The Institute for Family Health is a mission-driven health organization with a rich history and expert leadership. Since 1983 we have grown from a small non-profit with four staff members to one of the largest community health centers in New York State, serving over 90,000 patients annually at 27 locations.
What makes the Institute unique?
The Institute is committed to high-quality, affordable health care for all. We strive for excellence at each of our 27 practices, while accepting all patients regardless of their ability to pay. We offer primary care, mental health, dental care, social work and many other services to patients of all ages.
As a federally-qualified community health center (FQHC) network, we meet national standards for affordable, accessible, comprehensive health care services. We also participate in the federal medical professional liability program known as the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA). We are accredited by the Joint Commission and recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Level 3 patient-centered medical home, the highest recognition available.
The Institute operates 19 health centers in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Dutchess and Ulster Counties in the Mid-Hudson Valley. People of all ages are welcome at our centers.
We offer primary medical care, behavioral health (counseling) and dental care, along with many other services. We use a state-of-the-art electronic health record system so we can give you great health care.
The Institute for Family Health is committed to training the next generation of allied health professionals to provide high quality, family-oriented care to people in underserved communities.
Kingston, N.Y. has long been known as the Gateway to the Catskills and a Jewel of the Hudson Valley. Recently, it has also become known as a vibrant center for the arts, music, fabulous dining and shopping experiences, and fun in the great outdoors. Kingston Happenings is THE place to find out about everything that makes Kingston NY an exciting place to visit all year long. Once you’re here, Kingston is the perfect ‘home base’ for day trips around the Hudson Valley and the Catskills too!
Kingston, New York has always been a hub for culture, commerce and tourism. Today, this former state capital has evolved into a vibrant destination that attracts visitors from around the world. Bounded by the majestic Catskill and Shawangunk mountain ranges to the west and the mighty Hudson River to the east, Kingston is an exciting intersection of natural beauty, history, the arts, and upscale urban chic.
Kingston’s distinct neighborhoods offer both residents and newcomers a diversity of choices. Whether you prefer to meander in search of your own discoveries or to follow recommendations/suggestions from others, you’ll find plenty to see and do.
The Downtown Rondout Waterfront district is renowned for its lively marinas, award-winning restaurants, eclectic shops, art galleries, and a charming waterside promenade. Kingston Point Beach is a picturesque destination for swimming, picnicking and boat-launching; nearby, the Kingston Point Dog Park is a favorite with area dog-lovers.
Along the Broadway corridor, Kingston’s Midtown district features storefronts, restaurants and local businesses. Highlights include Ulster Performing Arts Center; Kingston’s award-winning brewery, Keegan Ales (which doubles as a lively music venue and restaurant); and the newest addition to the cultural scene, Cornell Street Studios.
In the Uptown Stockade District, Revolutionary-era stone buildings and National Historic Landmarks are nestled alongside an ever-growing array of contemporary restaurants, galleries, music venues and boutiques. The Farmers Market bustles with happy shoppers and offers a fine selection of seasonal Hudson Valley grown goods.
Kingston plays host to many popular annual events, such as the O+ Festival; the Irish, Greek, and Italian festivals; the Artists’ Soapbox Derby; Wall Street Jazz Festival; Kayak Festival and Sinterklass. Dining choices range from sophisticated to downhome all year long, and many of Kingston’s finest chefs and restaurants are featured during Hudson Valley Restaurant Week. Art-lovers gallery-hop on First Saturdays and, during warmer months, the Night Market transforms the Rondout into a delightful European-inspired shopping mecca.
Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy Kingston’s bike paths, historic walking tours, and nearby Catskill Mountain hiking trails. Water-lovers will be pleased to find Hudson River cruises, fishing, kayak/canoe rentals, sailboat charters and docking facilities for those arriving by boat.