HEALTHCARE SERVICES
FOR
ADULTS AND CHILDREN

 
 

About Westside Neighborhood Clinic (WNC)


Mission and History


It is the mission of Westside Neighborhood Clinic to contribute to the wellness of the people of the Long Beach community by providing low cost medical services to the medically indigent. The clinic also provides ongoing educational and training experiences in family medicine to medical professionals and paraprofessionals to increase their awareness of the health care needs of the medically indigent. Through the use of their expertise they contribute to the wellness of the community, providing both student and patient with a quality experience.

Westside Neighborhood Clinic is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) community clinic, dedicated to the health care needs of low income, uninsured families and individuals who reside primarily in West Long Beach. The clinic has been serving this population from the same location since 1975. The staff is bilingual in English and Spanish and culturally sensitive to a target group that is 75% women and children.

The clinic offers a wide variety of family health services including:

  •   General acute and chronic care
  •   Pediatrics
  •   Immunizations
  •   Prenatal care
  •   Women’s services
  •   Health education
  •   Referrals for those services not offered at the clinic


Beyond its commitment to quality health care, the clinic is committed to functioning as a training facility for future health care providers, hosting family practice residents, nurse practitioner students, medical students, and medical assistant and phlebotomist trainees in a multicultural and multidisciplinary training setting. The clinic was recently approved as a Federally Qualified Health Center Look-Alike agency.

NonProfit Status

The Westside Neighborhood Clinic is a tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization.  It is exempt from tax under Title 26 U.S.C., Section 501(c)(3) and contributions made to it are tax deductible.

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