CCHC’s Health Education Department is committed to enhancing the health, wellbeing, and quality of life of our patients, staff and community members.
CCHC welcomes patients and community members to attend classes and workshops to learn more about health nutrition and wellness. All Health Education classes and workshops are offered at no cost at various CCHC locations for all patients and their families.
- Diabetes Management Class
- Healthy Living Class
- Healthy Kids Class
6-Week Workshops offered:
- Diabetes Workshop
- Healthy Living Workshop
Please see the class and workshop schedule for dates and times, descriptions and for registration purposes. You can also contact our Health Educator directly by phone at (818) 265-2258.
CCHC’s enrollment program provides individuals and families with enrollment education and support from Certified Enrollment Counselors (CEC). A Certified Enrollment Counselor can answer any questions you may have regarding health insurance coverage and can help you apply. If you are interested in scheduling an appointment with a Certified Enrollment Counselor, please call 818-630-2296 or click the button below to request to be contacted by a Certified Enrollment Counselor.
Determining Eligibility for Health Insurance Coverage
Eligibility is determined based on household size, earned income, and residency status. The following documents are required to determine your eligibility:
- Proof of Address
- Proof of Income
Please contact the health center directly to schedule an appointment.
Below is additional information about Medi-Cal, Covered California, My Health LA and the Sliding Fee Discount Program.
The California Medical Assistance Program or Medi–Cal is California’s Medicaid program serving low-income individuals, including families, seniors, persons with disabilities, children in foster care, pregnant women, and childless adults with incomes below 138% of federal poverty level. Medi-Cal enrollment is open year-round.
To get more information on eligibility requirements or to schedule an appointment with a Certified Enrollment Counselor, please call 818-630-2296 or click the button below to request to be contacted by a Certified Enrollment Counselor.
Sliding Fee Discount Program
Our Sliding Fee Discount Program is available to all eligible patients who meet the eligibility guidelines. The eligibility requirements are based on the federal poverty guidelines published annually by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and is subject to change. The discounts for the program are based on the patient’s family size and household income.
If you have questions or wish to apply for the discount, please contact the health center directly.
Covered CA is the state’s insurance marketplace. Covered CA offers affordable and low cost health insurance options. Based on your income, you (and your family) may qualify for assistance through Covered CA.
Special Enrollment 2018: February 1- October 31
Open Enrollment 2018: November 1- January 31
You must have a qualifying life event during the Special Enrollment period. If 60 days pass from the event and you do not enroll into a plan, you will have to wait until the next Open Enrollment period.
Covered California offers a variety of health plan options. For more information regarding eligibility or to schedule an appointment with a Certified Enrollment Counselor, please call 818-630-2296 or click the button below to request to be contacted.
My Health LA
My Health LA is a no cost health care program for people who live in Los Angeles County and meet the eligibility requirements. It is a free health care program for individuals and families who do not have, and cannot get, health insurance.
For more information about eligibility or to schedule an appointment with a Certified Enrollment Counselor, please call 818-630-2296 or click the button below to request to be contacted by a Certified Enrollment Counselor.
The Community Outreach team provides individuals and families with information related to all CCHC services, with the goal of linking the community to available health services. CCHC’s Outreach Team hosts annual events and implements various initiatives to educate the community and connect them with much needed community resources. In line with CCHC’s mission, the Outreach team is committed to ensuring the health and wellness of those in our community by providing them access to educational materials, health services, and resources.
Our Outreach team organizes and hosts various events and conducts health education sessions throughout the year in an effort to connect our community to care.
Annual Back to School Health and Wellness Event: In celebration of the National Health Center Week that takes place in August of every year, CCHC hosts its Annual Back to School Wellness Event to provide children in our neighboring communities with backpacks and school supplies, and ensure they are well prepared for the upcoming school year.
Annual Toy Giveaway and Health Fair: In celebration of the holiday season, CCHC hosts its Annual Toy Giveaway and Health Fair to provide children in our community with a brand new, unwrapped toy. Our team is dedicated to ensuring children and their families receive free preventative care screenings and resources, and encouraging them to make their health a priority in the upcoming New Year.
Miles of Smiles Initiative was created to educate children and their families on how to maintain oral hygiene. CCHC’s Health Educators partner with local community organizations to provide knowledge and access to resources, while implementing and reinforcing positive hygienic practices.
Our team also provides educational workshops to community-based organizations on topics related to CCHC services, access to care, family planning, reproductive health, healthy living, and other health related services and programs.
Check Yourself! is a CCHC developed campaign funded by the federal Title X family planning program. Check Yourself! is intended to engage adolescents, teens, and young adults about family planning and other related reproductive health issues. We partner with middle schools, high schools, community colleges and other community based organizations that provide services to adolescents, teens, and young adults.
Check Yourself! offers individuals information and skills regarding:
- Access to Clinic Services
- Contraception/Birth Control
- Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
- Healthy Relationships
- Intimacy & Values
- Teen Pregnancy Prevention
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Check Yourself! is aligned with California Education Codes 51930-51939 and is intended to help fulfill some of the Health Education Content Standards for California public schools.
For more information about our Community Outreach activities please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.