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yale new haven hospital

Our Community

Yale New Haven Hospital's Department of Community Health is dedicated to the highest quality patient and family-centered health care. We provide comprehensive services for acute and chronic medical problems as well as preventive care.

We are the busiest provider of patient care services in the region, caring for the largest number of Medicaid-covered and uninsured patients in the state. In addition, the hospital sponsors and participates in numerous programs and activities to benefit the people of New Haven and surrounding communities.


The Yale New Haven Hospital Auxiliary is a diverse and dynamic group of women and men who devote their precious free time to making a meaningful contribution. Our dedicated group of volunteers routinely develop initiatives that help support the hospital's mission.

Community Benefits Reports

Every year, as part of our vital mission to promote health and wellness throughout the Greater New Haven region, Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) sponsors, develops and participates in a wide variety of community-based programs and services.


Established in 1933, Yale New Haven Hospital has one of the oldest organized hospital volunteer programs in the country. The hospital's 2,400 volunteers contribute more than 200,000 hours of service annually.

Make a Gift

Yale New Haven Hospital is the product of a collaboration of thousands of health care professionals and thousands of supporters who believe in our mission and patient- and family-centered philosophy of care. With the generosity of our philanthropic partners, YNHH has built a reputation on providing the finest medical care possible to people within the community and beyond.