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NEVHC’s Mission, Vision & History
The NEVHC Mission Statement will reflect the purposes of the organization as set forth in the Articles of Incorporation and the Bylaws.
The NEVHC Mission Statement will support the mission of the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration which is to improve health and achieve health equity through access to quality services, a skilled health workforce and innovative programs.
The NEVHC Vision will state the NEVHC vision for the future.
The NEVHC Values will articulate the values that NEVHC strives to exemplify for its patients, participants, clients, employees, venders and communities served.
The approved Mission, Vision and Values will be communicated throughout the organization and to the public:
The Mission of Northeast Valley Health Corporation is to provide quality, safe and comprehensive primary healthcare to medically underserved residents of Los Angeles County, particularly in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys, in a manner that is sensitive to the economic, social, cultural and linguistic needs of the community.
Northeast Valley Health Corporation will be an integral part of a system that provides healthcare access to all.
The Board of Directors and Staff of Northeast Valley Health Corporation Value:
- Equitable access to quality health and wellness services
- Improving access to quality health and wellness services
- Patient and family centered care
- Customer service with respect, dignity and compassion
- Equal employment opportunity, fair compensation and advancement
- Timely and efficient delivery of care
- Integrity, honesty, and ethical business practices
- Healthier communities through collaboration and partnerships
- The Board of Directors adopts and revises as needed the NEVHC Mission, Vision and Values.
- The Board will review its decisions for conformance with the Mission as part of its annual self assessment.
- The Mission, Vision and Values will be included in the NEVHC Corporate Policy and Procedure Manual and will be displayed on the NEVHC webpage at NEVHC.org
Codes/Regulations/Accreditation Standards Joint Commission Leadership Standard: LD 1.10, 1.20
Related NEVHC Policies and Procedures: Code of Conduct: HR 675; Annual Board Self Assessment Tool
Evidence of Implementation: Mission, Vision and Values statement/s are included in Corporate Policy and Procedure Manual; Board Minutes reflect approval and revisions to Mission, Vision and Values Statements.
The 1970s In 1971, NEVHC was incorporated as a nonprofit public benefit corporation in the State of California. The San Fernando Health Center was opened and officially dedicated in 1973 by U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy. Our second healthcare site, the Pacoima Health Center, opened in 1975, and our Substance Abuse program began in 1977.
The year 1987 was an exciting and momentous time for NEVHC. First, we collaborated with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to provide healthcare services on the campus of San Fernando High School. The school-based Teen Health Center received national recognition as a “Models That Work” program in Washington, DC. During that same year, NEVHC became the sponsoring agency for the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys. In 1988, NEVHC became the lead agency for the Collaborative Homeless Health Care project, which at the time was a..Read more
NEVHC expanded once again to include healthcare services for HIV positive patients in 1991. Two years later, our School-Based division began providing healthcare services in Los Angeles. Although the 1994 Northridge earthquake demolished our Corporate Administrative office, we continued to grow during the mid-1990s. In 1994, our HIV services outgrew its space, and relocated to a new and expanded HIV treatment program in Panorama City. During that same year our Homeless Health Center opened as a fully licensed clinic in North Hollywood. The next year, 1995, we found ourselves in the midst of the Public Private Partnership Program (PPP) with..Read more
A New Century-2000
The first half of the new decade was a busy one for some of our programs benefiting children. A health center on the campus of Los Angeles Mission College in Sylmar opened in 2000. In 2001, the NEVHC Maclay Health Center for Children opened on the campus of Maclay Middle School in Pacoima. The Reach Out and Read literacy program was launched at four of our primary care sites in 2003. In 2004, NEVHC received the “Mission Impact Award” from the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County (CCALAC). In 2005, NEVHC received great news when the L.A. County Board..Read more
Our Future-2010 and Beyond
NEVHC has long recognized the need for expanded community health center access in the Santa Clarita Valley. In the summer of 2010, NEVHC opened a new health center in Santa Clarita, which provides primary health services and includes a co-located WIC center. In 2010, NEVHC opened the Santa Clarita Health Center to expand access to residents of the Santa Clarita Valley. In 2011, NEVHC received The Joint Commission accreditation for its health care services. In 2012, NEVHC opened the Rainbow Dental Center in the Santa Clarita Valley to improve access to dental care for SCV resedents.
NEVHC received The Joint Commission accreditation for its health care services.
In 2012, NEVHC opened the Rainbow Dental Center in the Santa Clarita Valley to improve access to dental care for SCV resedents.
