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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

El Centro de Corazón Awarded HHS Grant for Healthcare Services in 29th District of Texas

May 28, 2015
Press Release

HOUSTON – Congressman Gene Green applauds the announcement of a grant award for El Centro de Corazón in the 29th Congressional District of Texas from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The grant, titled Health Center Cluster, was awarded to El Centro in the amount of $1,127,349 for program development, health and medical services and planning, and education and training.

“Community Health Centers like El Centro de Corazón are a vital part of our health care safety net, and help those who have difficulty finding reliable, affordable health care,” Green said. “I want to congratulate and thank El Centro on their success, and their continued commitment to serve our area. We must continue to fund and support health center like El Centro, which play an important role in the 29th District where we have an underserved community.”

El Centro is a community-based Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), which provides primary care, pediatric, prenatal, mental health, and dental services to individuals and families in three locations around East End Houston. They offer services in both English and Spanish.