Baystate Brightwood Health Center

Baystate Brightwood Health Center (BHC) is a hospital-affiliated health center located in Springfield, Massachusetts. As a Patient Centered Medical Home, BHC provides care that involves understanding each patient, taking into account their unique needs, culture, values and preferences. 90% of BHC staff are bi-lingual/bi-cultural, including the CRVFHP Outreach Team. They are committed to establishing trust and meaningful relationships with patients, resulting in better care.

  • Medical
  • Behavioral Health
  • Pharmacy
  • Vision Screening & Referrals
  • Dental Referrals
  • Substance Use Disorder
  • Telehealth
  • Laboratory
  • Outreach & Enabling Services
  • Insurance & Enrollment Assistance
  • Transportation for Medical Needs
  • COVID-19 Testing & Vaccination

Baystate Brightwood Health Center welcomes all patients. Farmworkers and their families who do not have health coverage, or are underinsured are eligible for enrollment in the CRVFHP while they live or work in the Connecticut River Valley.

Farmworkers must be employed in the direct farming of seasonal crops. Agricultural work includes cultivating, harvesting, or preparing seasonal crops for market or storage. This includes anyone who has been employed as a migratory agricultural worker within the last 24 months.

Contact Us

  • For questions and referrals, call 413-794-9409. You can also call BHC’s main number at 413-794-4458.
  • For urgent issues after hours, call 413-794-4458.
  • Call 911 if you are experiencing a medical emergency.


380 Plainfield Street
Springfield, MA 01107

Office Hours

8 am – 5 pm
8 am – 8 pm
8 am – 8 pm
8 am – 8 pm
8 am – 5 pm

Our Team

Norman Deschaine, RN, ACRN

Practice Administrator / Ambulatory Grants Manager(413) 794-4458 (Office)

Lellys Nazario

Case Manager(413) 794-9852 (Office)

Milta M. DeJesus

Case Manager(413) 794-4458 (Office)

Ashley Alward

Quality Champion(413) 794-2930