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Community Outreach

Helping Our Community Stay Healthy

Mission Hospital has an established history of community service for the residents of south Orange County. We are committed to improving the health and quality of life of the people we serve. In the past five years, we have allocated more than $120 million to community benefit activities.

FY15-17 Community Benefit Plan and Reports

FY12-14 Community Benefit Plan and Reports

FY08-11 Community Benefit Plan and Reports

Camino Health Center

Since 1996 Mission Hospital has been the corporate sponsor of Camino Health Center, a licensed primary healthcare facility that offers a sliding fee scale. The center has grown from a small "store front" clinic to a health center with more than 100,000 patient visits per year and four unique programs serving area residents.

Learn more about Camino Health Center.

Family Resource Centers (FRCs)
Established in 1996, the South Orange County Family Resource Center (SOCFRC) has been serving approximately 5000 people each year. In 1998, the Community Health Enrichment Collaborative Family Resource Center (CHEC FRC) opened to better serve the residents of San Juan Capistrano and neighboring communities. The Family Resource Centers bring together services and activities that educate, support and provide resources for families in need.

Programs include parent, teen and child education classes, support groups, counseling services, and information/resources. Many programs are offered in Spanish and can be provided in the community at local schools, churches or in home. The SOCFRC is a collaborative effort between Mission Hospital, The Raise Foundation, Children's Bureau of Southern California, and Community Service Programs, Inc. CHEC FRC is a collaborative effort between Mission Hospital, Orange County Social Services Agency, The Mission Basilica, The Raise Foundation, and The City of San Juan Capistrano.

Learn more about the Family Resource Centers.

Senior Transportation
In April 1996, Mission Hospital partnered with Age Well Senior Services to address the medical transportation needs of the elderly and disabled in south Orange County. Through the senior transportation program, nearly 3,000 rides are provided each year to both Mission Hospital campuses. To find out more about this program call (877) 459-3627 (DOCS).

Community Health Education and Screenings
Mission Hospital offers a calendar of community health education topics, support groups and screenings that are free or low cost. For a listing of current classes view upcoming events or call (877) 459-3627 (DOCS).

Health Information Line
Mission offers a free health information line to the community. Registered nurses will provide information about appropriate levels of care, physicians as well as direction to a variety of community resources. The line operates Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call (877) 459-3627 (DOCS).