Pediatrics & Dental Care

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Your family has unique needs. Wheeler's Family Health & Wellness Centers in Bristol and Hartford provide high-quality, same-day care to fit your busy life. We offer full pediatric services, including:

  • Well-Child Care & Immunizations
  • Sick Child Visits
  • Physical Examinations
  • Family Dental Care in Hartford
  • School & Camp Physicals
  • Referrals to Speciality Services
  • Onsite Behavioral Health Services
  • Care Coordination & Case Management Services

Schedule An Appointment For Your Family Today!
860.793.3500 or toll-free 888.793.3500.

Walk-in and same-day services are available; click here for hours and information.


Staff Focused on YOUR Family's Needs and Whole-Person Health

Wheeler’s Family Health & Wellness Centers provide a continuum of integrated primary care, behavioral health, dental and support services. Our medical care providers, medical assistants, clinicians, counselors and care facilitators work as part of an integrated, whole-person team, ensuring that your complete health is considered and cared for. This ensures the best outcomes and provides a more comprehensive view of wellness.

Meet our clinical leadership at our Family Health & Wellness Centers.


Medicaid, Medicare, and commercial health insurance welcome. No patient will be denied health care services due to an individual’s inability to pay for services. Funding is provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Improvements to the Family Health & Wellness Center are supported in part by the State of Connecticut Nonprofit Grant Program, the Connecticut Health & Educational Facilities Authority, the Maximilian E. and Marion O. Hoffman Foundation, and the Ensworth Charitable Foundation. Additional support is provided by Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation. Wheeler is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).


SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH CENTERS

Wheeler and the Bristol Public Schools have partnered to expand access to health services for students and their families. New school-based behavioral health clinics employ a national cognitive behavioral intervention model to help students address trauma-related issues, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression and behavioral health issues, and provide other evidence-based interventions to address an array of problems, including anxiety, depression, academic and peer challenges, and more. Linkage to other services in the Bristol community, including assistance with SNAP enrollment and connections with primary care at Wheeler's Family Health & Wellness Center, and a broad continuum of outpatient and community-based levels of care, also are provided. A Wheeler clinician supports each school location.

Bristol Public Schools

  • Bristol Eastern High School
  • Chippens Hill Middle School
  • Greene-Hills School
  • South Side School
  • West Bristol School


News from Wheeler's Health & Wellness Centers


Adjusting to a New World of Recovery

When James left prison in early 2018, he found a world that he didn’t recognize in many ways. There was new technology, new ways of communicating, new challenges. One major challenge remained, however, and that was addressing many of the factors that led him to prison to begin with, including addiction.

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Addressing the Social Determinants of Health

Health and wellness is so much more than going to the doctor or getting prescriptions filled. If individuals and families leave the physician’s office and return home to environments that don’t promote or sustain healthy behaviors, treating diseases like asthma, depression or heart disease can become difficult or even impossible. The social determinants of health influence everything else in our health care system.

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SNAP and Medicaid February 2019 Enrollment Sessions

Wheeler's Health & Wellness Center team will have seven walk-in clinics available to assist with SNAP, SAGA, TANF, HUSKY and Access Healthcare. Make an appointment or stop in at one of the following locations. Remember to bring your photo ID, medical insurance card, a copy of recent mail, last 4 pay stubs and a recent utility bill. Call the Wheeler Health & Wellness Center at 860-793-3500 to make your appointment.

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Wheeler Recognized for Patient-Centered Care, Quality

The only community health center in Connecticut with both primary medical care and behavioral health home certifications, Wheeler is also one of five organizations nationally to earn four specific accreditations and certifications from the nation’s oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body for providing quality, coordinated, patient-centered health care.

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Addressing the Opioid Crisis in Bristol

Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu today announced the receipt of a grant from the State of Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) that will enable the City of Bristol to directly address the opioid crisis with a $150,000 grant.

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Wheeler's Basic Needs Fund

Wheeler’s new Basic Needs Fund, addresses a range of environmental and social factors that interfere with clients’ health and well-being, that are not addressed by other means of funding.

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A History of Addiction Services at Wheeler

From the early start-up years to the leading edge of addressing today’s opioid crisis, Wheeler’s addiction programs have consistently approached the disease of addiction with innovative methodologies at the intersection with other health conditions.

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Nutrition Education Program in Hartford; Jessica Masterson Joins Wheeler Family Health & Wellness Team

Jessica Masterson, RDN, CDE, CDN has joined Wheeler’s Family Health & Wellness Center at 43 Woodland Street, Hartford as a registered dietitian nutritionist and certified diabetes educator. Jessica has a passion for food, nutrition and helping people understand the impact it has on their mental and physical health. She believes in the power of improving the way we eat.

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