Chiricahua has a long history of working together with various partners, both locally and beyond. We collaborate with schools in our area, team up with organizations like the nonprofit Children’s Health Fund, and maintain a close relationship with the Mexican Consulate. Many of our significant achievements have been accomplished through these collaborations. If you’re interested in partnering with our team at Chiricahua, please reach out to us.
Here are some of our partner organizations:
P3 Health Partners
P3 Health Partners is a population health management company that supports providers with administrative services and care coordination for Medicare Advantage patients. P3’s model aggregates and supports the community’s existing healthcare resources to build a strong network of community providers working together to deliver highly coordinated and integrated care to our patients with a shared commitment to improving patient outcomes, lowering cost, and delivering a better experience for all.
Founded and led by physicians, our team of healthcare providers and service professionals share a revolutionary vision for delivering patient care with passion and purpose.
Our leadership team consists of experienced healthcare professionals driven by a desire to change the healthcare industry for the better and improve the lives of patients and providers. https://p3hp.org/
Legacy Foundation of Southeast Arizona
The Legacy Foundation is dedicated to promoting population health and community wellness throughout southeast Arizona. https://www.lfsaz.org/
TMC Foundation As a nonprofit, locally governed community hospital, TMC is committed to addressing unmet community needs, investing in underserved areas and providing outreach and collaborative programs to benefit the health and well-being of Southern Arizonans. https://www.tmcaz.com/foundation
Arizona Alliance of Community Health Centers (AACHC)
The Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers (AACHC) is the Primary Care Association (PCA) for the State of Arizona. All states have one designated PCA to advance the expansion of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and advocate for the health care interests of the medically underserved and uninsured. CCHCI has been an active member of the AACHC since our founding in 1996. www.aachc.org
Be Connected connects Arizona service members, veterans, families & helpers to information, support and resources. https://www.beconnectedaz.org/
Bisbee Coalition for the Homeless (BCH)
Bisbee Coalition for the Homeless (BCH) operates an emergency shelter just off Highway 92 in Bisbee, Arizona. While the moniker suggests that it serves only those who are homeless, BCH serves anyone who may be in need, offering a wide variety of services. BCH is not just an emergency shelter, but is also a state and county recognized food pantry, as well as a Cochise County certified food kitchen. BCH provides roughly 1800 meals to those in need ranging from hot meals prepared by its staff and volunteers to food bags. https://www.bisbeeshelter.org/
Bisbee Unified School District (BUSD)
Bisbee Unified School District #2, governed by a board of 5 elected members, serves approximately 800 students in three schools: Greenway Elementary, Lowell Jr. High, and Bisbee High School. The District is one of the largest employers in Bisbee with approximately 55 teachers, 90 classified support staff, and 6 administrators including 3 principals. In 2015, CCHCI established an agreement to allow for provision of on-site adolescent medical care via the Mobile Medical Clinic. https://www.busd.k12.az.us/
Canyon Vista Medical Center (CVMC)
Formed in 1964, CVMC is Cochise County’s largest and most comprehensive tertiary health center. Beginning in 2014, CVMC has provided space for a CCHCI Outreach & Enrollment Specialist to carry out insurance eligibility, enrollment and referral for uninsured/underinsured patients. https://canyonvistamedicalcenter.com
This guide has details about the cost of assisted living in Arizona and its cities, as well as the prices of other senior living options. You can also find information about resources available to seniors in Arizona and the rules and regulations for assisted living facilities in the state. https://www.caring.com/senior-living/assisted-living/arizona
Chicanos Por La Causa (CPLC)
CPLC is the only community development corporation in Arizona that offers extensive services in both urban and rural areas. Its service delivery system is expansive enough to effectively reach thousands of low-income people. In its perpetual drive to provide needed services, CPLC continually assesses the needs of its communities throughout Arizona. Beginning in 2014, the CCHCI dental team is works with Chicanos Por La Causa to provide uninsured children in the Willcox area with dental exams and needed care. www.cplc.org
Children’s Health Fund (CHF)
Children’s Health Fund (CHF), co-founded in 1987 by singer/songwriter Paul Simon and pediatrician/child advocate Irwin Redlener, MD, is committed to providing healthcare to the nation’s most medically underserved children. CCHCI has been a member of this dynamic national network of pediatric programs since 2008. www.childrenshealthfund.org
Douglas Area Food Bank
The Douglas Area Food Bank has been a vital part of our community for many years. For many people who are struggling to put food on the table, the emergency food received from the food bank provides the “food security” needed to “make ends meet”. The food bank, however, offers many more services than “emergency food baskets.” Programs and services range from education and advocacy to the delivery of food to the home-bound. Chiricahua Community Health Centers, Inc. has been proud to partner with the Douglas Area Food Bank for over 8 years. We have provided our Outreach Services, weekly, so that preventive health checks are available, free of charge, to those who might not otherwise be screened for chronic diseases.
