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The mission of Axis Community Health is to foster the physical, emotional and social well-being of individuals, families and the Tri-Valley community through the provision of services which promote wellness and a positive quality of life.
Axis Community Health is a nonprofit community organization that provides a wide range of medical, psychological and social support services for residents of the Tri-Valley area. Axis is the only provider of medical care for the indigent and uninsured residents of eastern Alameda County.
Axis Community Health's services include:
Adult, pediatric and geriatric medical care
Obstetrics, gynecology and family planning
Mental health counseling
Drug and alcohol recovery services for teens and adults
Court-ordered DUI classes
Domestic violence/anger management programs for teens and adults
WIC nutrition program
Community and school-based health education services
Enrollment and eligibility services
Axis employs a staff of eighty-five that includes physicians, nurses, mental health professionals, drug and alcohol counselors, registered dieticians, health educators and a variety of support personnel. Axis also has an intern program for post-master's level mental health professionals.
The organization's staff is multi-lingual and provides services in a variety of languages. In order to ensure that services are provided in a culturally-sensitive manner, the staff is representative of a variety of cultures and backgrounds. The Board of Directors is consumer-driven and representative of the community as well.
Axis provides services from four sites, including the main site in downtown Pleasanton, where medical services, drug and alcohol recovery services and mental health services are provided. Administrative offices are also located at this site. Axis also provides medical care in the City of Livermore's Multi-Service Building. The WIC program is located on Santa Rita Road in Pleasanton, and the DUI program is located in the Dublin Tech Center in Dublin.
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