About Essential Access Health

Mission: Essential Access Health champions and promotes quality sexual + reproductive health care for all

Essential Access Health achieves its mission through an umbrella of programs and services including clinic support initiatives, advanced clinical research, and provider training.

As the administrator of California’s Title X (ten) federal family planning program – the nation’s largest and most diverse Title X system - Essential Access Health supports the delivery of core family planning and related preventive health services for over 1,000,000 low-income patients in 38 of California’s 58 counties. Essential Access Health’s robust Title X provider network includes federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), city and county health departments, universities, hospitals, stand-alone family planning health centers, and Urban Indian health centers.

Essential Access Health’s impact reaches across the state of California and extends throughout the country. Essential Access Health has offices in Northern and Southern California. Our dedicated staff of 60 employees has a wide range of expertise in the field of sexual and reproductive health – as researchers, trainers, health care leaders, and more. Interested in joining us? Visit our career center.

Essential Access Health’s History

Essential Access Health, formerly California Family Health Council (CFHC), was originally incorporated in 1968.