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Health for Our Communities | Connecting Students to Careers, Professionals to Communities, and Communities to Better Health


A Nonprofit Organization that is Connected

Southwestern AHEC, Inc. has been serving the community as a nonprofit organization for a long time. We are proud to say that our success is built on strong, collaborative partnerships that enhance our commitment to improving the health of our communities. Moreover, it has allowed us to have a wealth of resources to share.


(We are continuously adding new material, so come back often)

What's Happening!

National Immunization Awareness Month


Phase 1 of the plan to Open Connecticut begins May 20th! But what does that mean, exactly? Learn the details, the do’s, and the don’ts of this first step into reopening CT’s economy with Southwestern AHEC.

"Be the change you want to see in the world - Gandhi"

The Be the Change Project is an inspiration from a group of Community Health Workers recently trained by Southwestern AHEC. This group built a powerful bond as a community and decided to meet voluntarily to address community issues in Bridgeport.


With the generous support of the 2020 Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation Youth Grant Program, Southwestern AHEC's Americorps members received funding to address hunger with educational modules, so youth, families, and communities can benefit from learning about Fruits, Vegetables, and Vitamins.

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