About: About Us

Our Mission

The mission of Community Health Centers is to provide quality and compassionate primary and preventive medical, dental and pharmaceutical services to Central Florida’s economically and culturally diverse communities.

About Community Health Centers

Community Health Centers, (CHC) is a private, non-profit organization that provides healthcare to insured, uninsured, under-insured, and under-served children and adults within Central Florida.  We are a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) organization that began its operations in 1972 in Apopka, Florida. We’ve voluntarily chosen to be accredited by the prestigious Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care Inc. and are covered under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA).

We now provides care to more than 53,000 patients each year in the ApopkaBithloEatonvilleLake EllenorLeesburgMeadow WoodsPine HillsSouth Lake and Winter Garden communities.

Health Services Offered

  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Obstetrics
  • Dentistry
  • Lab
  • Pharmacy
  • X-Ray
  • Case Management
  • Gynecology
  • Family Planning
  • Behavioral Health

Our Strategy to Providing Excellent Health Care

  • Employing the best trained clinical and professional staff and providing comprehensive services in convenient locations.
  • 100% compliance with electronic health records for medical, dental and pharmacy.
  • Maintaining modern and attractive health centers with evening and Saturday hours to meet our patient’s needs.
  • Understanding and adapting to the ethnic and cultural diversity of Central Florida with a culturally diverse staff.
  • Offering affordable services to patients regardless of their insurance status.
  • Seek grant funding to help offer special assistance to medically under-served, medically uninsured and/or special at-risk populations.

More Patient Information

Accepted Payments

Medicaid, Medicare, MediPass, CHIP, and Healthy Kids, and most managed care plans, including HMO’s, PPO’s and private insurance plans are accepted at all locations to accommodate its growing population. A Sliding Discount Program is available for those meeting income guidelines.

Health Affiliates

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Nova Southeastern University Primary Care Access Network Valencia College Orlando
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For questions regarding our academic affiliate Student Program, please contact Human Resources, 407-905-8827, x1069.

Hospitals

Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children
Florida Hospital
Health Central
Leesburg Regional Medical Center
South Lake Hospital
Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women

Mental Health/Substance Abuse

Aspire Health Partners
Lifestreams

Social Services

Farmworkers Association
Human Services Council of Orange County
Redlands Christian Migrant Association
Sisters Program
Spouse Abuse

Health Support Services

Central Florida Area Health Education Center
Florida Hospital Family Practice Residency Program
Orange County Healthy Start Coalition

Specialty Care Referrals

Special Care (Orange County)
We Care (Lake County)

Funding Agencies

American Cancer
Heart of Florida United Way
Orange County Citizens Review Panel

Additional Affiliates

Healthcare Center for the Homeless (FQHC)
Lake County Healthcare Task Force
Orange County Health Department
Orange County Government and Orange County Medical Clinic
Orange County Strategic Healthcare Task Force
Shepherds Hope