NEW HAVEN — The State Bond Commission has awarded a grant of  $917,141 in funding for the Fair Haven Community Health Center for the construction and purchase of equipment for a new 6,000-square-foot mental health, dental and primary care facility on Grand Avenue in New Haven.


“This grant will help the Fair Haven Community Health Center continue in its mission of providing critical access to excellent, affordable medical care to those in need,” said State Senate Majority Leader Martin M. Looney (D ) of New Haven.


“This funding is incredibly important to the Fair Haven Health Center,” said Suzanne Lagarde MD, FACP. “We serve over 15,000 residents and are in need of more space in order to keep up with the demand for our services.


The Fair Haven Community Health Center is a not-for-profit primary health care organization that has been dedicated to serving the greater Fair Haven Community since 1971. It provides comprehensive health care from prenatal to pediatric, adolescent to adult and geriatric.