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Lowell Community Health Center proudly provides access to high quality, affordable health care to children and adults of all ages — regardless of their ability to pay. The Health Center has served the communities of greater Lowell since 1970 and has grown to include many specialty services in addition to comprehensive primary health care.

Health Center patients may choose a primary care physician, nurse practitioner or certified nurse midwife from our team of more than 40 board certified medical providers. Behavioral health services are integrated into the care provided at the Health Center. Patients are able to schedule visits with certified mental health professionals working at the Health Center. Our employees speak 28 different languages, and at least 40 staff are trained medical interpreters.

Lowell Community Health Center is committed to delivering exceptional care that improves the health of the patients it serves through prevention, treatment and education.

Our Mission

Lowell Community Health Center’s mission is to provide caring, quality and culturally competent health services to the people of Greater Lowell, regardless of their financial status; to reduce health disparities and enhance the health of the Greater Lowell community; and to empower each individual to maximize their overall well being.

Strategic Plan

Using the information collected through interviews, surveys, analysis of program data and research, the Health Center developed a strategic plan to address changes within the health care field and community health trends. The highlights of that plan are shared below.

LCHC 2014–16 Strategic Plan

Recognitions

Lowell Community Health Center received top level, Level 3, recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home for providing patient-focused, high quality, and coordinated care.

Achieving Joint Commission status means that Lowell Community Health Center has been recognized for complying with rigorous national performance standards that promote quality healthcare delivery.

Lowell Community Health Center is a Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) deemed facility.

Partners and Funders

HRSA logoThis health center is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).

Cummings Foundation 
www.cummingsfoundation.org

Community Economic Development (CED)

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