Our History

First Choice is proud of our growth since first opening our doors in 1996.

  • Opened primary care services in East Hartford in 1996Original Proclamation
  • Dental services in East Hartford & Manchester
  • Dental
  • OB/GYN and ultrasound/sonograms in East Hartford
  • 4606992 – nurse assisting patient undergoing mammogram
  • Expanded primary care services to Manchester
  • Opened primary care services in Vernon
  • Geriatrics
  • Incorporated electronic health record system
  • Podiatry services in East Hartford & Manchester
  • Podiatry
  • Opened optometry Services in East Hartford
  • Added 92 Connecticut Blvd
  • Added 265 Ellington Road


  • Expanded Pediatrics and Women’s Health Services at 110 Connecticut Boulevard, East Hartford


  • Created School Based Health Centers in Vernon & expanded services at Cheney Tech to include Behavioral Health
  • Behavioral Health Services now offered at First Choice Health Centers in East Hartford
  • Behavioral Health Services offered in Manchester at our 150 North Main Street office
  • Added Fitness Center & Nutrition Services to 110 Connecticut Boulevard in East HartfordFirst Choice Health Centers Fitness Center
  • Began Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Introduced Infectious Disease and Geriatrics
  • Opened Medical and Behavioral Health Services at 94 Union Street in Vernon
  • Opened Administrative offices at 809 Main Street in East Hartford
  • Renovations began to our original building at 94 Connecticut Boulevard in East Hartford
  • Opened expanded medical space at 809 Main Street, East Hartford
  • Relocated Fitness Center to 809 Main Street
  • Received the Certificate of Achievement – Health Center Quality Leader 2017 Award from HRSA


  • 94 Union St Ribbon Cutting

Added Chiropractic Services at 265 Ellington Road, East Hartford