Name of Organization: Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center
Name: Ivelisse Delgado
Town where your organization is located: WORCESTER
Which WHEAT program(s) do you partner with? WHEAT
What type of program/service do you provide to the community at WHEAT? Health Insurance Assistance
How long have you been working with WHEAT? Five Years
How often do you partner with WHEAT? We come to WHEAT Weekly*
Why did you decide to work with WHEAT?
With a mission to help people live healthier lives, the Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center (Kennedy Community Health) engages with partners who can assist us in successfully engaging with the people who live and work in the communities we serve.
How did you decide to work with WHEAT?
WHEAT is a comprehensive organization located in communities where a large percentage of our patients reside, as well as in an area where many uninsured and under-insured individuals live. As such, WHEAT provides the perfect venue for our certified health insurance navigators to reach those in need of health insurance information, counseling and enrollment.
Why do you think it's important to partner with WHEAT?
WHEAT is well respected in the communities it serves, which means that people in need of our resources feel a sense of security and familiarity when they visit with one of our health insurance navigators at a WHEAT location.
How do you like working with WHEAT?
The WHEAT team is exceptional, accommodating and very easy to work with. We couldn't be more pleased.
Do you have any other comments you would like to add?
Kennedy Community Health is a proud partner with WHEAT.
*UPDATE: The Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center will not be coming to WHEAT for the duration of the COVID-19 emergency.