Gilead Science, Inc. Health Net Foundation, Inc. – Project CARES Henry Schein Cares Foundation – Dental HIT Software and Hardware The California Wellness Foundation – TPP Core Support at San Fernando Teen Health Center The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation – Rainbow Dental Center Operations
$500 – $24,999
$500 – $24,999 Blue Shield of CA Foundation – Community Clinic Core Support Initiative CCI Innovation Catalyst – Support for Individuals to attend Catalyst Training Community Clinics Health Network – ALL HEART Program Delta Dental Community Care Foundation – Dental Procedures of Uninsured 6 – 18 years old. Lon V. Smith Foundation – Homeless Mobile Clinic Operations Kaiser Panorama City Community Benefits Grant Program – San Fernando Health Center Adult Wellness Center Operations Target Store Literacy Grants – Reach Out and Read Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley – Santa Clarita Health Center Women’s Health Exam Table
$25,000 – $99,000
Ahmanson Foundation – Equipment / Furnishing for the San Fernando High School Teen Health Center Blue Shield of CA Foundation – Expanding Access through Team Care CCI Innovation – Texting for Better Health CCI Innovation Spread – Support for Portal Implementation Covidien/NACHC Challenge Grant – Santa Clarita Health Center Capital Improvement I Support You Employee Giving Campaign LA Care Health Plan Community Benefits Program – Support Dentist at San Fernando High School Teen Health Center
LA Care Health Plan – Equipment and Operations for the San Fernando Health Center Adult Wellness Center LA Care Health Plan Tranquada V – Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) First 5 LA – Autism Early Identification and Referral Kaiser Regional Community Benefit Grants Program – Capital for the San Fernando High School Teen Health Center
Our Partners In Health
Today, more than ever, charitable giving is needed to sustain health care for vulnerable populations. We are forever grateful to the benefactors listed below. Their support is an investment in the health of the communities we serve.
FIND A DOCTORNEVHC provides medical, dental and behavioral health services through experienced and dedicated professionals specializing in various fields of expertise. The information on this online directory is alphabetical by last name and updated periodically.
health insuranceAt NEVHC we know that getting health insurance for your family can be challenging. We have Certified Enrollment Counselors at each health center to assist you with enrollment and to answer your questions about eligibility.
ResourcesAs a patient, you expect the best care for you and your loved ones. At NEVHC, we are committed to providing quality, safe and affordable health services to keep people of all ages healthy.
find a medical centerNEVHC has 14 health centers located in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys. Find a health center closest to you with our map locator.
employmentJoin our team today and help make a difference in our community! We are committed to hiring a diverse workforce that is committed to helping our patients live healthier and better lives.
WICThe Women, Infant and Children Program serves low-income, nutritionally at risk women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or postpartum, and children age 5 and younger.
latest from our blog18 December 2020
Jeanie, Nurse Practitioner, Transitions to Wellness
I work with people experiencing homelessness. Since the COVID-19 outbreak, many of our clients are having a difficult time fulfilling their basic needs because many businesses are closed. Many specialty offices including NEVHC have converted visits to telehealth, which is difficult for these individuals whose phones may not be charged18 December 2020
Ruth Alvarez – Reach Out and Read
“Right now, Valeria (age 5) is able to read by herself. I believe these books really help her. She’s excited to go home and read ‘The Three Bees.’ It’s another wonderful book to add to our library. ” – Ruth Alvarez, Sylmar
Maria Gonzalez – Prenatal Incentive Program[:es]Maria Jones
“I have no family in the United States so when the Canoga Park Health Center invited me to a baby shower, I was so excited. I couldn’t stop talking about it for days!" - Maria Gonzalez, Canoga Park[:es]“I have no family in the United States so when the Canoga Park Health Center invited me to a baby shower, I was
Mission StatementThe mission of Northeast Valley Health Corporation is to provide quality, safe and comprehensive primary health care to medically underserved residents of Los Angeles County, particularly in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys, in a manner that is sensitive to the economic, social, cultural and linguistic needs of the community.
1172 N. Maclay Avenue
San Fernando, CA 91340
Northeast Valley Health Corporation was incorporated in 1971 by a group of San Fernando Valley civic leaders who envisioned establishing a healthcare system that catered to the medical needs of the local community. They opened San Fernando Health Center in 1973 and celebrated its dedication with the late U.S. Senator Ted. Kennedy. Today, NEVHC has grown to 14 health centers in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys and continue to serve the uninsured and the medically underserved patients with limited financial resources. Nearly 70,000 patients receive medical, dental and behavioral health care at our health centers every year. NEVHC, one of the nation’s largest community health centers, is a nonprofit Joint Commission accredited Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC).NEVHC 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) with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.
A Joint Commission Accredited Organization
Health Center Quality Leader
Canoga Park Health Center
L.A. Mission College Student Health Center
Maclay Health Center for Children
Newhall Health Center
Pacoima Health Center
Pacoima Women’s Health Center
Rainbow Dental Center
San Fernando Health Center
Santa Clarita Health Center
Sun Valley Health Center
Teen Health Center at San Fernando High School
Transitions to Wellness & Homeless Mobile Unit
Valencia Health Center
Van Nuys Adult Health Center
Van Nuys Pediatric Health & WIC Center[:es]Adult Health
San Fernando Valley 661-270-9777
Santa Clarita Valley 661-705-2040
Dental Health 818-270-9555
818-361–7541 or 800-313-4942
818-361–7541 or 800-313-4942
School-Based Health Centers
Charles Maclay Middle School 818-897-2193
San Fernando High School 818-365-7517
Los Angeles Mission College 818-362-6182
Corporate Office Hours
Monday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday: ClosedTranslate »