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NuHealth Family Health Centers

Nuhealth Centers of Care Overview

Elmont • Hempstead • Roosevelt • Roosevelt High School • South Ocean Care • Westbury

NuHealth's Family Health Centers provide essential care for everyone in the neighborhood.

Centrally located to offer primary and select specialty care to our residential communities, the Family Health Centers are your 'medical home' for preventative care for you and your family. Enjoy invaluable peace of mind knowing you can now make appointments to see your doctor for regular visits.

Imagine, no more waiting in the emergency room when a doctor's visit will provide essential primary care you can rely on day in and day out. Our deepening relationship with the North Shore-LIJ Health System allows us to tap into specialty diagnostic services on the cutting edge of medical advancement and provide you and your family with a premium level of quality care that won't break your household budget.

Working in partnership with Long Island Federally Qualified Health Centers (LIFQHC), NuHealth's Family Health Centers provide enhanced services, expanded hours and reduced prescription pricing, raising the level of care throughout the community. Whatever your family needs, regardless of your income, residency or immigration status, the Family Health Centers are your primary choice for managing your continued health and well-being.

For more information on LIFQHC Family Health Centers, please visit

FTCA Deemed Facility


Women's Health Services

Offering essential gynecological and mammography screenings, NuHealth's Family Health Centers provide comprehensive women's care by appointment in your doctor's office. Treatment of sexually transmitted infections, routine pap smears and emergency contraceptives are available.

Family Planning

You can rely on your neighborhood Family Health Center to assist you and your family as it prepares for the arrival of a new member. From pregnancy testing and obstetrics to birth preparation classes and nutrition counseling, NuHealth offers essential family planning services including baby health education classes. Ask about our Prenatal Care Assistance Program.


Help your family grow healthy and strong with regular well-baby check-ups, preventative vaccines, sick child visits and school physicals offered at the Family Health Center.

Our Family Health Centers offer the 24/7 NuHealth's Ask A Nurse line by calling 1-888-807-6180.

Adult Medicine

As the adult in your household it's especially important that you maintain good health to care for your children and extended family members. NuHealth's Family Health Centers offer general internal medicine services including complete physicals, flu and pneumonia vaccines, vision and podiatry care. Specialized cancer screenings and chest screenings for tuberculosis are offered upon the request of your doctor.

Health Insurance Options

Under the Affordable Care Act you now may be eligible for free or low cost insurance available through the New York State of Health Marketplace. Visit

Onsite enrollment is available at Nassau University Medical Center and at our Family Health Centers, with convenient day and evening hours. We have organizations available to help you enroll. Contact Healthfirst, one of our partners at 1-888-250-2220 or the Nassau Suffolk Hospital Council at 631-656-9783. Let our NuHealth Counselors help you learn about your options today! Call 516-566-3951.

How We Help You Manage Your Care

Our care team works with other providers and specialists to effectively coordinate your care.

We will ask you for your complete medical history and any care you received outside the practice. Your cooperation will help us provide you with an appointment as quickly as possible. We will discuss treatment options and provide you with the necessary tools and assistance for you to manage your family's medical care at home.

LI Federally Qualified Health Centers

LI Federally-Qualified Health Centers (LIFQHC), a non-profit, consumer-driven organization, was created to help address the health needs of the region's most vulnerable populations. Uniquely situated to address the health service needs of the neighborhoods it serves, LIFQHC is governed by 13 board members, seven of whom receive primary care at one of NuHealth's Family Health Centers. The remaining six board members are leaders of the regional non-profit community. This partnership allows NuHealth and LIFQHC to enhance services, expand hours of operation, obtain reduced prescription pricing, and improve the quality and availability of preventative and primary care in Nassau County's 33 medically-underserved communities.


Adult Medicine

  • Internal Medicine
  • Complete Physicals
  • Flu and Pneumonia Vaccines
  • Chest Screening for Tuberculosis
  • Cancer Screening
  • Podiatry
  • Vision Screening


  • School Physicals
  • Children's Vaccines
  • Well-Baby Check-ups
  • Sick Child Visits

Women's Health Services

  • Obstetrics
  • Office Gynecology
  • Mammography
  • Pap Smears
  • Prenatal Care Assistance Program
  • Medical Care
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Baby Health Education
  • Birth Preparation Classes
  • Family Planning
  • Pregnancy Testing
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Birth Control
  • Emergency Contraceptives

Specialty Services*

  • Social Work / Care Management
  • Radiology

* Not all services offered at every Center. Check with local staff for services and schedules
** Not all specialty services are offered at all times. Call for an appointment.

Locations & Hours

Elmont Health Center

161 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont, NY 11003
(516) 571-8200
Mon., Wed., Fri., 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tue., Thurs., 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Primary Care, Ob/Gyn, Dentistry, Podiatry, Nutrition, Social Work

Hempstead Health Center

135 Main Street, Hempstead, NY 11550
(516) 572-1300
Mon., Wed., Thurs., Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tues. 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Primary Care, Ob/Gyn, Podiatry, Nutrition, Social Work

Roosevelt/Freeport Family Center

380 Nassau Road, Roosevelt, NY 11575
(516) 571-8600
Mon., Wed., Thurs., Fri., 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tues., 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Primary Care, Ob/Gyn, Nutrition, Podiatry, Dentistry

South Ocean Care

101 So. Bergen Place, Freeport, NY 11520
(516) 623-3600
Mon. - Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Primary Care, Dentistry, Ob/Gyn, Podiatry, Optometry, Cardiology

Westbury Health Center

682 Union Ave., Westbury, NY 11590
(516) 571-9500
Mon., Wed., Fri., 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tues., Thurs., 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Primary Care, Ob/Gyn, Podiatry, Nutrition and Social Work

* Flexible appointments available. Please call for appointment when possible.
** Not all specialty services are offered at all times. Call for an appointment.


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National Health Center Week

We congratulate the NuHealth Family Health Centers on National Health Center Week, August 10-16th.

Long Island Federally Qualified Health Centers - Proud recipients of NCQA's Patient Centered Medical Home!

The NuHealth Family Health Centers in partnership with the LIFQHC play a critical role in providing affordable, high-quality preventive and primary health care to tens of thousands of people. They offer vital services regardless of ability to pay -- services that help patients stay healthy and avoid emergency room visits. During National Health Center Week, we recognize their significant contributions to keeping our communities stay healthy.

We are proud of the work that you do, and we thank you for your dedication to the patients we serve!

LIFQHC providing health care for everyone in the neighborhood!