Promoting Healthy BehaviorsOur Mission
OUR MISSION IS TO PROMOTE HEALTHY COMMUNITIES THROUGH COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES THROUGHOUT THE NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION.
LCHC is uniquely positioned and suited to address the health disparities that exist through faith based approaches with the capacity to maximum reach through faith institutions to impact the health status of the community.
Floyd O. May
Serving the Heart of the Community
Since its inception, LCHC has been committed to ensuring access to information, resources and ongoing care to underserved communities across the District. From nutrition and tobacco cessation counseling to COVID and Flu vaccination and education, a variety of services are available through LCHC staff. Get the information and care you need today. Contact us.
Serving the Community
A HEALTHIER D.C.
Faith institutions do this because of our
nature, mission, capacity and need
Organized by faith leaders for faith leaders to address burgeoning health and social service issues.
The Leadership Council for Healthy Communities (LCHC) is a Washington, DC based non-profit organization of clergy leaders, medical professionals, public and community leaders working together to help African Americans and other minorities to eliminate health disparities and promote healthy communities through comprehensive programs. From this purposeful combination of science and faith, LCHC designs meaningful responses to improve community health.
Health Ministry Network
Evidence Based Information
The LCHC team consists of passionate professional industry leaders committed to eliminating health disparities for communities in the Washington, DC area through comprehensive programs that educate, inspire and promote healthy behavior.
LCHC Board Members
Reverend Dr. Frank D. Tucker, Chairman
Reverend Dr. Kendrick Curry, Vice Chairman
Edwin C. Chapman, M.D., Secretary
Sidney L. Strickland, Esq., Treasurer
Reverend Freddie Davis
Reverend Lionel Edmonds
Reverend Charles W. McNeill, Jr.
Reverend Dr. Regretta Ruffin
Ivan A. Walks, M.D.
Reverend Dr. Christopher Zacharias
I thought, I could go to the hospital and pray for them, or I can educate them so they don’t have to go to the hospital.
Mr. Floyd O. May
Interim Executive Director
Ms. E. Paulette Sheffield
Dr. Larry DeNeal
Ms. JoEtta Patterson
Mr. Edrin Williams