North County Health Services (NCHS) is a family of 12 beautiful, state-of-the-art health centers spanning from our coastal cities of Encinitas, Carlsbad and Oceanside to as far east as Ramona and north in Perris, Riverside County, united with the mission to provide quality medical, dental and women’s health care to the community.
At NCHS, our passion to provide caring health services goes beyond basic health needs; offering WIC nutrition services, Mental and Behavioral Health Services, Transportation, HIV/AIDS Case Management, Pharmacy, Lab and X-ray, as well as our Program & Resource Specialists to help with accessing other basic life needs. Our focus is to provide a team-based care approach to the whole person, offering low to no-cost services by Board-Certified or Board-Eligible physicians.
Located along six miles of Pacific coastline in northern San Diego County, the city of Encinitas offers a unique blend of old-world charm and sophistication and new-world culture.
With a population of 60,000 people, the City of Encinitas has something for everyone. With its pristine beaches and rolling hills, famous Botanic Garden and vibrant downtown business district, the City of Encinitas attracts visitors from all over the world.
The century-old Downtown 101 coastal shopping district features historic architecture, quaint shops, sidewalk cafes, specialty retail stores, and upscale restaurants.
Encinitas is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in California and is known for its excellent surfing conditions. Each year, surfers from all over gather in Encinitas to compete in local surfing tournaments. The San Elijo Lagoon Reserve boasts the largest coastal wetland in San Diego County and is home to nearly 300 different bird species throughout the year.
The warm California sunshine provides for year-round enjoyment of our beautiful parks, beaches, and trails and makes Encinitas a spectacular place to live, work, visit and raise a family.