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!


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.

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 (New Pediatric Medical Director on Board!)
  • 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.
    • COMING SOON! 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

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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Health Outreach Team Expands, Serving our Local Communities

The 2010 passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) created notable shifts in health care delivery, with an emphasis on efficiency and coordination of care. Community Health outreach Workers (CHWs) have a dramatically increased function in that, especially in reaching underserved populations and individuals who need help accessing health care.

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