Evaluation of Christian Community Health Center
(01/01/2004 – 12/31/2006)
Roseland Christian Health Ministries (RCHM) is a faith-based organization that runs Christian Community Health Center (CCHC), which provides primary health care services to the residents of the Greater Roseland community on Chicago's far south side. In 2004, RCHM created a new community health center in the Village of Dolton (a south suburb of Chicago), an area designated by the Bureau of Primary Health Care as a "Health Professional Shortage Area.” This new health center created 64 new jobs within five years.
As evaluators, CURL sough to assess if RCHM was successful in renovating and furnishing this new health center , whether the planned range of medical services were offered, whether target patient numbers were met and whether the opening of the health center had a broader positive effect on the overall economic and social situation of the locality. A report which outlined that employment goals were met by the organization.
- A. Sharma, CURL
- G. Scrimgeour, Graduate Fellow
- P. Propson, Roseland Christian Health Ministries
- L. Breithaupt, Undergraduate Fellow
- J. Magallon, Undergraduate Fellow