Facts & Awards

Facts & Awards

Fast Facts

Families First Health & Support Center is part of a network of health centers serving southeastern New Hampshire and Southern Maine. The info below pertains to the entire network (legally known as Greater Seacoast Community Health) in calendar year 2018.

CEO: Janet Laatsch, RN, MBA

Budget: $19 million

Employees: 300

2018 Service Statistics

20,000 people served in all programs, including:

  • 13,316 primary care patients, including 5,867 children
  • 5,078 dental patients
  • 1,264 behavioral health patients
  • 481 prenatal patients (241 babies delivered)
  • 5,867 pediatric patients
  • 1,872 people served in parenting/family groups and child care (9,652 visits)
  • 162 families received individualized family support (home visiting, Partners in Health)
  • 1,900 people served in the WIC nutrition program
  • 64,309  medical, dental and behavioral health visits
  • 9,652 visits made to parent/family groups and child care
  • 10,000 visits made to SOS Recovery Centers

About Our Patients

  • 86% live at 200% of the federal poverty level or below
  • 17% of patients are uninsured
  • 37% of patients are on Medicaid
  • 11% of patients are on Medicare

Our Locations

Our Program Partners

 Awards & Recognition

FQHC Status

Families First, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) receives funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and has federal Public Health Service-deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals. For more information, please see http://www.bphc.hrsa.gov/ftca/.