The Massachusetts Department of Public Health established the Community Health Network Area initiative in 1992. The original initiative involved all 351 towns and cities through 27 Community Health Network Areas (CHNA). Below are the CHNAs with municipalities and current contacts. If there is no contact person, the CHNA is not currently active.

EOHHS Region 1: Western

CHNA 1

Community Health Network of Berkshire County

Adams, Alford, Becket, Cheshire, Clarksburg, Dalton, Egremont, Florida, Great Barrington, Hancock, Hinsdale, Lanesborough, Lee, Lenox, Monterey, Mount Washington, New Ashford, New Marlborough, North Adams, Otis, Peru, Pittsfield, Richmond, Sandisfield, Savoy, Sheffield, Stockbridge, Tyringham, Washington, West Stockbridge, Williamstown and Windsor

CHNA 1
ContactsAgencyTitleEmail
Ed PerlakBerkshire Medical Center/HillcrestChaireperlak@bhs1.org

CHNA 2

Upper Valley Health Web

Ashfield, Athol, Bernardston, Buckland, Charlemont, Colrain, Conway, Deerfield, Erving, Gill, Greenfield, Hawley, Heath, Leverett, Leyden, Monroe, Montague, New Salem, Northfield, Orange, Petersham, Phillipston, Rowe, Royalston, Shelburne, Shutesbury, Sunderland, Warwick, Wendell and Whately

CHNA 2
ContactsAgencyTitleEmail
No contact information available   

CHNA 3

Partnership for Health in Hampshire County

Amherst, Belchertown, Chesterfield, Cummington, Easthampton, Goshen, Granby, Hadley, Hatfield, Middlefield, Northampton, Pelham, Plainfield, South Hadley, Southampton, Ware, Westhampton, Williamsburg and Worthington

CHNA 3
ContactsAgencyTitleEmail
No contact information available   

CHNA 21

Community Health Network of Chicopee-Holyoke-Ludlow-Westfield

Chester, Chicopee, Holyoke, Huntington, Ludlow and Westfield

CHNA 21
ContactsAgencyTitleEmail
No contact information available   

CHNA 4

Community Health Connection

Agawam, Blandford, East Longmeadow, Granville, Hampden, Longmeadow, Monson, Montgomery, Palmer, Russell, Southwick, Springfield, Tolland, West Springfield and Wilbraham

CHNA 4
ContactsAgencyTitleEmail
Theresa Glenn Chairtaglenn63@hotmail.com

EOHHS Region 2: Central

CHNA 5

South County Connects CHNA Website

Brimfield, Brookfield, Charlton, Dudley, East Brookfield, Holland, North Brookfield, Oxford, Southbridge, Spencer, Sturbridge, Wales, Warren, Webster and West Brookfield

CHNA 5
ContactAgencyTitleEmail
Lauren McLoughlinSouth County Connects/Harrington HospitalCoordinatorlmclough@harringtonhospital.org
Robin Weber Chairrweber@kdc.org
Danielle Pettiford Vice-Chairdpettiford@southbaymentalhealth.com

CHNA 6

Community Partners for Health CHNA Website

Bellingham, Blackstone, Douglas, Franklin, Hopedale, Medway, Mendon, Milford, Millville, Northbridge, Sutton, Upton and Uxbridge

CHNA 6
ContactsAgencyTitleEmail
Ellen Freedman Co-Chairefreedman@milreg.org
Sara HumistonMilford Family & Community NetworkCo-Chairshumiston@milfordma.com

CHNA 8

Common Pathways CHNA Website

Auburn , Boylston, Grafton, Holden, Leicester, Millbury, Paxton, Shrewsbury, West Boylston and Worcester

CHNA 8
ContactsAgencyTitleEmail
Michael MalloySchool of Pharmacy/MCPHSChairmichael.malloy@mcphs.edu
Judi KirkBoys & Girls Club of WorcesterCo-Chairjkirk@bgcworcester.org
Clara SavageCommon PathwaysDirectorCSavage.CommonPathways@gmail.com
Manjola LumaCommon PathwaysAdmin. Assistantcommonpathwaysonline@gmail.com

