For 32 years, SCFHC has played a major role in filling the void for comprehensive health services in the historically underserved and uninsured population of South Los Angeles. The services provided directly address healthcare issues prevalent among geographically and economically disadvantaged individuals and families.
Since its inception, SCFHC has been in the forefront committed to addressing healthcare disparities in a competent and linguistically appropriate manner. SCFHC has more than 140 staff members of which 25 are clinical staff who provide the direct medical services, treatment, and care for patients.
In 2002, SCFHC was designated as a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) 330 Clinic. Such qualifications require adhering to strict Government standards of providing quality comprehensive service delivery and detailed reporting directly to the Federal Government.
The Mission of SCFHC is to improve the quality of life for the diverse Community of inner-city Los Angeles by providing affordable and comprehensive health care and education in a welcoming and multi-cultural environment.
To lead the way in healthcare in South Los Angeles, as the premier provider and employer of choice offering comprehensive, high quality, affordable, efficient and culturally responsive services.
- Excellence striving for the highest quality patient experience regardless of our individual role.
- Integrity firm adherence to a code of ethics, honesty, dependability, and respect.
- Service enthusiastic and professional service to our patients, their families, the referring physicians, our colleagues, and our community.
- Compassion for our patients, their families, and each other.
- Respect appreciation of patients, partners, and staff.
- Dedication commitment to our mission and recognition of the group and individual needs.
- Fiscal Responsibility long-term financial discipline is the key to the security, strength, and growth of the organization.
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