization that works to create safety nets for new mothers at risk for perinatal depression and anxiety, will work with the Health Center, in collaboration with Children’s Friend and Family Services, Cerebral Palsy of Eastern MA,  Family and Children’s Services, and South Bay Mental Health to implement its Community-based Perinatal Support Model© (CPSM)...

Andrea Gaulzetti, RN, CHC Employee of the Year!

Andrea Gaulzetti, RN, Chief of Clinical Operations, has provided stellar leadership and inspiration during her 16 years at Lynn Community Health Center.  She has led many of health center’s major initiatives over the years, including integrated care, Patient Centered Medical Home, and providing culturally competent care.  

Passionate about the role of nursing in patient care, Andrea has built a comprehensive nursing program here at Lynn Community Health Center.  In the past two decades, the number of nurses has grown from four to over fifty.  As...

Enrollment and Outreach Staff honored for tireless work

The Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers recognized the state’s Enrollment and Outreach staff for their tireless efforts to help the people in Massachusetts enroll in health insurance.  They were an important piece of the success of Massachusetts Health Care Reform, and have been working hard this year to ensure that residents of Massachusetts get what they need as the nation implements the Affordable Care Act.  

Lynn Community Health Center has ten Enrollment Staff, who help over 18,000 people each year obtain insurance.  Two of them...

Health Center to expand School-Based Behavioral Health Services in Lynn Public Schools

The Attorney General’s Office announced on May 20th that Lynn Community Health Center is one of 22 organizations to be awarded a grant through the “Access to and Measuring the Benefits of Providing Behavioral Health Services in Massachusetts” grant program targeting underserved populations in the state.

The health center will use the funding to expand behavioral health services through its School Based Health Center (SBHC) program in the Lynn Public Schools.

All three high schools, two middle schools, and three elementary schools already offer on-site primary...

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