Washington's Community Health Centers


What is a Community Health Center?

Federally Qualified Health Centers or Community Health Centers are non-profit private or public entities that serve medically underserved populations. 

Characteristics of a Community Health Center
  • Community based non-profit or public primary health care center

  • Located in or serving a designated Medically Underserved Area or within a Medically Underserved Population

  • Majority Consumer Board governance structure

  • Provide comprehensive scope of health services to individuals in all stages of life

  • Provide services to individuals regardless of ability to pay

  • Offer fee discount program based on family income and size

  • Comply with federal operations and clinical standards

Member Community Health Centers of The Association
  • There are 27 Member Community Health Centers supported by The Association

  • In 2019, Washington's Community Health Centers served 1,200,000 patients at 350+ clinic sites 

  • Our 27 Member Community Health Centers offer rewarding career opportunities. 

Find a Community Health Center Near You

Where WA CHCs are located