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Central Counties Health Centers, Inc.
Central Counties Health Centers (CCHC) operates Capitol Community Health Center on the east side of Springfield. CCHC has been in operation since 1999 and began receiving HCH funding in the summer of 2003 at which time it began providing services at four community sites.
HCH services are provided at the Salvation Army Citadel, Salvation Army Adult Rehab Center, Contact Ministries, and St. John’s Breadline. CCHC contracts with Complete Care Pharmacy to administer the 340b drug pricing program and has staff dedicated to enrolling and monitoring patients in pharmaceutical patient assistance programs. CCHC collaborates with Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois for Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) which assists those with mental illness who are homeless. Asthma, Cancer Screening, Physical Exams, Primary Health Care, Treatment of Acute Illness, Treatment of Chronic Illness, Well Child Check-ups
CCHC has linkages with more than 20 local social service agencies, many of which also participate in the local continuum of care.
Estimated homeless population: 4,000
Patients served: 1,100
Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois
710 North Eighth Street Springfield, IL 62702