: We provide comprehensive health care to people without access to care. The most common medical problems we address include diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, asthma, and depression. We also offer specialty clinic consultations including cardiology, dermatology, endocrinology, diabetes, neurology, ophthalmology, physical therapy, podiatry, psychiatry, and women's health.
Pharmacy Services: Students and faculty from Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at UC San Diego work in tandem with our Patient Assistance Program (PAP) volunteers fill almost 28,000 free monthly prescriptions. Additionally, our pharmacy team provides immunization programs, medication education to our patients, and an excellent smoking-cessation program.
Affiliated Acupuncture Clinic: Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (PCOM) offers acupuncture services to interested patients in conjunction with the medical clinic.
Social and Community Service Referrals
: Our social workers provide counseling for our patients in addition to helping them access other available services, including housing, access to health care, food, drug and alcohol addiction treatment, etc.
: In partnership with California Western School of Law and attorneys from the community, we provide legal advice and referral services regarding issues such as immigration, family law, consumer law, and criminal law. Limited notary services are also available.
Health Counseling and Education
: We provide counseling and health education on topics including first aid, nutrition, hepatitis, diabetes management, drug and alcohol addiction, smoking cessation, blood pressure surveillance, eye disease, mental health awareness, and preventive care.
: Wise community members who are often former patients, these individuals serve as "trust bridges" to the community and to our patients.
Mental Health Services:
We provide psychiatric consultation, bilingual psychotherapy and other supportive services by a team of volunteer professionals that integrate cultural diversity and antiracism approaches.