Grants to help New Jersey organizations become community health centers

October 13, 2011

Category: Nursing News

On Sept. 15, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced awards totaling $10 million would aid 129 organizations that want to become community health centers. Two of the 129 centers are in New Jersey. These funds, made available by the Affordable Care Act, support organizations’ development as future health centers.

"The Health Center Planning Grants help organizations plan to become health centers," HRSA Administrator Mary K. Wakefield, RN, PhD, said in a news release. "These awards demonstrate HRSA’s commitment to expanding access to quality preventive and primary healthcare in high-need areas across the country." Read More