For over 33 years, Charles Drew Health Center has served low-income families in the East/Northeast and Northwest sectors of Douglas County. Primary health care services include medical, dental, pharmacy and behavioral health. CDHC operates 13 sites: 2 homeless, 4 public housing and 4 school-based health centers; the CDHC Professional Building that houses the Omaha Healthy Start and Fathers for a Lifetime program and a new location at 4320 Fort Street on the historic St. Richards campus.


True to its mission, Charles Drew Health Center seeks to provide quality comprehensive health care in a manner that acknowledges the dignity of the individual, the strength of the family and the supportive network of the community.

CDHC serves over 11,000 patients annually. CDHC providers facilitate more than 40,000 one-on-one patient visits per year.
"I'm never turned away because I don't have money . . . the doctors, nurses and caregivers are always willing to help". Sister

"I needed the help . . . I used the nutritional program at WIC (a program of CDHC). Everybody needs help sometimes". Marqueta

Without Omaha Healthy Start (a program of CDHC), I would not be here . . . I can not thank them enough". Christine

"I hadn't had a check-up for five years. . . Everybody was kind, helpful . . . the doctor was great . . . its so important to get checked . . . this is a great place to do it". Sheila