• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

Community Health Centers (CHCS)

Community health centers (CHCs), called neighborhood health centers until 1975, were created in 1964 by the U.S. Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO) as a component of President Lyndon Johnson's “War on Poverty.” These local, public or nonprofit, community-run healthcare centers serve ...

Loading
  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles