Los Angeles Christian Health Center
The Los Angeles Christian Health Centers (LACHC) is a Christian non-profit organization that was founded by the Los Angeles Mission in 1996. The clinic provides comprehensive medical, dental and mental health care to homeless and uninsured individuals in the Skid Row area of Los Angeles and Boyle Heights. The clinic is open Monday through Friday.
Primary care services include general adult and pediatric medical services, TB, screening and prophylaxis, health screening (diabetes, blood pressure, cholesterol), sexually transmitted disease (including HIV) screening and treatment, cancer screening (cervical, breast, colon, prostate), subspecialty clinic referrals, adult and pediatric dental care, case management, and mental health services. On-site dispensary, laboratory, health education, optometry.
Linkages include Cedar Sinai Internal Medicine Residency Program, USC School of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine Doctoring Program, Mount Saint Mary's School of Nursing, Azusa Pacific University, Pepperdine, Fuller School Of Psychology, Cal State Los Angeles, AmeriCorps, LA County Department of Health Service TB Control and Satellite Clinic, Korean-American Christian Dental Mission, Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County, Downtown Mental Health, Homeless Health Care Los Angeles, California Primary Care Association, Volunteers of America, LAMP, Midnight Mission, Union Rescue Mission, Los Angeles Mission, Gateway Percy Village, Dolores Mission
Estimated homeless population: 74,000
Patients served: 5,766