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Mission and Values


The mission of Lawndale Christian Health Center is to show and share the love of Jesus by promoting wellness and providing quality, affordable healthcare for Lawndale and the neighboring communities.


Our values are an extension of the Christian Community Development philosophy, embodied by the "3 R's": Relocation, Reconciliation, and Redistribution. Lawndale Christian Health Center was founded by Lawndale Community Church in 1984.

Patient Centered Medical Home

Lawndale Christian Health Center is recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH). PCMH is a model of health care that strengthens the relationship between providers and patients through long term care from one care team at one location led by a physician. As a PCMH, Lawndale Christian Health Center’s goal is to provide personalized and coordinated care that is high quality, affordable, and effective.

PCMH services provided by LCHC include same day, evening hours, and weekend appointments, preventive care, school physicals, an online patient portal, and self-care management.

How We Work

Through our mission, LCHC is working to improve the health of the more than 60,000 patients who have chosen us as their medical home, as well as the health of our surrounding community.

For the 20-30% of our patients who have no insurance, LCHC is the place where quality health care is accessible. For community residents who are seeking jobs, LCHC is a place to secure employment. For students, LCHC is a place to receive training. For our peers, LCHC is a place to find ideas about providing healthcare for an underserved community. And for each of our patients and friends, we hope that LCHC is a place where they experience the love of Jesus Christ.

Lawndale Christian Health Center is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO), and is recognized as a Federally Qualified Heath Center (FQHC) by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Bureau of Primary Health Care.