Community Health Centers Receives $50,000 Grant for Behavioral Health

Photo (L to R): Jocelyn Pichardo, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Community Health Centers; Stephanie Lopez, Community Benefit Specialist, Orlando Health; and Debra Andree, MD, President & Chief Executive Officer, Community Health Centers.

Orlando Health Foundation donated $50,000 to Community Health Centers, Inc. to expand behavioral and mental health services in the Pine Hills area.  This grant will allow Community Health Centers to hire a full-time Licensed Clinical Social Worker at their Pine Hills center.  Serving 70,000 patients in the Central Florida area, Community Health Centers offers behavioral health services for children and adults at their Winter Garden, Forest City, Pine Hills, Leesburg, Four Corners, and Groveland centers.

Community Health Centers, Inc. (CHC) is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that operates 15 health centers in Orange and Lake counties.  They provide quality and compassionate primary healthcare services to insured, uninsured, underinsured, and underserved children and adults within Central Florida. CHC accepts Medicaid, Medicare, and most private insurance plans. A Sliding Discount Program is available for those with or without insurance.

To schedule an appointment for behavioral health or other Community Health Center services, call 407-905-8827 or visit for more information.


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