In the 1970s a small clinic was opened in the Village of Mendocino to provide first aid and to treat the results of the “free love” era.
By the mid 1980s the County of Mendocino assumed responsibility for this small outpatient service.
They begin to privatize the coastal public health office. A board of directors is established and an application for a new non- profit organization is submitted.
Number of Patients – 2,564
Number of Employees – 7
Annual Budget – $408,000
Mendocino Coast Clinics offers both medical and behavioral treatment of depression and a wide variety of behavioral issues.
MCC provides high-quality dental services for both children and adults, caring for our patients through the entire spectrum of life.
A Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) also known as community health centers, assure that healthcare is available to people in medically underserved areas and that people’s financial status will not prevent them from receiving the health services they need, including medical, dental, behavioral health and often, some specialty services.
Recognizing that older adults often have different health care and long-term service and support needs than children and younger adults, MCC hired some providers who specialize in caring for this patient population. Just as children should be treated by health providers who are trained in pediatrics, older adults should receive care from professionals trained to care for them.
Number of Patients – 9,801
Number of Employees – 120
Annual Budget – $12.3 Million