AccessHealth prides itself on its progressive, high-quality Community Care. Established in 1975, it became a Federally Qualified Health Center in 2002.
The Richmond Family Center offers the full range of care from family health care, women's health, and pediatrics to full lab services, behavioral health, and a pharmacy. The facility is open every day and one Saturday a month to help those who need weekend services.
As a member of the equally diverse, an elite team of health care providers, you will find the autonomy to practice true Community Healthcare meeting the total need of your young patients. Yet you will enjoy the support of a full team of health care professionals all with a passion for caring for the social, medical and economic needs of the community they serve.
AccessCare professionals win awards for outstanding care in their fields of service. They are mission focused, driven to improve the model of care they deliver. If you simply want to provide medicine out of the box, AccessHealth is not the organization for you. If you want to build something better, be a part of something bigger than yourself, we are your organization.
More than 14,000 citizens reside in Richmond, enjoying a high quality of life less than an hour from downtown Houston and other major destinations via the West-park Tollway, Grand Parkway, U.S. 59 South and other major thoroughfares. Have the best of both worlds with Houston, the fourth largest city in the country and Richmond, a community that feels like a small town. Richmond is home to some of the most successful and established master-planned communities in the Houston region, including Pecan Grove Plantation, opened in 1977. Newer and still active communities include Long Meadow Farms and Sweetgrass – the latter designed for residents ages 55 and up.
Richmond also has 4 public parks for community activities, including George Park. The city is served by the highly-regarded Fort Bend and Lamar school districts. The area also offers outstanding parochial and private schools, with higher education offered by Wharton County Junior College and Texas State Technical College.
Richmond is located in Fort Bend County, which is one of the fastest growing counties in the Country and for more than 20 years, Fort Bend has been in the top 20 counties in the United States for economic excellence and population growth.
Excellent schools, affordable housing, and extensive recreational facilities have attracted families with impressive demographic profiles. This results in a local employment base that provides relocating companies with a diverse mix of professional, technical, skilled, and unskilled labor with the highest educational attainment levels in the region.
Leave your coats at home; Fort Bend County averages only 18 days per year with temperatures of 32°F or less. The Fort Bend County Area has had only 15 measurable snowfalls since 1939. These mild winters ensure that outdoor activities can be enjoyed year-round. Prepare for blue skies and head to one of the counties great parks and enjoy!
With hundreds of events each year and a truly dynamic culture, Sugar Land always serves up something new. Foodies, culture vultures, sports fanatics and families are sure to find the perfect activity. The Brazos Bend State Park has several attractions including hiking and biking trails, fishing, the George Observatory, The Challenger Center, and several recreational activities. The Fort Bend County Fair and Livestock Show is a ten-day extravaganza of foods, rides, auctions, youth and adult exhibits, bands, and folk and country dancing, it is the largest county fair in Texas. We have two local theaters, the Sugar Land Auditorium and the Fort Bend Theater, each holding performances throughout the year.
Fort Bend County, home of Sugarland, Richmond and a 2013 population of 643,408 is a vibrant and booming community. Sugarland was just named one of the Nation's safest places to live. Sugarland has its own minor league ball team, The Sugarland Skeeters (with a better record better than the Astros) and will soon boast a new performing arts center. Every amenity you could desire is in Sugarland.
Where else can you exercise your passion to deliver quality Community Health Care with the variety of living options available? Commute from Houston out to Richmond, if you like the bustle of the city life. Live in Richmond and feel the community of a small town within the city. Drive 5 minutes to Sugarland and live in one of the most desirable suburbs in America.