Recent projectsWhat We Do
Our programs and services address health
disparities that adversely affect the community
Health Ministry Network
Evidence Based Information
LCHC In the Community
Leadership Council for Healthy Communities (LCHC) is an organization dedicated to promoting healthy communities, addressing the challenges facing underserved families, and making lasting impacts in communities in the District of Columbia and beyond.
Starting in faith institutions, LCHC gives access to tools, resources, and services to remove health inequities and encourage healthy behavior.
Our education and referral services include:
- Management of chronic diseases (Diabetes, Hypertension, Obesity, etc)
- Health Insurance Enrollment
- Nutrition Counseling
- Management of Substance/Opioid Use Disorders
- COVID-19 Testing and Vaccinations
- Tobacco-Free Living
- Clinical and Community Linkages
Our goal is to connect the multi-disciplinary team members together to make entering the health care system seamless and easy for individuals.
LCHC and Health Insurance Enrollment
LCHC partners with DC HealthLink providing trained expert Assisters to enroll uninsured and under-insured District residents with health insurance. Assisters conduct enrollment events at venues throughout the city and in places of worship for persons to have easy access to information and/or to enroll when necessary.
Healthy Ties That Bind (REACH)
The Healthy Ties that Bind program increased the opportunities for access to, and use of clinical providers and prevention services through health literacy and linking to existing health resources and faith-based organizations.