Membership

The Neighborhood Health Services Corporation is a member of then New Jersey Primary Care Association (NJPCA) and the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC).

Affiliations

Central NJ Maternal & Child Health Consortium, Inc.
CNJMCHC is a regional maternal and child health planning body regulated by New Jersey State Department of Health (NJSDOH). It recommends and approves programs and coordinated services, regionally. NHSC actively participates as a member of the executive board and has representation from NHSC midwifery staff on several key committees. Several funded CNJMCHC activities are sited at NHSC including outreach and liaison services.

NJ Department of Health
NHSC has been a lauded provider of the NJDOH HealthStart program for several years. As such, the DOH confirms that true comprehensive services, including but not limited to case management, outreach, and health education, are provided for prenatal patients of the Center. 

SOLARIS HEALTH SYSTEM
In 2002, Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center became part of the Solaris Health System. The Neighborhood Health Services Corporation, through its affiliation with Muhlenberg, extended that affiliation to the Solaris Health System.

UNION COUNTY AIDS CONSORTIUM
NHSC's participation has allowed for access to support and referral networks for prenatal patients and their families who are infected and affected by HIV disease. These services can include help with food, transportation, rent, substance abuse counseling, etc.

Partnerships

Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center
MRMC and NHSC have administered an innovative and effective joint OB/GYN program servicing the greater Plainfield area since 1988. This program has provided the community with the security of board certified OB/GYN physicians at the medical center twenty-four hours a day as well as the expertise of a group practice model (physicians/certified nurse midwives) at the health center.

City of Plainfield Health Department
NHSC provides the city's immunization and sexually transmitted disease clinic services. Both of these services are essential for maintaining short and long-term health of NHSC's maternal and pediatric population.

UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY OF NEW JERSEY-NEW JERSEY DENTAL SCHOOL
UMDNJ-NJDS has furnished an elaborate state of the art dental operation at NHSC. In addition, the school provides for the services of faculty level dentists and orthodontists to provide necessary dental care for the prenatal patients at NHSC.

City of Plainfield Board of Education
Cardinal Health Center is a satellite center of NHSC  established at Plainfield High School. NHSC's board certified adolescent medicine physician works at this site to intervene early for both the prevention of at risk pregnancies as well as assuring that pregnant teens receive care as early in their pregnancies as possible. We also provide clinical and counseling services to the school's School Based Youth Services Program.

"The Healthy Place" at Washington Community School is the newest school based initiative for the Neighborhood Health Services Corporation. The primary goal of this center is to help improve access to primary healthcare services for the children of Plainfield at the elementary school level. 

ST PETER'S MEDICAL CENTER
SPMC provides coverage for NHSC high-risk OB patients. The hospital also provides high level diagnostic testing and genetic counseling.

NJ AIDS PARTNERSHIP
Grant funding through this program allows the addition of a full time state certified HIV counselor at NHSC. The counselor is charged with offering HIV testing and counseling for each prenatal patient and is available as a resource person for the OB/GYN department staff.