the leadership council for healthy communities

We educate, inspire and promote healthy behavior



Our interventions address the challenges facing underserved families, making lasting impacts in these communities. Leadership Council for Healthy Communities and our health ministry network provide access to tools, resources and services to eliminate health disparities and promote healthy behavior.

Community Empowerment

LCHC programs have touched the lives of over 250,000 District of Columbia residents.

Partner Engagement

Ward based partners collaborating to form multi-disciplinary teams for cross referral and better promotion.

Care Coordination

Our care coordination efforts generated 57,465 service provider and program referrals.

Upcoming Events

September is Recovery Month

Need Help?

If you, or someone you know, needs help to stop using substances, call SAMHSA’s National Helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357) or TTY: 1-800-487-4889, or text your zip code to 435748 (HELP4U), or use the SAMHSA’s Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator to get help.

If you are feeling alone and having thoughts of suicide—whether or not you are in crisis—or know someone who is, don’t remain silent. Talk to someone you can trust through the. Call or text 988 or chat