About Us

La Clinica de Familia, Inc. (LCDF) is a private, not-for-profit federally qualified health center (FQHC) that was established in Doña Ana County, New Mexico in 1978. LCDF provides quality health care for the entire family through a system of medical clinics, dental clinics, school based clinics, behavioral health services, mental health services, Early Head Start programs, Healthy Start programs and a Promotora program. LCDF health and social services programs are funded by grants, contracts, and fee-for-service.

LCDF Funding Sources:

  • U.S. Department of HHS – HRSA – Bureau of Primary Care
  • State of New Mexico
  • Doña Ana County
  • City of Las Cruces
  • Medicaid and Medicare
  • Commercial Insurance
  • Sliding scale fees paid out-of-pocket by patients
  • Private Foundations

LCDF Vision:

  • We strive to be the provider and employer of choice by serving our communities through sustainable, high quality, accessible, innovative, customer focused healthcare and education.

LCDF Mission:

  • LCDF empowers and enriches families, individuals and communities by providing quality medical, dental, behavioral health and educational services for people of all cultures.

LCDF Core Values:

  • Commitment to excellence and exceeding high standards
  • Commitment to strong ethical behavior
  • The importance of a safe, secure environment
  • The acceptance of diversity
  • The dignity and respect of every individual
  • Mutual responsibility and accountability
  • Teamwork as key to meeting our mission

Notice Regarding Malpractice Insurance Coverage

La Clinica de Familia, Inc. is a federal Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).

In addition, LCDF’s providers are deemed federal employees, with resultant coverage under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) for actions within the scope of deemed employment, pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n). Accordingly, claims or notice of medical malpractice claims should be submitted by a claimant to the HHS Office of General Counsel. Contact LCDF’s corporate compliance officer for more information.

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