Welcome to Springfield Medical Care Systems (SMCS) — a 501(c) non-profit corporation, founded in 2009, as the parent corporation to our federally-qualified community health center network and Springfield Hospital. Our unique healthcare system seamlessly integrates primary care, behavioral health, dental, vision and hospital care with a broad network of community-based services. Walk-in care, with no appointment necessary, is offered in Bellows Falls, Londonderry, Ludlow and Springfield, VT and Charlestown, NH. These health centers receive HHS funding and has Federal PHS deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.

Our primary care locations are Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home sites – the highest level attainable from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). We are proud to have earned National Quality Leader Awards in 2015 and 2016 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Springfield Hospital is a 25-bed critical access hospital located in Springfield, VT. The hospital offers 24-hour emergency care, and comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services including an Adult Day Program and Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation services. Medical specialties include ear, nose and throat (ENT); general surgery; gynecology; orthopaedics and sports medicine; podiatry; and urology. Specialty clinics for cardiology, medical oncology, and infusion services are provided in collaboration with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Cheshire Hospital. These services are located on the Springfield Hospital campus, making it convenient for patients to receive the specialty care they need, while remaining close to home, family and friends. A comprehensive program of inpatient psychiatric services is offered at The Windham Center for Psychiatric Care, which is a ten-bed inpatient facility, located in Bellows Falls, VT.

Our health centers do not discriminate based on gender, skin color, race, ethnicity, physical disability, religion, or sexual orientation of anyone seeking care.

Care will be provided to all, regardless of ability to pay. Financial assistance is available to those who are income-eligible and fees are charged in accordance with a sliding fee discount policy based on family size and income. If you would like more information about this program, please ask your receptionist, or call 802-886-8959, ext. 1506, or Valley Health Connections at 802-885-1616 for more details or to set up a personal consultation.

Thank you for the opportunity to serve your healthcare needs.


Community Health Center services can be accessed through any of the following locations.

Charlestown Health Center
Charlestown, NH

Chester Dental Center
Chester, VT

Lane Eye Associates
Springfield, VT

Ludlow Dental Center
Ludlow, VT

Ludlow Health Center
Ludlow, VT

Mountain Valley Health Center
Londonderry, VT

Rockingham Health Center
Bellows Falls, VT

Springfield Health Center
Springfield, VT