We are a vibrant, community-based non-profit with more than 900 employees in 35 locations across Connecticut. Our culture celebrates quality, innovation, diversity and professionalism. We foster learning and professional development, and we respect and reward meaningful contributions. Our workforce is as broad and diverse as the array of clients we serve and the programs and services we offer, and we’re bound by a passionate commitment to a common goal: to foster positive change in the lives of individuals, families and communities.
Fundraising Campaign Beats Challenge Goal, Raises $63,000 In Total For Nutrition Programming
Donors to Wheeler honored retired President and Chief Executive Officer Susan Walkama, LCSW, by contributing more than $38,000 in her name, spurred on by the challenge of an anonymous $25,000 matching gift. The total raised to support the program, between the match and the contributions, exceeds $63,000.
Easing the Transition to Adulthood
Imagine that you are 18 years old and preparing for life as an independent adult outside of the foster care system. The prospects may be scary but made easier by a Wheeler program to help emerging adults navigate the journey.
Wheeler Expands Number of Staff Eligible for Loan Repayment Program
Wheeler Clinic is expanding its participation in the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program, which offers tax-free loan repayment assistance to employees of qualified health care providers. Loan assistance recipients can each earn up to $75,000 toward student loans in exchange for a two- or three-year commitment at an NHSC-approved site.
Diabetes Education Classes Offered
Education classes for Wheeler primary care patients with diabetes and pre-diabetes will be offered at our community health centers in Hartford and New Britain starting in December.