Center for Key Populations

Reimagining Primary Care

Our Mission

To bring together, under one roof, primary care, specialty care, and advocacy for key populations who have traditionally experienced barriers to care secondary to stigma and discrimination leading to health disparities. LEARN MORE

Our Populations

HIV population & those at-risk; HCV population & those at-risk; Homeless & those experiencing housing instability; Substance-using populations; LGB population & Transgender population. LEARN MORE

Our Services

We offer numerous services with Community Health Center, Inc. designed to address the co-morbidities that disproportionately affect key populations. LEARN MORE


In addition to our services, we are a resource for our populations. Here is a list of community organizations, helpful information, and more. LEARN MORE


To guarantee that key populations in the communities we serve have a central and cohesive focus within Community Health Center, Inc.

We ensure access to integrated quality specialty and primary care to all patients at CHC while recognizing the unique and interrelated needs of key groups who experience health disparities secondary to stigma and discrimination.

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Our Programs

Primary care, specialty care, and advocacy, all under one roof!

HIV Primary Care & Testing


Hepatitis C Screening and Treatment


Medication Assisted Treatment for Substance Use Disorders


Health Care for the Homeless


LGB-focused & Transgender Health Care


Oasis Drop-In Center


HIV PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) and PEP (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis)


Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)


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About Community Health Center

Community Health Center is a Connecticut-based health care system with the mission of providing primary care & social services to all, and particularly to those who cannot gain access to such services elsewhere. CHC is committed to human rights and human dignity, and strives to be a voice and vehicle for social change.

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Leadership Team

Meet our Team



Kasey Harding-Wheeler began her career at Community Health Center, Inc. as the Director of the HRSA-funded Ryan White Program. Over the last 10 years, Ms. Harding-Wheeler has taken administrative and programmatic responsibility for Healthcare for the Homeless (WYA), Hepatitis C, and TEACH–BMT Programs. She was responsible for the development & implementation of CHC’s HIV prevention and PrEP programs, providing health care services for vulnerable populations.


Medical Director

Marwan Haddad, MD, MPH, AAHIVS, joined Community Health Center in July 2006. Since January 2012, Dr. Haddad has led the CHC Project ECHO HIV, Hepatitis C, and Buprenorphine programs.  Dr. Haddad has taught & lectured at state and national conferences on HIV, HCV, buprenorphine and integrated care. He has published research on the integration of buprenorphine in community health centers examining both substance abuse as well as primary care outcomes.