FLINT, MI – Genesee Health System on Thursday, April 1, announced a new mental and physical health treatment center that will house the Neurological Center of Excellence, the Childhood Autism and Services Center under one roof. Childhood and Family.
The 60,000-square-foot development will serve Flint and Genesee counties and is located on South Saginaw Street, between 9th and 10th Streets. they will own the facility, according to a Genesee Health System press release.
“This new facility will expand community access to children’s behavioral health services, as well as improve the continuity of care for our patients and their families,” said Danis Russell, CEO of Genesee Health System.
According to the statement, construction of the new building will begin with an innovative event in June.
Funding was acquired by a combination of public and private organizations. The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation provided $ 5.5 million to support construction and the Community Foundation of Greater Flint provided $ 200,000 through the Flint Kids Fund.
“Having a single state-of-the-art center for quality health care and support services will be a great help to Flint families, especially as they continue to face challenges related to the Flint water crisis,” Kimberly said. Roberson, director of Mott’s Flint Area Grant Program. “Mott is pleased to be able to help make Genesee Health System’s vision for this new facility a reality.”
The building will allow those in need of services for their children to avoid traveling to and from various locations, said William Winiarski, chairman of the GFCMHF Board of Directors.
“Renting several buildings to so many landlords added to the difficulty of this situation,” Winiarski said. “We have worked with GHS on their other building needs as a homeowner and we knew we could work to provide them with a facility to meet their needs all under one roof.”
The site of the new health center was previously occupied by Club 69, a former adult entertainment venue and a gentlemen’s club.
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