In a press release on May 4, 2016, US Department of Health and Human Services announced the award of over $260 million in HIIP FY2016 awards to 290 health centers in 45 States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. These awards will support facility renovation, expansion, and/or construction with a view to building capacity and extending services to over 800,000 new patients nationwide.

Six (6) New Jersey health centers received $4,780,203 to serve an anticipated 23,531 additional patients. New Jersey health centers already serve nearly 500,000 patients Statewide and this award will allow the health centers to build and renovate facilities and extend affordable healthcare services to many more. A complete list of New Jersey’s HIIP award recipients is provided below:

FY2016 Health Infrastructure Investment Program (HIIP) Awards

Health Center/Organization Name



Award Amount

Horizon Health Center, Inc.

Jersey City


Center for Health Education, Medicine & Dentistry



Ocean Health Initiatives, Inc.



Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers, Inc.



Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey Community Health Center

Asbury Park


Zufall Health Center, Inc.



The HHS Press Release is available at:

To see a complete list of the 260 HIIP award winners, please visit:

New Jersey Health Centers Receive $4.7 Million in FY2016 Health Infrastructure Investment Program