Our History

1988: Westside Health Services opens in Adams Four Shopping Center in Wilmington as a nurse-managed health center on August 22nd

1990: Lolita Lopez joins Westside as Executive Director

1994: Is the 17th health center to become a Federally Qualified Health Center

1998: Expands and moves to 4th Street office, growing from 6 to 16 exams rooms

2000: Earns Joint Commission Accreditation

2002: 4th Street dental suite opens; Begins offering behavioral health services

2003: Northeast health center opens

2004: Newark health center opens

2007: Transfers to an electronic medical record system; Westside Health Services is rebranded as Westside Family Healthcare; Becomes a training site for Christiana Care General Practice Dentistry Residency Program

2009: Bear/New Castle health center opens; “We Deliver” program launches providing comprehensive prenatal services

2011: Dover health center opens

2012: Obtains a mobile health unit to care for agricultural workers in Kent and Sussex counties; Earns Primary Care Medical Home certification through Joint Commission; Middletown health center opens

2013: Begins providing outreach and enrollment services for the Health Insurance Marketplace

2014: Dental suite opens at Dover health center

2016: Christiana Care Family Medicine Residency Program forms where physician residents provide care Westside health centers

2017: Serves over 30,000 patients through 100,000 patient visits annually for the first time; Dental satellite sites open at Newark and Northeast health centers; Middletown and Bear sites consolidate into Bear location

2018: Celebrates 30 years providing healthcare for all

Locations & Hours

Note that some of our hours have changed.

To schedule an appointment at one of our locations, please call (302) 224-6800.

Please fax all clinical information and/or medical health record information to (302) 322-6201.

Westside’s Provider-On-Call service is available for urgent medical questions or concerns when our office is closed, by calling (302) 655-5822.

For emergencies, dial 9-1-1 or go to the emergency room.

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