Metro Community Health Centers

The mission of Metro Community Health Centers, Inc. is to enable access to and provide high quality, well-coordinated, primary and specialty medical, dental, behavioral, rehabilitation, and ancillary health services. Our focus is on patients who are underserved, with a special commitment to the needs of people with disabilities. We commit to doing our very best to provide culturally-competent services regardless of a patient’s ability to pay.

Metro Community Health Centers offers a wide range of services in four New York City locations. Our physicians, therapists, nurses and support staff are a skilled, committed and compassionate team of healthcare professionals who provide a comfortable and caring atmosphere for all patients.

Our Services

To make an appointment for new patients or additional services please call us at 855-MCHCNYC (855-624-2692)

Our Internists, Family Practice Physicians, Pediatricians and Family Nurse Practitioners provide well-coordinated primary care services that are grounded in a care model that fosters the best possible physical and mental health.
The following services are offered through our centers:
• Diagnostic Evaluations and Psychiatric Evaluations
• Psychiatric Consultation
• Psychological Testing
• Individual, Group and Family Counseling
Our three dental centers are conveniently located in the Bronx, Staten Island and Brooklyn. Our Dental Team has extensive experience in serving chilfren and adults with disabilities. All centers are wheelchair accessible.
Dental Services include:
• Examinations and cleanings
• X-Rays
• Fillings
• Crowns
• Simple Extractions
• Root Canals
• Dentures
• Specialty referrals
• Consultation and recommendations for maintaining healthy oral hygiene
We provide Assistive Technology Information and Resources as well as:
• Evaluation and Training for computer access (adaptive switches, specialized keyboards)
• Environmental Control Units
• Telecommunications Access
Comprehensive hearing assessment services are available in our Audiology Clinics. Services are available to children, young adults and senior citizens.
Services include:
• On-site audiological evaluations
• Hearing aid evaluations and prescriptions
We provide individuals who have speech/language impairments or are non-verbal with an alternative means of communication such as letter/picture boards and electronic devices.
Services include:
Assessment and recommendations including direct speech therapy or occupational therapy services related to the use of augmentative communication devices and assistive technology, in addition to family/caregiver training.
Designed for individuals who have deficits in swallowing due to acute or chronic illness.
Services include:
• Assessment and recommendations which may include change of diet
• Direct speech pathology intervention and family/caregiver training.
• Mobility Equipment/Devices (power/manual wheelchairs, scooters, walkers)
• Assessment and prescription for an array of wheelchairs; designed custom seating systems, walker, canes and other mobility devices.
• Assessment and prescription for bathroom equipment (tub benches, shower chairs, commodes)
• Direct Care Equipment (hoyer lifts, transfer devices, helmets)
• Evaluate and assess for various orthotic devices (ankle/foot orthosis ,AFO, upper extremity splints)
• Braces
• Customized shoes & body jackets
• Upper extremity splints (custom or pre-fabricated)
Our highly trained professional team of physiatrists, occupational and physical therapists and speech language pathologists, concentrate their efforts on providing the best services possible, focusing on abilities rather than their disabilities. Our vendors are certified by the Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America (RESNA) a standard in the healthcare industry. Our centers are equipped to assess, prescribe, order, and maintain a variety of rehabilitative equipment and devices. Patients are offered an array of options to meet their rehabilitative needs.

News and Announcements

Be Present. Be Compassionate. Be Aware.

On Friday February 2nd, MCHC will be taking part in National Wear RED Day.
National Wear RED Day is a day of awareness for Women’s Heart Health.

All MCHC staff will be provided with a RED Metro T-shirt to wear as we stand together and show our awareness.


Give Kids a Smile

As part of our commitment to providing integrated health care, including high
quality oral health services for people of all abilities, Metro Community Health
Centers is participating in the ADA Foundation “Give Kids a Smile” event in
February. Give Kids a Smile is an annual centerpiece to National Children’s Dental
Health Month. During this month our dentists and dental staff will be
volunteering their time to provide free preventative dental care, as well as dental
education in the hopes of improving not only a child’s dental health, but also their
general well-being. Read More

Doug Flutie Foundation

MCHC was awarded a grant from the Doug Flutie Foundation

Just this past Monday, MCHC was awarded a grant for $11,055 through The Doug Flutie Foundation to fund a Family Peer Advocate who will work with families from both MCHC and the McCarton Foundation’s new school. The family peer advocate will help with outreach and family engagement. They will work to connect families with services, encourage participation, and provide emotional support… Read the full blog post here

National Recognition 

We are happy to announce that Metro Community Health Centers’s newest location in Downtown Brooklyn recently joined our other 4 health centers in receiving the highest level of Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). 

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Featured Presentation and Reception

Monday August 14th, 3:30pm to 4:30pm.


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AIc logoAlliance for Integrated Care of New York and Envolve Partner on Unique Complex Care Organization ACO

NEW YORK CITY, June 20, 2017 – The Alliance for Integrated Care of New York (AICNY) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Envolve, Inc. to provide administrative services related to its participation in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) in 2017. Read the full Press Release here

Marco DamianiNational Children’s Mental Health Day

Marco Damiani
CEO, Metro Community Health Centers

May 4th is National Children’s Mental Health Day. Here is a brief and informative article from the Center for Healthcare Strategies on utilization of behavioral health services by children in the Medicaid program. Enabling ready access to supports and services, ensuring effective care management practices and integrating behavioral healthcare with primary care are all essential components in improving the mental health well being of children in need. Read the full blog post here

MelanieKey FQHC Milestones Achieved

Melanie Moelis,
Chief Business Officer

As you know, Metro Community Health Centers is a new Network of Sub-recipient Federally Qualified Health Centers. We are partners of the NYU/Lutheran Family Health Center System and a community-based organization that provides comprehensive primary care and preventive care, including health, oral, and behavioral health services to persons of all… Read the full blog post here

Richard CohenOpening the Door to Greater Well-Being

Dr. Richard Cohen
Director, Behavioral Health Metro Community Health Centers

Primary Care Settings have become a gateway for many individuals with behavioral health and primary medical care needs. To address these needs, many primary care pr
oviders are integrating behavioral health care services into their settings. Models have emerged that include the use of care managers, behavioral health  Read the full blog post here 

Our Health Center Locations


979 Cross Bronx Expressway
Bronx, NY 10460
(718) 665-7565


842A Lefferts Avenue
Brooklyn,  NY  11203
(718) 778-8587

Staten Island

2324 Forest Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10303
(718) 447-0200


51-40 59th Street
Woodside, NY 11377
(718) 639-2931

Downtown Brooklyn

*Formerly operated by HeartShare Wellness, LLC

177 Livingston Street
Lower Level
Brooklyn,  NY  11201
(718) 855-7707