Via Care is a non-profit Federally Qualified Health Center formed to provide exceptional care to patients in our service area throughout their lives. As a community-based organization, Via Care fulfills its mission by delivering quality health care services throughout the entire life cycle, in a manner that is respectful and conscious of the cultural and linguistic needs of our patients and their families. Headquartered in East Los Angeles, Via Care operates six sites: four primary-care clinics; a dental clinic; and a school-based wellness center at Garfield High School.
Alexandria House is a transitional residence for single women and women with children in the process of moving from emergency shelter to permanent housing. We provide hope and hospitality to approximately 24 women and children depending on family size. Women living in Alexandria House benefit from a supportive community and an encouraging environment.
The Alliance’s primary objective is to provide stability to foster children and those at risk of entering foster care by helping them obtain healthcare, educational services and financial support so that more of them reach permanency through adoption, legal guardianship or by returning safely to their biological families. For those youth who do age out of the system without a family, we have built a core program designed to give this population the tools and guidance they need to live independently.
For those unable to afford yearly physical exams, vaccinations, or check-ups, the Eastmont Center in collaboration with AltaMed Health Services Corp., provides a monthly service at the site for our community to benefit from their mobile clinic and receive vaccinations, diabetes testing, cholesterol and female medical screenings. AltaMed Health Services Corp.
AltaMed’s youth programs provide teens with health information and education with the goal of decreasing the number of teenage pregnancies and improving health outcomes. Our programs are designed to help teen mothers and their partners understand the health, social and economic challenges of having a child at a young age. In addition to health education, we provide parenting education and support for continued educational advancement. The independent studies program provides students with packets to turn in once a week.
AltaMed’s youth programs provide teens with health information and education with the goal of decreasing the number of teenage pregnancies and improving health outcomes. Our programs are designed to help teen mothers and their partners understand the health, social and economic challenges of having a child at a young age. In addition to health education, we provide parenting education and support for continued educational advancement. Read more >
Drop-in center and an outreach component, with services focused on emotional healing, growth and empowerment. Substance abuse treatment and recovery, mental health counseling, food and toiletries, job search guidance, gang prevention and intervention, tutoring, art, dance and music instruction are central program services.
The Access Center is the main entry point for individuals to receive services through OPCC. Intake Monday & Thursday at 7am first come first serve. The Access Center is home to the agency's street outreach teams that engage homeless individuals on the streets, in parks and in other public spaces. The Access Center provides a full range of essential services onsite, including meals, clothing, mail and phone service, case management, mental health counseling, benefits assistance, and medical care in the Center's medical suite.