Central Neighborhood Clinic

Care Alliance Health Center hosted a community open house to celebrate the grand opening of its state-of-the-art, $10 million Central Neighborhood Clinic located at 2916 Central Avenue in Cleveland, which is conveniently located across the street from Marion Sterling School and the Sterling Cleveland Public Library and is adjacent to the redevelopment of the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority’s (CMHA) Cedar Estates. Mayor Frank G. Jackson and Councilwoman Phyllis Cleveland (Ward 5) gave brief remarks at the Central Neighborhood Clinic celebration.

In a strong effort and commitment to help improve the quality of life for residents in Cleveland and to help address significant community health disparities, Care Alliance recently unveiled the Central Neighborhood Clinic, a modern facility that will deliver affordable, high-quality care in the heart of Cleveland’s Central area. This new sustainable facility is equipped with 10 dental operatories, 16 medical exam rooms, 5 behavioral health consultation rooms, and community spaces, the facility will be able to serve up to 12,000 individuals per year at full capacity.

Care Alliance mission is to provide high-quality, comprehensive medical and dental care, patient advocacy and related services to people who need them most, regardless of their ability to pay. Each year, Care Alliance serves over 10,000 Clevelanders, most of whom are chronically ill and homeless or living in or around public housing. Cleveland citizens deserve access to sufficient healthcare services and this facility will help expand on the steps, which city officials, leaders, and representatives are taking to secure Cleveland’s future and make Cleveland a city where wellness and quality of life are inclusive of everyone.

In addition, this neighborhood clinic will foster job creation and generate economic growth in Cleveland. Development projects such as the Central Neighborhood Clinic, under Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s initiative to utilize Community Benefits Agreements for construction projects in Cleveland ensures that local development projects create direct benefits for resident. The Central Neighborhood Clinic will officially open to the public on Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Appointments can be made by calling 216.535.9100.

Photographer: 
Ruggero Fatica