La Clínica del Pueblo is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and Federally Qualified Health Center with over 90 employees and 50 volunteers dedicated to its mission “to build a healthy Latino community through culturally appropriate health services, focusing on those most in need.”
Founded in 1983 as a free health clinic for Latino immigrants recently displaced by conflict, today La Clínica is known throughout the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area as a dependable source of integrated health care and health education for over 8,000 men, women and children.
La Clínica provides culturally and linguistically appropriate services, such as:
- primary care and mental health and substance abuse services,
- HIV/AIDS support, from testing and counseling, to linkages to medical care and social services
- support services including language services, entitlement and case management programs,
- and health education and outreach to its target population: low-income, uninsured or under insured men, women, children and adolescents in the Latino community.