Montgomery, AL 36107 & Hayneville, AL 36040

Project Details:

Health Services, Inc. (HSI) is a Federally Qualified Health Center (“FQHC”) that was chartered 44 years ago in Montgomery, AL to provide health care services to indigent people in Montgomery County. HSI has expanded its mission and currently operates 11 outpatient centers in six counties throughout South Central Alabama; HSI provides primary medical, dental, behavioral healthcare, enabling services (e.g. translation services) and pharmaceutical services annually to over 33,929 patients in 96,843 patient visits annually. The project involved the construction of four new facilities totaling an estimated 64,900 square feet (56,500 SF in Montgomery and 8,400 SF in Hayneville). The facilities include two Outpatient Primary Health Care Clinics and two corresponding Wellness Centers. The Out Patient Clinic’s work jointly with its corresponding Wellness Center to implement healthcare protocols to improve patient outcomes and place a greater emphasis on preventative medicine rather than reactive treatment for conditions such as cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes, and obesity.

Montgomery Facilities:

  • Federally designated Medically Underserved Area
  • 29.5% poverty rate
  • 56% Area Median Income
  • 7.3x national unemployment rate

Hayneville, AL:

  • Federally designated Medically Underserved Area
  • Non-Metropolitan
  • 76.5% Area Median Income
  • 4.5x national unemployment rate

Community Impacts:

  • 92 sustained/retained FTE jobs
  • 32.5 created jobs
  • 111 construction jobs
  • 43.5 permanent jobs accessible to LIPs/LICs
  • 75 LIC Resident Accessible Jobs
  • 24,030 Low-Income Persons served annually

Project Community Alignment:

Centennial Hill Neighborhood Plan-Montgomery Alabama
The Centennial Hill neighborhood plan focuses on the development of currently vacant or abandoned commercial property, the site of the proposed Outpatient Clinic is on empty site that is not being used or maintained. The project also supports the development plan of new environmentally friendly facilities, the new healthcare clinic is LEED-gold certified.

South Central Alabama Economic Development Strategy
The South Central Alabama Development Commission (SEADC) is one of twelve area planning and development commissions in the state of Alabama and covers both Montgomery and Lowndes County, where the four facilities will be located. The SEADC prepared the economic development plan in 2010 The plan stresses two key areas, full time employment at all skill levels and provision of health care to reduce out-migration and increase quality of life. These goals are in direct alignment HSI’s project which provides 64,900 square feet of affordable health care to both insured and uninsured indigent people throughout this region.