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JWCH, Inc. - Center for Community Health (Los Angeles)
522 South San Pedro St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013

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JWCH Institute Inc. is a private non-profit health agency that was established as the Attending Staff Association of the John Wesley County Hospital in 1960 by concerned L.A. County physicians. These staff physicians sought to establish an agency that could obtain additional funds to support and augment patient care, education, and research at the John Wesley facility. When the hospital was demolished in 1979, the agency continued its efforts to assist LA County patients, but the name was no longer relevant and was subsequently changed to JWCH Institute Inc.

The agency's current mission is to improve the health and wellness of underserved segments of the population of Los Angeles County through the direct provision or coordination of health care, health education services and research. The mission is being accomplished through a variety of programs and activities, such as medical outreach and referrals for medical care, HIV services and drug treatment; health education; psychosocial assessment and intervention; primary medical care; family planning services; and research.

The Center for Community Health Downtown Los Angeles is located in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles’ Skid Row, a 10-block area where more than 18,000 homeless individuals reside at any given time.

CCH delivers medical care in a new way with one record and with an integrated team that is centered on patient care.

Services offered at CCH include:

  • Primary Health Care
  • Behavioral Health
  • Dental/Oral Health Care (Dental clinic hours may vary.)
  • Vision Care
  • HIV Care and Treatment
  • Case Management
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Radiology/X-rays
  • Laboratory Services
  • Supportive Services
  • Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Harm Reduction Counseling

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Los Angeles, CA

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