1996

November

Hilltop Neighborhood House Health Center

732 patients served in first year

2001

May

Became a State-Funded Community Health Center and a separate corporation from Hilltop Neighborhood House

July

Began offering dental services

2003

August

Moved into new building

454 S. College Ave., Valparaiso

September

Became a FQHC Look-Alike

2006

January

Achieved full FQHC status

2007

December

Name changed to HealthLinc, Inc.

2008

February

Opened new clinic in Michigan City

Healthlinc Michigan City at 710 Franklin St.

March

Partnered with Porter-Starke Services

Partnered to provide primary care at their Valparaiso clinic

August

Opened new clinic in Knox

Healthlinc Knox at 104 E. Culver Rd.

2011

October

Opened new clinic in Mishawaka

Healthlinc Mishawaka at 420 W. 4th St.

December

Relocated and remodeled our Porter-Starke Services clinic

HealthLinc Porter-Starke at 701 Wall St.

2012

September

Opened a corporate location

951 Transport Dr., Valparaiso

2013

January

Valparaiso clinic awarded NCQA Level 2 Patient-Centered Medical Home designation

June

Opened new clinic in East Chicago with temporary quarters

Healthlinc East Chicago at 100 W. Chicago Ave.

July

Relocated Valparaiso clinic to a brand-new facility

Healthlinc Valparaiso at 1001 N. Sturdy Rd.

October

Valparaiso clinic started offering optometry services

November

Mobile Health Clinic delivered

2014

July

Relocated East Chicago clinic​

1313 W. Chicago Ave.

1st Annual HealthLinc Conference

196 employees

December

All clinics achieved Level 3 PCMH designation

2015

May

Awarded new access point for South Bend Dental and Medical clinics

June

2nd Annual HealthLinc Conference

230 employees

July

Relocated Knox clinic to Suite 106

September

Remodeled Michigan City clinic

2016

January

Opened IUSB Dental and IUSB Medical clinics

IUSB Medical is the first FQHC located on a college campus

June

3rd Annual HealthLinc Conference

247 employees

December

East Chicago clinic started offering dental services

2017

February

Relocated corporate office

2401 Valley Dr., Valparaiso

June

4th Annual HealthLinc Conference

261 employees

2018

June

5th Annual HealthLinc Conference

283 employees

July

Received 100% HRSA compliance

August

Relocated Mishawaka clinic

Relocated to a renovated facility at 420 W. 4th St.

2019

January

Opened two new clinics in South Bend

HealthLinc Centennial at 621 Memorial St. Ste. 402 and HealthLinc Southeast at 1708 High St.

June

6th Annual Conference

349 employees

September

Opened a new clinic in La Porte

HealthLinc La Porte at 400 Teegarden St.

November

Valparaiso clinic started offering podiatry services

Opened HealthLinc Pharmacy inside Valparaiso clinic

2020

January

Mishawaka clinic started offering chiropractic services

March

COVID-19 hits Indiana

Dental is only open for emergencies. We have our first positive case, opened drive-up clinics for testing, ramped up telemedicine and nonessential staff began working from home.

April

First COVID-19 test administered

May

Opened HealthLinc Pharmacy inside Mishawaka clinic

October

7th Annual HealthLinc Conference

395 employees

Performed a total of 13,051 COVID-19 tests in 2020

2021

January

First COVID-19 vaccine administered

April

COVID-19 GO Team became operational and held first event

July

Opened new clinic in East Chicago

HealthLinc East Chicago Harbor at 2323 Broadway St.

September

Michigan City clinic started offering chiropractic services

October

8th Annual HealthLinc Conference

436 employees

December

Mishawaka clinic started offering optometry services

2022

April

East Chicago clinic started offering podiatry services

May

Michigan City clinic started offering prenatal services

September

9th Annual Employee Conference

461 employees

2023

March

Knox clinic started offering podiatry services

October

10th Annual Employee Conference

497 employees

2024

April

Relocated Michigan City clinic to a brand new facility

HealthLinc Michigan City at 200 Alfred St.

Michigan City clinic started offering podiatry services

La Porte clinic started offering podiatry services

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