Congressman José E. Serrano

Representing the 15th District of New York

Congressman Serrano Announces More than $500,000 in Federal Funding for Six Health Care Facilities in the Bronx

Aug 8, 2016
Press Release

The Bronx, NY – Congressman José E. Serrano today announced that six hospitals and health care centers in the Bronx have been awarded a total of $550,493 in federal funding through grants from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The grants will support a wide range of general and specialized care at each of the health care providers’ locations in the South Bronx.  

“Our hospitals, community health centers, and non-profits in the Bronx deliver the best care to some of our borough’s most vulnerable residents,” said Congressman Serrano. “This funding is crucial to ensuring these facilities continue providing high-quality health care to those who need it most, including dental care and specialized care for patients living with HIV/AIDS. I am proud of the work these organizations do on a daily basis to protect the health and well-being of Bronxites and all New Yorkers, and I’m pleased to see they are receiving the support they need from the federal government.”

The funding will be distributed as follows:

Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center (Dental Reimbursement Program) - $271,800

HELP/Project Samaritan Services Corp. (Health Center Cluster) - $35,000

La Casa De Salud, Inc. (Health Center Cluster) - $35,000

St. Barnabas Hospital and Healthcare System (Dental Reimbursement Program) - $138,693

Union Community Health Center (Health Center Program) - $35,000

Vocational Instructional Project Community Services, Inc. (Health Center Program) - $35,000