CHNA 9

Community Health Network of North Central Massachusetts CHNA Website

Ashburnham, Ashby, Ayer, Barre, Berlin, Bolton, Clinton, Fitchburg, Gardner, Groton, Hardwick, Harvard, Hubbardston, Lancaster, Leominster, Lunenburg, New Braintree, Oakham, Pepperell, Princeton, Rutland, Shirley, Sterling, Templeton, Townsend, Westminster and Winchendon

CHNA 9
ContactsAgencyTitleEmail
Joyce RyanMontachusett Home CareChairJRyan@MHCC-1.org
Joana Dos SantosCleghorn Neighborhood CenterCo-chairjoana_d@cleghorncenter.org
Chelsey Patriss CHNA9 Coordinatorchna9northcentral@gmail.com

EOHHS Region 3: Northeast

CHNA 10

Greater Lowell Community Health Network CHNA Website

Billerica , Chelmsford, Dracut, Dunstable, Lowell, Tewksbury, Tyngsborough and Westford

CHNA 10
ContactsAgencyTitleEmail
Kerrie D’Entremont Executive Directorkdentremont@greaterlowellhealthalliance.org
Michelle Davis Coordinatormdavis@lowellgeneral.org

CHNA 11

Greater Lawrence Community Health Network

Andover , Lawrence, Methuen, Middleton and North Andover

CHNA 11
ContactsAgencyTitleEmail
Vilma LoraYWCA LawrenceCoordinatorvlora@ywcalawrence.org
Elecia MillerLawrence Mayors Health Task ForceCoordinatoremiller@cityoflawrence.com

CHNA 12

Greater Haverhill Community Health Network

Amesbury, Boxford, Georgetown, Groveland, Haverhill, Merrimac, Newbury, Newburyport, Rowley, Salisbury and West Newbury

CHNA 12
ContactAgencyTitleEmail
Karen KennedyHoly Family HospitalChairkaren.kennedy@steward.org
Nancy Fagan Co-Chairnfagan@teamca.net

CHNA 13 & 14

The North Shore Community Health Network CHNA Website

Beverly , Essex, Gloucester, Hamilton, Ipswich, Manchester, Rockport, Topsfield and Wenham

Danvers, Lynn, Lynnfield, Marblehead, Nahant, Peabody, Salem, Saugus and Swampscott

CHNA 13 & 14
ContactsAgencyTitleEmail
Karen WebberVNA Care Network & HospiceCo-Chairkwebber@vnacarenetwork.org
Jennifer FeminoNorth Shore Community Health, IncCo-Chairjfemino@nschi.org

CHNA 16

North Suburban Health Alliance

Everett , Malden, Medford, Melrose, North Reading, Reading, Stoneham and Wakefield

CHNA 16
ContactsAgencyTitleEmail
Eileen DernHallmark Health SystemsCo-Chairedern@hallmarkhealth.org
Jacqueline CooganJoint Committee for Children's Health Care in EverettFounder/Board Memberjmincoogan@comcast.net
Claire MurrayTri-CAPCoordinatorcmurray@tri-cap.org

EOHHS Region 4: Metro West

CHNA 7

Community Health Coalition of Metrowest

Ashland, Foxborough, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton, Hudson, Marlborough, Maynard, Medfield, Millis, Natick, Norfolk, Northborough, Plainville, Sherborn, Southborough, Stow, Sudbury, Walpole, Wayland, Westborough and Wrentham

CHNA 7
ContactsAgencyTitleEmail
Edna Smith Chairewsfaith@msn.com
Paula KaminowEdward M. Kennedy Community Health CenterCo-Chairpaula.kaminow@kennedychc.org
Stephanie NitkaRegional Center for Healthy Communities MetroWestCoordinatorsnitka@mah.harvard.edu

CHNA 15

NorthWest Suburban Health Alliance CHNA Website

Acton , Bedford, Boxborough, Burlington, Carlisle, Concord, Lexington, Lincoln, Littleton, Wilmington, Winchester and Woburn

CHNA 15
ContactsAgencyTitleEmail
Patty Ochoa Chairpw_ochoa@charter.net
Dan PereiraParks & Recreation, Town of LincolnCo-Chairdpereira@lincnet.org
Randi Epstein CHNA 15 Coordinatorchna15coordinator@gmail.com

