In 1982, a group of community-based, non-profit health clinics – recognizing their shared values and concerns – came together to form the San Francisco Community Clinic Consortium (SFCCC). The creation of SFCCC allowed these clinics to pool their collective resources to address their needs and interests, and those of their patients, to local, state and national policy makers.
SFCCC works to lead and support the partnership in four core areas, each with distinct programs: access to care, workforce development, maximization of valuable resources and health policy. While SFCCC partner health clinics focus on patient care and preserving the well-being of the communities they serve, SFCCC promotes the health of our clinics - keeping them poised to adapt to a changing healthcare environment - so that their long-standing tradition of community care is preserved.
At Lyon-Martin, we are fortunate to have a long, rich history of dedicated, hardworking advocates and health providers who have for over thirty years shaped this award-winning community health center that so many individuals rely on to this day. We started as a primary care clinic for lesbians and have expanded over the years to also serve low-income heterosexual women, bisexual women, and transgender individuals. We are blessed with the enduring legacy of our namesakes’ Phyllis and Del’s love and devotion to each other and our communities.
SFCCC Blog Posts
SFCCC and our statewide coalition, the California Primary Care Coalition, had long suggested that materials from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) clarifying that participation in Health Care Exchanges would not be a problem for mixed immigration status families be translated into Spanish. Here it is!
You are cordially invited to the San Francisco Community Clinic Consortium 2014 Gala. We will be honoring Mayor Ed Lee for his leadership and innovation in a client-centered approach to healthcare; for San Francisco’s thorough implementation of the Affordable Care Act; for the City’s new approaches to healthcare and housing for homeless people; and for continuing the important Healthy San Francisco program.
As more young veterans of recent wars leave the military, the number of them falling on hard times and homelessness continues to rise sharply. The number of veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan Wars who are homeless or at risk of homelessness has reached nearly 50,000, triple the level recorded in 2011.
This week, Covered California announced that the preliminary total of enrollments in Covered California health insurance plans through Jan. 15, 2014 is more than 625,000.