Health ‘Supercenters’ in Rural California Financed by PCDC

Categories: Client Spotlight, Investment
A new $31.5 million project will create two new health care “supercenters” in rural California, following financing by the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC). The project enables Community Health Centers of the Central Coast, Inc. (CHC) to build new state-of-the-art facilities in Lompoc and Paso Robles, expanding critical and life-saving primary care to an underserved …

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Bolstering Substance Use Services in Rural New York State

Categories: Client Spotlight, Investment
A new $3.3 million project will bring much-needed substance use services to New York State’s rural North Country, following accelerated bridge financing from the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) and the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS). The financing allows St. Joseph’s Rehabilitation Center, Inc. to co-locate three important programs …

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Project Renewal: Serving the Homeless

Categories: Capacity Building, Client Spotlight
New York City has over 60,000 homeless residents — most of whom are unable to access critical services, including health care. Homeless individuals’ first interaction with the health system is usually in the emergency room, often due to minor conditions that have deteriorated through lack of treatment. PCDC’s partnership with Project Renewal is helping offset …

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Callen-Lorde Expands LGBTQ-Oriented Care in Brooklyn Through PCDC Financing

Categories: Client Spotlight, Investment, PCDC News
A new $18.2 million project will expand Callen-Lorde Community Health Center into Brooklyn, furthering its mission of culturally competent and accessible health care for New York City’s LGBTQ community. Located in the heart of Downtown Brooklyn, the new 25,000-square-foot facility is projected to serve more than 15,000 additional patients and create nearly 100 full-time jobs. …

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‘People Want to Come Here’: Tips from a Health Center CEO

Categories: Client Spotlight, Investment
Of the four community health centers founded or developed by Luisa Buada, perhaps one is most prominent: Ravenswood Family Health Center in East Palo Alto, CA. As Chief Executive Officer for the last 15 years, Buada has energized every facet of Ravenswood — including its transformation from a collection of modular buildings to a gleaming, …

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