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Lowell CHC Employee Honored at MLK Day Event

On Monday, January 20th, Lowell CHC Director of Health Promotion & Education Mercy Anampiu was presented with Middlesex Community College Foundation’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Living the Dream Award. The Award is given to an individual who performs exemplary deeds of service in the City of Lowell; helps individuals and community through extraordinary acts; promotes peace, unity and diversity; and, makes efforts to combat long term, persistent problems that impact the community. 

Lowell Community Health Center Marks 50 Years

“Community health centers like LCHC are driven by community empowerment, engagement and meeting community needs in the face of changing circumstances in health care delivery, insurance, state and national policy and other forces at play, said CEO Susan West Levine. ‘At our core, for the last 50 years, we have made sure that this health center has been here to address the specific and unique needs of our community, regardless and in response to all of those forces,’ West Levine said….”

Lowell CHC Awarded Grant from GLHA

The Greater Lowell Health Alliance revealed the findings of its latest Community Health Needs Assessment, emphasizing five key priorities: mental health, substance addiction, alcohol abuse, cancer and nutrition. To address these areas and more, the organization issued 12 grants totaling $185,000 to local health, housing and education organizations — including a $25k grant for Lowell CHC’s Community Health Education Center (CHEC).

Shake Up Your Holiday Season at the DLC Winter Mixer!

Are you ready to shake up your holiday season? Now in its 5th year, the Winter Mixer is an event for the young, and the young at heart! Attended by more than 100 people each December, the evening is organized by our Developing Leaders Council - a group of committed young professionals learning about nonprofit board service and serving as Health Center ambassadors in the community. Tickets on sale now for the special early bird price of $25!

Eastern Bank Supports Strong Women, Strong Families at Lowell CHC

You might recall reading about our Strong Women, Strong Families program, an innovative way Lowell CHC is addressing substance abuse disorder in new and expectant moms, with support from Women Working Wonders, a fund of the Greater Lowell Community Foundation. Now, we’re thrilled to announce the program has received an extra boost, thanks to a Targeted Grant from Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation. 

We are honored to have received a $10k grant through Eastern Bank’s Grants for Good program, which focuses on organizations making a...

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Lowell CHC Awarded Grant for Strong Women, Strong Families Program

Thanks to a $5,000 grant to Lowell Community Health Center (Lowell CHC) from the Women Working Wonders Fund of the Greater Lowell Community Foundation, more young mothers-to-be in recovery for substance use disorder (SUD) will have access to supports to improve outcomes for themselves and their child. 

The Health Center’s “Strong Women, Strong Families” project supports Women Working Wonders’ objective to assist women in transition, to encourage women to build on their strengths and increase self-worth while reducing stigma associated with substance use disorder...

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Dance 4 Peace: Teens Move to Prevent Suicide

Origianlly published in the Lowell Sun
By Jon Winkler

RECOGNIZE! CONFIDE! PREVENT SUICIDE!”

That was the mission statement of this year’s Dance 4 Peace event at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium on Friday. The 24th event, hosted by the Lowell Community Health Center’s Teen BLOCK program, showcased local youth not only dancing but also singing and reading national statistics on suicide. Dance 4 Peace focuses on violence prevention with a different theme tying into that every year, with this year’s...

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It's a New DEAL at Lowell Community Health Center

Thanks to a $50,000 grant from the Theodore Edson Parker Foundation Lowell Community Health Center (Lowell CHC) will soon have the tools to improve diabetes self-management among 100 of its Medicaid patients through our DEAL (Diabetes Education and Access for Life) Program.

In particular, the Parker Foundation grant will support the first phase in development of the Health Center’s Nutrition Resource Center (NRC) to educate and engagement patients in chronic disease self-management, with a focus on uncontrolled diabetes.

“This grant has a...

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