Established as a free pediatric clinic in 1981, the Family Health Center was incorporated in 1987 and named for Rep. Joseph P. Addabbo, Sr. who championed the cause of affordable healthcare in Southeast Queens.
Addabbo provides a full range of high-quality, accessible and cost-effective primary, preventative, specialty and enabling services to the poor, the medically indigent, medically underserved, the uninsured, the underinsured and the undocumented of New York City.
We believe the goal of healthcare is to improve the health of our patients, prevent issues and treat disease by helping them achieve good health every step of the way. Our medical specialists and compassionate staff across our 6 Queens and Brooklyn area offices provide the personalized, quality healthcare our patients deserve at a price they can afford.
Arverne is a neighborhood on the Rockaway Peninsula in the New York City borough of Queens. Queens is the easternmost and largest in area of the five boroughs of New York City, geographically adjacent to the borough of Brooklyn at the western end of Long Island. Taste food from around the globe, watch Mets baseball and US Open tennis, see cutting-edge art and more in one of the world's most diverse places. Queens is a diverse city with lots to experience.
With adventurous art, international cuisine, gorgeous parks and world-class sporting events, Queens features attractions to satisfy nearly every taste. Sports lovers can watch the New York Mets play baseball at Citi Field and, in a venue nearly adjacent, see the US Open host the world’s best tennis players. But in Queens, every day can be an event, whether you’re sampling the delectable Greek cuisine of Astoria or authentic Chinese food in Flushing. View inventive art at MoMA PS1 and Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City, and take in the stunning flora at the Queens Botanical Garden.
Queens hosts various museums and cultural institutions that serve its diverse communities. They range from the historical to the scientific, from conventional art galleries to unique graffiti exhibits. Queens's cultural institutions include, but are not limited to: 5 Pointz, Afrikan Poetry Theatre, Bowne House, Flushing Town Hall, King Manor, Kupferberg Center for the Arts, Noguchi Museum, New York Hall of Science, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Queens Botanical Garden, Queens Museum of Art, SculptureCenter, Thalia Spanish Theater, and the Ganesh Temple, Flushing, Queens.