Madison County Community Health Center - Alexandria
101 N. Harrison Street
The Madison County Community Health Centers is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Founded in May 1999, incorporated in the state of Indiana in August 1999, received its federal IRS approval May 2000, achieved ISDH CHC Status in July 2000 and began clinical operations September 2000 on Madison Avenue. The Administrative offices were located at 1101 N. Meridian Plaza. In January 2002, the Center relocated to 1547 Ohio Avenue and March 2003 achieved its FQHC/330 status. It is affiliated with the Indiana Primary Health Care Association, National Association of Community Health Centers and is governed by a 13-member majority consumer driven corporate Board of Directors representing a cross- section of the community. It is inclusive of gender, culture and ethnic origins. It provides primary medical services from two locations, 1547 Ohio Avenue (Anderson) 1/2002, 1817 South A. Street (Elwood) 8/2001- 12/2009 and its new Elwood location that opened in January 2010 at 1518 Main Street. It also has several outreach locations. To accommodate the growing needs of underserved/un-served populations, the Center had its Phase 2 expansion/renovation from the existing 7,500 square feet space to 28,300 square feet new building at the existing location.
The concept for the Madison County Community Health Center (MCCHC) originated in May 1999 in Anderson, Ind. In July 2000, Anthony Malone, president and CEO, and 16 board members finalized the concept and MCCHC opened its doors to the public in September of the same year. The Center’s mission is to provide quality, accessible health care to the uninsured and underinsured citizens of Madison County.
The founding purpose of the Madison County Community Health Center is to create healthcare services and opportunities that strive to eliminate health access barriers and problems of disparities affecting the socially and economically "poor" in our community.
The founding mission is to establish a "medical home" for the uninsured and underinsured, inclusive of Medicaid and Medicare populations of Madison County.