Community Health Care Association of New York State (CHCANYS)

Who Is Eligible:

AmeriCorps members are placed in community health centers that are located in medically underserved areas throughout the New York City and Albany region. HealthCorps members provide education, information, and outreach to create a responsive medical home for underserved populations. Overall program goals are to increase access and quality of care, and to address poor health outcomes and health disparities.


Members service activities include preventive health care, without regard to income. Service activities include: outreach and enrollment for Medicaid, Medicare, Child Health Plus/Family Health Plus, linking low income patients with social services, medical translation, patient advocacy, health education and health outreach.

Deadline: See "How To Apply" for any applicable deadlines.
Amount: See "How To Apply" for additional information.
How to apply:

Contact: CHCANYS Community HealthCorps
Ms. Sajjadur Rahman
Program Manager
535 8th Ave, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10018
Phone: 212-710-3804
Fax: 212-279-3851