La Maestra Community Health Centers (LMCHC) is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) and a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). For the past 24 years, LMCHC has provided culturally and linguisticallycompetent primary care, specialty services including behavioral and mental health, chronic disease management and essential support services to men, women and children in San Diego’s most culturally diverse and lowest income communities. Services are provided at four medical clinics, seven dental sites, three school-based health centers, and a mobile medical unit. LMCHC’s main health center is located in City Heights, a community that is home to more than 90,000 residents, many of whom are recently settled refugees and immigrants from more than 60 countries with unique health and well-being needs. Additional health center locations include the underserved communities of El Cajon, National City and Lemon Grove, where the majority of patients are also refugees and immigrants in need of affordable, quality health care and social services.
Current Main Site: 34,660 square-foot, three story, environmentally sustainable - LEED Gold certified - health center, first green community health center in the US, to provide full range of services in a single location.
Organizational status: 501 (c) 3 Tax ID # 33-0473171
Locations: San Diego County, California : East (El Cajon), South (National City), South-East Lemon Grove (Lemon Grove) and Central (City Heights)
Phone: (619) 584-1612