The UH Rainbow Center for Women & Children, a newly constructed facility of UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and UH MacDonald Women’s Hospital, will serve a federally designated medical/dental underserved area. This urban health center will house 46 exam rooms plus group care/community rooms and will co-locate social services. Patient visits are projected to increase by 5% a year.

Project Partners:  PNC, Northeast Ohio Development Fund

Project Details

Completed 2018
Location 5805 Euclid Avenue; Midtown neighborhood
Project Type Health care facility; New construction
Program 40,000 SF health care facility
Sponsor University Hospitals Health System, Inc.
CDA Investment $10 million NMTC allocation and Ohio NMTC allocation
Total Project Costs $21.5 million
Community Demographics Poverty Rate: 30.1%
Median Income: 74.25%
Unemployment Rate: 22.3%


  • Job Creation

    The project is expected to create 19 full-time jobs within the first year of operations.

  • Goods or Services to Low Income Community

    The facility will provide pediatric primary care, adolescent medicine, general obstetric and gynecologic care, maternal/fetal medicine, integrated mental and behavioral health, preventive dental care, nutrition education, social work, lab, pharmacy, eye clinic, and a WIC office. Programming will include patient navigation services to community resources that can help meet health-related social needs such as housing and utilities, legal services, group care for prenatal and other medical visits, parenting coaching and mentoring programs.

  • Diversity and Inclusion

    The project sponsor committed to construction participation goals for Minority, Female, and Cleveland Small Businesses (MBE/FBE/CSB) as well as minority, female and City of Cleveland resident workers.

  • Environmentally Sustainable Outcomes

    The project is pursuing LEED Gold certification.

  • Executed Community Benefits Agreement

    The project sponsor has committed to quantifiable community impacts by executing a Community Benefits Agreement.

  • Accessible Public Transit

    The new facility is located on RTA’s HealthLine, a state-of-the art bus-rapid transit (BRT) system.