About Community Health Centers

Our Mission

The mission of Community Health Centers is to provide quality and compassionate primary healthcare services to Central Florida’s diverse communities.

About Community Health Centers

Community Health Centers, (CHC) is a private, non-profit organization that provides healthcare services to insured, uninsured, under-insured, and under-served children and adults within Central Florida.  We are a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) organization that began its operations in 1972 in Apopka, Florida.

We’ve voluntarily chosen to be accredited by the prestigious Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care Inc. and are covered under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA). This health center 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).

Health Services Offered

  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Obstetrics
  • Optometry
  • Dentistry
  • Lab
  • Pharmacy
  • X-Ray
  • Case Management
  • Gynecology
  • Family Planning
  • Behavioral Health

Our Strategy to Providing Excellent Health Care

  • Employing the best trained clinical and professional staff and providing healthcare services in convenient locations.
  • 100% compliance with electronic health records for medical, dental and pharmacy.
  • Maintaining modern and attractive health centers with evening and Saturday hours to meet our patient’s needs.
  • Understanding and adapting to the ethnic and cultural diversity of Central Florida with a culturally diverse staff.
  • Offering affordable services to patients regardless of their insurance status.
  • Seek grant funding to help offer special assistance to medically under-served, medically uninsured and/or special at-risk populations.

Get to Know us

Read the biographies of Community Health Centers, Inc.'s Staff

Debra Andree
President/Chief Executive Officer

Mark Dickinson
Vice President/Chief Financial Officer

Kim Barkman
VP/Chief Information Officer/Corporate Security Officer

Cheryl Viadero
Vice President of Human Resources/Chief Compliance Officer

Jocelyn Pichardo
MD, Vice President/Chief Medical Officer

Gregg Stewart
Vice President/Chief Dental Officer

Kathy Jo Bailey
Vice President/Chief Operations Officer