Pennsylvania Association of

Community Health Centers

Supporting Pennsylvania's health centers in increasing access to quality primary health care for all

Health Care to Improve the Lives of Pennsylvanians

Community Health Centers offer a comprehensive range of services to help patients maintain a high quality of life.

Pennsylvania’s Community Health Centers  provide high-quality, efficient, comprehensive, affordable, culturally competent and community responsive medical, dental, and behavioral health care.  By offering a wide range of integrated services, they can care for the whole person.  

PACHC’s clinical area assists Pennsylvania health centers to provide this quality of care through technical assistance, face-to-face trainings, webinars, dissemination of resources and peer-to-peer connections.

Areas of support and assistance include:

  • Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH)
  • Other accreditations such as the Joint Commission
  • Quality, risk management and patient safety
  • Physical health
  • Oral health and oral-health integration
  • Behavioral health and behavioral-health integration
  • Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA)
  • Special populations including
    • HRSA-funded migrant, homeless, and public housing
    • Populations such as gender and sexual minorities as well as LGBTQ, elderly, veterans, persons living with HIV/AIDS, and school-based populations

Peer Networking Groups

  • Behavioral Health
  • Clinical & Quality Improvement
  • CMO/Medical Directors
  • Oral Health
  • Physical Health
  • Quality/PCMH

If you are interested in participating on the Clinical Services Committee, contact Cheryl Bumgardner