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Health Center Expansion Projects

The Capital Expansion Projects are part of the DOH’s Capital Health Project (CHP) initiative to invest Tobacco Settlement/Community Health Care Financing and other local funds to improve the health of District residents. The DOH granted over $100 million for capital expansion projects for District health centers and hospitals, including grants covering approximately 75% of the project costs to the following organizations:

Children’s National Medical Center (CNMC):

  • Start-up and Operating Costs for CNMC’s new satellite pediatric emergency department located on UMC’s campus (Ward 8)
  • Activities to link families to usual sources of primary care

DC Primary Care Association (DCPCA):

  • Bread for the City’s 11,000 square foot expansion of its 7th St NW site (Ward 2)
  • Community of Hope’s new 37,000 square foot health center on S. Capitol St SW (Ward 8)- construction beginning in 2012
  • Mary’s Center’s new 28,000 square foot health center on Georgia Ave NW (Ward 4)
  • Unity Health Care’s 28,000 square foot replacement of the former Anacostia Health Center (Ward 8)
  • Unity Health Care’s new 43,000 square foot Parkside Health Center on Kenilworth Terrace NE (Ward 7)- construction beginning in 2012
  • Unity Health Care’s 20,000 square foot replacement for its Brentwood Health Center (Ward 5)- construction beginning in 2013


  • Kids Smiles’ new non-profit pediatric dental clinic on Benning Road SE (Ward 7)

Providence Hospital’s Geriatric Clinic Without Walls house call program (Various Wards)

United Medical Center (UMC)

  • Construction of the new CNMC satellite pediatric emergency department on UMC’s campus
  • Elevator modernization project
  • Upgrade of equipment in UMC obstetrical ward

Washington Hospital Center (WHC)

  • Renovations of emergency department (ED) and MedStar Trauma Center areas
  • Purchase of equipment for the ED, Trauma Center and intensive care unit (ICU)
  • Implementation of an electronic health record for the ED and ICU
  • Campus security enhancements
Service Contact: 
Primary Care Bureau/Community Health Administration
Contact Phone: 
(202) 442-6101
Contact Fax: 
(202) 442-4947
Contact TTY: 
Contact Suite #: 
3rd Floor
Office Hours: 
Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Service Location: 

Health, Department of

GIS Address: 
899 North Capitol Street, NE