What is a Community Health Center - Virginia Community Healthcare Association

What is a Community Health Center

Female doctor speaking to a female patient holding a babyCommunity Health Centers (CHCs), also known as Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) are non-profit, community-based, and patient-centered organizations that deliver comprehensive, integrated primary and preventative health care services to everyone in their communities, regardless of their insurance status or ability to pay.

CHCs offer access to primary health, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, and substance use disorder services in areas with limited access to affordable health care services.




Find a Health Center

Virginia Community Health Centers are located in communities all across Virginia. To find a health center near you, visit our health center locations page.

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