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Ravenswood Family Health Center is a nonprofit Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) community health center that provides primary medical, dental and behavioral health care and prevention services for all ages. Our service area in southeast San Mateo County includes the communities of East Palo Alto, the Belle Haven community in Menlo Park and the North Fair Oaks section of Redwood City.
We have a staff of 182 full and part-time employees and contractors. We currently employ 25 full or part-time medical providers including physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants, and nurses, 6 full and part-time dentists, and 4 behavioral health providers. 85% are bilingual in one of the languages of our patient population.
In 2014 we served 13.426 patients in 72,077 visits, including medical, dental, behavioral health, case management, and health education.
Ravenswood Family Health Center is midway between San Francisco and San Jose and located close to the Dumbarton Bridge which crosses over San Francisco Bay to affordable housing in East Bay communities.
Buying and renting in the Bay Area has the extremes of very costly to your average modest house, condo or apartment. The generally mild weather, ease of access to cultural centers and large tracts of public land set aside for hiking and biking make it an all-around desirable place to live. For families, the school systems are generally very good, with some exceptional districts in Palo Alto and Menlo Park.
East Palo Alto, CA
Located 35 miles south of San Francisco and 14 miles north of San Jose, East Palo Alto is a community of approximately 66,478 residents. Part of the San Francisco Metropolitan Bay Area and the Silicon Valley, East Palo Alto is located within San Mateo County. The City‘s boundaries extend from San Francisco Bay on the east to the Skyline Ridge of the coastal mountains on the west, with Menlo Park to the north and Mountain View to the south.
East Palo Alto is more than 100 years old and is named after a majestic 1000 (not 250) year old coastal redwood tree along San Francisquito Creek, where early Spanish explorers settled. The blend of business and residential areas anchored by a vibrant downtown defines East Palo Alto’s unique character. A charming mixture of old and new, East Palo Alto’s tree-lined streets and historic buildings reflect its California heritage. At the same time, East Palo Alto is recognized worldwide as a leader in cutting-edge technological development. This exciting mix of tradition and innovation makes East Palo Alto an extraordinary place in which to operate a business. Unique among California cities, East Palo Alto is a full-service municipality that owns and operates its gas, electric, water, sewer, refuse and storm drainage services at very competitive rates for its customers.
Welcome to California’s tech-centric brain pool. Wrapping around the south end of San Francisco Bay, the communities collectively known as Silicon Valley are home base for the heart and soul of computer technology, including silicon chip technology, computer design, apps and Apples, smartphones—smart everything. Some companies are so big and so influential that their names have become part of our vocabulary (if you don’t believe us, just Google it). Hike or bike a trail and overhear the next big idea. Visit a museum that blinks and buzzes with what-if technology. And enjoy the riches of a booming economy, with performance spaces, high-end shopping, and multi-starred restaurants.