Community Health Services, Inc. (CHS) is a private nonprofit federally qualified health center located in Hartford’s North End community. The largest community health center in Hartford, CHS is also the second oldest health center in the state of Connecticut. As a federally qualified health center, CHS is committed to caring for each person, regardless of their income or ability to pay for services and whether or not they have insurance.This community health center offers a place where you can bring your entire family, and receive the same close, personal care and medical expertise you would expect from a private practice or hospital. CHS is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations. While the Joint Commission sets the standards for the care in hospitals, accreditation is not required for community health centers. CHS undertook this effort as part of our commitment to excellence in our clinical practices, and providing every patient the quality of care they deserve.