CHNA 17

Greater Cambridge/Somerville Community Health Network CHNA Website

Arlington , Belmont, Cambridge, Somerville and Watertown

CHNA 17
ContactsAgencyTitleEmail
Frank Connelly Chairfwcprevention@gmail.com
Caitlin Abber Coordinatorchna17info@gmail.com

CHNA 18

West Suburban Health Network CHNA Website

Brookline , Dedham, Dover, Needham, Newton, Waltham, Wellesley, Weston and Westwood

CHNA 18
ContactsAgencyTitleEmail
Jhana Wallace CoordinatorJhanaw@gmail.com

CHNA 20

Blue Hills Community Health Alliance CHNA Website

Braintree, Canton, Cohasset, Hingham, Hull, Milton, Norwell, Norwood, Quincy, Randolph, Scituate, Sharon and Weymouth

CHNA 20
ContactsAgencyTitleEmail
Cynthia SierraManet Community Health CenterChaircsierra@manetchc.org
Arlene GoldsteinBaystate Community ServicesVice Chairagoldstein@baystatecs.org
Kym WilliamsCHNA 20Community Health Specialistkwilliams@baystatecs.org

EOHHS Region 5: Southeast

CHNA 22

Greater Brockton Community Health Network CHNA Website

Abington, Avon, Bridgewater, Brockton, East Bridgewater, Easton, Holbrook, Stoughton, West Bridgewater and Whitman

CHNA 22
ContactsAgencyTitleEmail
Juliana LangilleCommunity Connections of BrocktonChairjuliana.langille@ccbrockton.org
Hilary LovellSignature HealthCareCo-Chairhlovell@signature-healthcare.org
Jessica FraineCHNA 22Coordinatorchna22@gmail.com

CHNA 23

South Shore Community Partners in Prevention

Carver, Duxbury, Halifax, Hanover, Hanson, Kingston, Marshfield, Pembroke, Plymouth, Plympton and Rockland

CHNA 23
ContactsAgencyTitleEmail
Angela HarringtonJordan HospitalCo-Chairaharrington@jordanhospital.org
VacantCHNA 23Coordinatorchna23@gmail.com

CHNA 24

Greater Taunton Health & Human Service Coalition

Attleboro, Berkley, Dighton, Lakeville, Mansfield, Middleborough, North Attleboro, Norton, Raynham, Rehoboth, Seekonk and Taunton

CHNA 24
ContactsAgencyTitleEmail
Deborah RogersSteward HealthCareChairdeborah.rogers@steward.org

CHNA 25

Partners for a Healthier Community CHNA Website

Fall River, Somerset, Swansea and Westport

CHNA 25
ContactsAgencyTitleEmail
Jamison Souza

Greater Fall River

RE-CREATION

Chairjdsouza11@yahoo.com
David WeedPartners for a Healthier CommunityCoordinatordrweed@cox.net

CHNA 26

Greater New Bedford Allies for Health and Wellness CHNA Website

Acushnet, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Freetown, Marion, Mattapoisett, New Bedford, Rochester and Wareham

CHNA 26
ContactsAgencyTitleEmail
Barbara AcksenFairhaven Board of HealthChairbacksen@comcast.net
Elizabeth Leatham Coordinatorinfo@gnballies.org

CHNA 27

Cape Cod and Islands Community Health Network CHNA Website

Barnstable, Bourne, Brewster, Chatham, Chilmark, Dennis, Eastham, Edgartown, Falmouth, Gay Head, Gosnold, Harwich, Mashpee, Nantucket, Oak Bluffs, Orleans, Provincetown, Sandwich, Tisbury, Truro, Wellfleet, West Tisbury, Yarmouth

CHNA 27
ContactsAgencyTitleEmail
Brenda VazquezCHNA 27Chairbrendavazquez1@gmail.com
Kimberly PerryCHNA 27Coordinatorchna27cape@gmail.com

EOHHS Region 6: Boston

CHNA 19

Alliance for Community Health CHNA Website

Chelsea , Greater Boston, Revere, Winthrop

CHNA 19
ContactsAgencyTitleEmail
David AronsteinBoston Alliance for Community HealthCoordinatordaronstein@hria.org
Jamiah Tappin Coordinatorjtappin@hria.org
Pat Milano Steering Committee Chairpmilano@ebsoc.org

 


This information is provided by the Office of Healthy Communities within the Department of Public Health.