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Our mission at the Holyoke Health Center is to "Improve the health of our patients through affordable, quality health care and comprehensive community-based programs to create a healthy community."

About Us

HHC, Inc. Background:

Holyoke Health Center, Inc. (HHC) is a federally qualified, non-profit community health center (FQHC), in Holyoke, MA with a second location in Chicopee, MA. HHC is a one-stop shop for healthcare, providing a wide range of services all under one roof, including:

  • Adult and pediatric primary care
  • Adult and pediatric dental services and orthodontics
  • Community and clinical pharmacy services
  • Walk-In Center
  • Health Insurance outreach, access and enrollment services
  • Eye Care
  • Diabetes and Nutrition Education
  • Center for Recovery & Support
    • HIV Medical and Support Services
    • STI Counseling & Testing
    • PrEP & PEP
    • Hep C Treatment
    • Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) & Recovery services
    • Acupuncture
    • Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) Program
  • Care Management for Chronic Disease
  • Family Planning and Women's Health

With over 350 employees, including medical and dental providers, pharmacists, nurses, medical and dental assistants, case managers, community outreach workers, financial counselors, and more, HHC serves over 20,000 patients annually. HHC has an on-site pharmacy at each location in Holyoke and Chicopee. The pharmacies are staffed with 14 full-time Pharmacists, Pharmacy Residents, 1 Adjunct Pharmacy Professor, 11 Certified Technicians, 10 Clerks and 2 Community Health Workers.

HHC's mission is to improve the health of our patients through affordable, quality health care and comprehensive community-based programs to create a healthy community.


With a pharmacy location in Holyoke and in Chicopee, HHC provides pharmacy services to all patients in the community; 340B access for patients with HHC primary care and retail access for patients with primary care services outside of the HHC medical home. The on-site community pharmacy, fills approximately 6,000 prescriptions per week, is owned and operated by HHC and is an integral part of all services offered in the HHC medical home. The pharmacies accept many insurances including MassHealth, MCOs, Medicare, CCA, MedicareD and Health Safety Net. There are insurance enrollment services available within the pharmacy in order to assist patients with their insurance needs. Our pharmacy also provides clinical pharmacy services, where pharmacists are integrated into our provider team. We provide direct patient care, including utilization of CDTM agreements.

Accreditation Status:

ASHP accredited


Number of Residency Positions:

Two Resident Positions


Chief Pharmacy Officer for Holyoke Health Center:

Residency Program Coordinator:

Residency Preceptors:

  • Lori Lewicki, RPh
  • Marisa Piers-Gamble, PharmD, BCACP
  • Aimee Dawson, PharmD
  • Jerril Varghese, PharmD
  • Alicia Poole, PharmD
  • Alyssa Puia, PharmD
  • Alexis Dellogono, PharmD