Esperanza Health Centers serves an area that is in great need of quality healthcare. Families in Esperanza's service area experience significant economic, educational, and health disparities. More than 53 percent of residents live below twice the poverty level. Large portions of Esperanza's service area have been designated as a Medically Underserved Area and a Health Professional Shortage Area by the Health Resources and Services Administration.
All of our full-time providers and all of our clinical staff are bilingual and bicultural. Our services and programs are carefully tailored to the needs and culture of the communities we serve.
We are dedicated to providing high-quality healthcare to all residents of our Southwest Side service area. But let’s be clear: we don’t mean just the residents who can afford to pay for their care. And “high quality” is not shorthand for “not really very good care but good by urban community health center standards.”
It’s quite the reverse, actually. We offer high-quality healthcare to all who seek it, and we think our care is as good as our patients could find anywhere. In fact, half of our board members are Esperanza patients because they believe so strongly in what we do and have so much confidence in our medical providers.
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