Wheeler Family Health & Wellness Center, 43 Woodland Street, Hartford

Complete Health Care, One Convenient Location.


43-49 Woodland Street, Hartford, CT 06105
Schedule An Appointment For You Or Your Kids Today!
860.793.3500 or toll-free 888.793.3500.

Walk-in, same-day care provided.

Convenient walk-in and appointment hours are available for our full continuum of services!

NEW: Learn about our new toddler nutrition program, with free classes and cooking demonstrations, provided to the community through the support of the Corsini Family and the Lori Ann and David Brantner Charitable Fund.

NEW: Zumba classes to help you manage stress, burn calories and improve physical conditioning!

Wheeler’s Family Health & Wellness Center is a community health center that provides medical and dental care for you and your family, as well as behavioral health care and a full range of alternative and complementary medicine, such as yoga, chiropractic care, acupuncture, exercise and mindfulness. Our doctors, medical assistants, clinicians, counselors and care facilitators work as a team to meet your complete health care needs, in one location. Meet our clinical leadership at our Family Health & Wellness Centers.

Medicaid, Medicare, and commercial health insurance welcome. A sliding fee scale is available based on family size and income. No patient will be denied health care services due to an individual’s inability to pay for services.

Services include:

  • Primary care for all ages (medical care for you and your family)
  • Well-child care and pediatrics
  • Women’s health care
    • Preventive health screening for women, annual wellness visits, gynecology, obstetrics and family planning. Also, parenting supports and infant and toddler nutrition.
    • A Certified Nurse Midwife, Adele Silhavy, CNM, offers an array of services to consumers, including annual exams, counseling and linkages to services such as yoga and acupuncture.
  • Behavioral health services for all ages (counseling and support)
  • Dental care and coordination for the whole family.
    • "No-Drill" Dentistry, a painless alternative that is safe and effective for children and adults and covered by Medicaid and many private insurances.
  • Treatment for addiction, including medication-assisted treatment (such as extended-release naltrexone (Vivitrol®) and Buprenorphine (Suboxone)) for alcohol, heroin and opiate addiction, tobacco cessation services and recovery supports.
    • Acupuncture for addiction treatment
  • Complementary medicine for pain management
  • Geriatric services for seniors
  • Care management services
  • HIV/AIDS case management
  • Nutrition Services. Services include: Nutrition counseling, self-management of diabetes and other health conditions, pediatric nutrition program, and eating for healthy lifestyles counseling
  • Laboratory services.
    • Our lab accepts lab slips from Wheeler Health and Wellness Center providers at 43 Woodland Street. Some of the services available include: blood draws, breathe tests, observed urine tests, in-house pick up services for departments, and so much more!
  • 49 Woodland Street is adjacent to the Family Health & Wellness Center on the same property and is home to our prevention and wellness center.

Staff Focused on YOUR Needs and Whole-Person Health

Wheeler’s Family Health & Wellness Centers provide medical and behavioral health care, as well as preventive dental and support services. Our doctors, nurse practitioners, medical assistants, clinicians, counselors and care facilitators work together to meet your whole-health needs.

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


Wheeler's Health & Wellness Center, Hartford, is funded in part by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an operating division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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)

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. 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).



News from Wheeler's Health and 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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