Douglas Association for Retarded Citizens (DARC)
Douglas Association for Retarded Citizens (DARC) has provided habilitation, employment, transportation, social integration and residential services for individuals with disabilities living in the Douglas, Arizona area. Since 2011, DARC clients assemble packets that are utilized in our Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers Program, and are financially compensated for their work.
Douglas Unified School District (DUSD)
Douglas Unified School District (DUSD) operates eight schools in the City of Douglas. DUSD believes that “through the combined efforts of involved parents, devoted teachers, dedicated staff and administrators, and enthusiastic students, every student can reach his or her highest potential” CCHCI Pediatrics collaborates with DUSD in multiple formal and informal ways, from collaboration with school nurses for children with special health care needs to participation in educational sessions. In 2014, in an effort to improve our outreach to adolescents, CCHCI established a formal agreement to allow for provision of on-site adolescent medical care via the Mobile Medical Clinic. www.dusd.k12.az.us
The goal of the Cochise Healthy Communities Initiative is to motivate and guide the very diverse and unique communities within Cochise County to actively participate in identifying and addressing health concerns in their neighborhood, towns and surrounding communities. Addressing health, social and economic factors, each community task force will focus on what is most needed to improve the community in which they live. https://www.cochise.az.gov/health-and-social-services/healthy-cochise
Healthy Communities Collaborative Network
A health center controlled network including federally qualified health centers and look-alike that agree to work with CVN and each other to jointly address operational and clinical challenges present in their efforts to achieve Meaningful Use of ONC-certified electronic health records, adopt technology-enabled quality improvement strategies, and engage in Health Information Exchange. https://www.healthyarizona.org/hccn-2/
The Ventanilla de Salud is a free program funded by the government of Mexico designed to assist recent immigrants in navigating U.S. health services. The primary goals are to prevent disease, to promote healthy habits and to refer you to health services. Since 2010, the Mexican Consulate has participated with CCHCI in the Ventanilla de Salud program to assist Mexican Citizens in our area to navigate the health services available in our community. ventanillas.org/index.php/en
Reach Out & Read Southern Arizona (ROR)
Reach Out and Read Arizona (ROR) was established in 2002 and seeks to prepares America’s youngest children to succeed in school by partnering with doctors to prescribe books and encourage families to read together. Reach Out and Read Arizona trains medical providers to integrate literacy into well child visits by gifting new books to children between the ages of 6 months through 5 years. CCHCI has been a ROR participant since 2006, and all CCHCI pediatric sites now offer this program! www.roraz.org/southern-arizona.asp
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern Arizona
In Cochise County, hundreds of children have never seen a dentist.
One-third of all kids show up to start kindergarten with untreated tooth decay. That should soon change – thanks to the addition of a Ronald McDonald Care Mobile in Cochise County that will bring dental care directly to children who need it.
Ronald McDonald Care Mobiles (RMCM) is one of the core programs of Ronald McDonald House Charities. There are 50 Care Mobiles in 10 countries. This is the first in Arizona.
The RMCM in Cochise County is a partnership with Chiricahua Community Health Centers Inc. (CCHCI), a federally qualified health center that has been serving Cochise County for 21 years. CCHCI operates seven clinics and five mobile health units. Its goals align with ours – helping to improve the health and well-being of children and their families.
This project is now a reality with funding from our global headquarters, which covered the cost of purchasing and outfitting the van. We received additional funding from the Legacy Foundation of Southeast Arizona for dental equipment and supplies, and from Arizona Complete Health for operational costs. RMHC of Southern Arizona is an administrative partner and supports the program financially.
The Ronald McDonald Care Mobile travels from Douglas to Willcox, visiting schools in high-poverty areas in the Sulphur Springs Valley, bringing critical dental care at no or low cost to pre-school and school-aged children as well as teenagers. Dentists with CCHCI provide important dental screenings, apply fluoride to prevent tooth decay, treat existing dental problems and help educate children and their parents about good oral health.
Southeast Arizona Health Education Center (SEAHEC)
Since 1985, SEAHEC has been working to expand the reach of health-related services to those places where medical resources are most limited or lacking. SEAHEC helps to strengthen the wellness of rural and medically underserved communities by developing health care providers and health care programs. CCHCI and SEAHEC have collaborated on a project called “Healthy Farms” since 2011. The project recognizes farms that promote safety for the farm workers and also encourages advocacy efforts and worker safety practices amongst the agricultural community. www.seahec.org
University of Arizona Zuckerman College of Public Health
As Arizona’s first and only accredited college of public health, the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health offers tremendous opportunities to its students for education, research and community involvement thanks to a locale rich in history, research opportunities, and university academic resources. CCHCI has received episodic funding from College of Public Health’s Rural Health Outreach Program for various binational border events. publichealth.arizona.edu
Women Infants Children Program (WIC)
The Arizona Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides nutrition education and breastfeeding support services, supplemental nutritious foods, and referrals to health and social services. WIC serves pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women; infants; and children under the age of five who are determined to be at nutritional risk. The WIC Program is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture. CCHCI has partnered with WIC to offer in-house services at the Pediatric Center of Excellence in Douglas since 2011. www.cochise.az.gov/cochise_health