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

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, our hours have temporarily changed. Visit our coronavirus page for current hours of operation.

To schedule an appointment at one of our
locations, please call:

New Castle County: (302) 224-6800

Kent/Sussex County: (302) 678-4622

Offices closed every Thursday from 2 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

Westside’s Provider-On-Call service is available for urgent medical questions or concerns when our office is closed. Please call 302-655-5822. For emergencies, dial 9-1-1 or go to the emergency room.

Administrative Office
(300 Water St. Suite 200 Wilmington, DE 19801)
Ancillary Administrative Office
(13 Reads Way, Suite 102, New Castle, DE 19720)
Bear / New Castle
(404 Fox Hunt Dr. Fox Run Shopping Center Bear, DE 19701)
(1020 Forrest Avenue, Dover, DE 19904)
Dover Dental
(1020 Forrest Avenue Dover, DE 19904)
(27 Marrows Road, Newark, DE 19713)
Newark Dental
(27 Marrows Road, Newark, DE 19713)
(908-B E. 16th St. Wilmington, DE 19802)
Northeast Dental
(908-b 16th Street, Wilmington, DE 19802, United States)
(1802 W. 4th St. Wilmington, DE 19805)
Wilmington Dental
(1802 W. 4th St. Wilmington, DE 19805)

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