CCUIH engages in a diverse range of projects and public awareness campaigns aimed at optimizing health care delivery at Urban Indian clinics and raising consciousness surrounding health issues affecting Urban Indian communities. Visit our Programs and Projects page to read about our work.
American Indians have special protections and provisions under Covered California, California's new health insurance marketplace. Visit CCUIH's Covered California page to learn more about unique American Indian protections and provisions under Covered California.
Check out CCUIH's "Our Community" page to learn more about Urban Indians in California, Urban Indian health care, and the populations that our member clinics serve.
About the Sacramento Office: CCUIH is excited to announce the opening of a satellite office in Sacramento, California. In January 2017, CCUIH brought Virginia Hedrick as the Director of Policy and Planning. Virginia Hedrick is a member of the Yurok Tribe and has over a decade of experience in tribal public health and policy. Having […]
This week we feature Sean Smith, who serves CCUIH in multiple capacities. As a Behavioral Health Integration Intern, Sean has been valuable in providing clinical prospectives to the behavioral health integration advocacy we engage in on behalf of Urban Indian health organizations. And given his background in providing clinical support as a social worker, he has provided useful […]
The Indian Health Service/California Area office (IHS/CAO) and the 104 federally-recognized tribes of California will hold a grand opening of the Desert Sage Youth Wellness Center (Desert Sage), located at 39990 Faure Road in Hemet, on March 1, 2017. A traditional dedication will take place from 10:00 – 11:30 AM and the grand opening ceremony […]
Native American Health Center (NAHC) has announced their plans for a celebration of their new facility expansion on Thursday, February 2nd. The three-story building, a newly renovated furniture store, represents not only a physical expansion of NAHC’s capacity to deliver care to its community members, but an expansion of their institutional commitment to Oakland as well. […]
The Red Women Rising Best Practices Guide aims to improve services for survivors of domestic violence at Urban Indian Health organizations. This Guide was developed by the California Consortium for Urban Indian Health (CCUIH), and funded by the Blue Shield of California Foundation. It was informed by the partnership between Sacramento Native American Health Center […]
The Indian Health Center of Santa Clara Valley has announced the completion of the renovations to its Silver Creek Clinic, which serves as a medical clinic that also offers Women Infants and Children (WIC) program services. The Silver Creek Clinic represents one of IHCSCV’s four clinical locations that serve the Santa Clara Valley region IHCSCV is […]
On August 20th, 2016, the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) awarded Sacramento Native American Health Center (SNAHC) with its accreditation. SNAHC also received Patient Centered Health Home (PCHH) Certification in addition to their accreditation. Accreditation distinguishes this community health center from many other outpatient facilities by providing the highest quality of care to its patients as […]
CCUIH’s Red Women Rising project supports culturally responsive domestic violence services for Urban Indians in California. As a policy organization, we also track California bills that relate to systems that protect victims and survivors of domestic violence. There are significant gaps in care for American Indian and Alaska Native survivors of domestic violence, so it is […]