What is a Community Health Center?
A CHC is committed to improving the health of its community. Health is broadly defined as a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not simply the absence of disease or infirmity. The mission of a CHC is to achieve good health for the individuals served, community service, strongly emphasize prevention, early intervention, rehabilitation, and education in addition to direct care.
We receive federal funding through the Health Resources and Services Administration and are also known as a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). Mat-Su Health Services primary care clinic is a Health Center Program grantee under 42U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n). Our services.
For more information on the Health Center Program, contact the HRSA Bureau of Primary Health Care help line: 1-877-974-2742 or visit the FTCA website
What is a Community Mental Health Center?
A CMHC is an organization that provides a variety of services to meet the needs of individuals or families with mental health and substance use/abuse issues. We are state funded through the Department of Behavioral Health and provide services to Severely Mentally Ill (SMI) adults and Seriously Emotionally Disturbed (SED) children. To find out more about our services, please see our Behavioral Health page. This health center is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b and a deemed Public Health Employee under 42 U.S.C.233(g)_(n)