“Depression: How to Recognize It and Tips to Fight It Off”

You've probably heard the saying that high blood pressure (hypertension) is the 'silent killer'. And we recently told you about our clinic's presentation on high blood pressure at the Boulevard …Read More

Dr. Charles DeWitt Watts: An Advocate for the Marginalized

In presentations, conversation, or even in our mission statement, we will tell you that we exist by the Lord's grace to serve the medically-underserved of any race, religion or creed in Elmhurst, throughout Queens and …Read More

"Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas", by Rebecca Solnit and Joshua Jelly-Schapiro

Many of you who know the New Life Fellowship story are aware we used to sometimes say that Elmhurst/Queens is 'the most ethnically-diverse neighborhood on the planet', and the NY Times and the National …Read More

Community Health Seminar at the Boulevard: Hypertension

Remember the song, “Rikki Don’t Lose That Number” from the pop group ‘Steely Dan’ in 1974? It offers a piece of advice for someone in a somewhat desperate situation to keep a …Read More

Celebrating Black History Month: Dr. Charles Richard Drew

Have you ever given blood at one of New Life Fellowship’s annual blood drives? Or have you ever received blood in a hospital for a critical surgical need? If so, you are either a beneficiary of a man who helped …Read More

Health Education Seminar January 28: Substance Abuse

Our clinic helps many people with health problems and one of the most common we see for our 'walk-in' guys living on the streets is substance abuse - in various kinds, but usually alcohol or illegal …Read More

Celebrating Black History Month: Mary Elizabeth Mahoney, RN

Our clinic has historically held a primary place for nurses to use their skills in providing free medical care to the Elmhurst community since we began our mission. Nurses were with us before doctors were here. And since …Read More

Thank You Ralph Yoon and Claro Consulting

At the West Point Military Academy, three words from a 1962 speech by General Douglas MacArthur say with simplicity the West Point motto: "Duty Honor Country". Sometimes you find someone who goes above and beyond …Read More

“My Health, My Choices”: NLCHC’s Health Education Series

Just like in football, health issues sometimes need to come with a '2-minute warning' in order to make adjustments.   Our clinic recently was a '2-minute warning' on an important …Read More

New Life Community Health Center Reaches 15,000 Visits

The New Life Community Health Center reached 15,000 patient visits on Tuesday, January 24th. Juan Perez, a local 'day worker' in the Elmhurst, Queens area, became 'Number 15 K' for us, and we all …Read More

"Baby, It's Cold Outside!"

That popular song from the movie, "Elf", and from an earlier-era Dean Martin reminds us of a truth during the holiday season: People need to stay warm and properly dressed to avoid hypothermia and frostbite. Our …Read More

Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Now that the presents of Christmas are put away, 'Auld Lang Syne' has been sung, and the boxes, wrappings and moldy cheese balls from parties are thrown out, we should tell you about something that should never …Read More

January 21 Community Health Talk: Diabetes Type I and II

Benjamin Franklin once said, "Tell me and I forget...teach me and I remember...involve me, and I learn." That's something we see at the New Life Community Health Center as our patients involve …Read More

New Life Community Health Center Announces New Medical Director

The New Life Community Health Center (NLCHC), is very pleased to announce Dr. Amber Featherstone-Uwague as its Medical Director. Featherstone-Uwague officially assumed her duties on Jan. 1, 2015 and was presented in a public …Read More

A Summary of 2015 FREE Community Health Fairs

In 2015, the New Life Community Health Center saw 304 patients in 7 free health fairs conducted on seven different occasions and in six different neighborhoods. This summer’s activities continues a tradition every …Read More

Donate Clothing for the Homeless

Hear from some of our volunteers.

Upcoming Events

Feb 28

Drop In Clinic

5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Health Talk at the Boulevard

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Mar 4

Drop in Clinic

9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Mar 7

Drop In Clinic

5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Contact Us

New Life Community Health Center

82-10 Queens Boulevard
Elmhurst, NY   11373
t. 718-565-9844
f. 718-565-9845