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Venice Family Clinic

Providing quality primary health care to people in need.

Venice, CA   |  https://venicefamilyclinic.org

Mission

To provide quality primary health care to people in need.

Ruling year info

1977

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Mitesh Popat

Main address

604 Rose Ave

Venice, CA 90291 USA

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EIN

95-2769432

NTEE code info

Ambulatory Health Center, Community Clinic (E32)

Personal Social Services (P50)

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Pediatrics

The Clinic cares for more than 7,500 children with a full range of medical, mental health, developmental and family support services. Well-child care includes immunizations and other preventive care, as well as developmental assessments. The Clinic also provides chronic care, teen services, and parenting classes.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Economically disadvantaged people

Venice Family Clinic provides comprehensive primary health care, including medications, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up care, and laboratory tests.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Economically disadvantaged people

Venice Family Clinic provides a full range of teen health services at school-based clinics at Culver City Middle School/High School, Santa Monica High School, and the Robert Levine Family Health Center, near Venice High School. Comprehensive primary care includes physicals and reproductive health care, diagnostic testing and medications, health education, mental health services, and weight management.

Population(s) Served
Adolescents
Economically disadvantaged people

The Clinic’s women’s health program features obstetrics and gynecological visits, including family planning, prenatal care, breast and cervical cancer screening, obstetrics, and gynecology. The cornerstone of the program is prenatal care, which includes medical care, health education, mental health services, and support services.

Population(s) Served
Women and girls
Economically disadvantaged people

Venice Family Clinic provides a combination of clinic- and shelter-based services, as well as mobile outreach, to homeless people. This includes the “street medicine” program, in which physicians, with the help of staff from local homeless service agencies, make weekly visits to areas where the homeless congregate to provide a modicum of services and encourage those in need of treatment to visit Venice Family Clinic or other agencies, as appropriate.

Population(s) Served
Homeless people
Economically disadvantaged people

Venice Family Clinic helps patients manage chronic illnesses such as asthma, cardio-vascular disease, depression, and diabetes. For example, it provides medical, educational, and support services to asthmatics to enhance self-care and reduce the costly and vicious cycle of emergency room visits. And through a multi-disciplinary team, the Clinic teaches diabetic patients the causes and consequences of their disease, how to monitor their blood sugar levels, and the importance of good nutrition and physical exercise. Both programs feature electronic registries to help facilitate case management and monitor outcomes.

Population(s) Served
People with diseases and illnesses
Economically disadvantaged people

The Clinic provide a wide range of vision care services, including screening, diagnosis, treatment, case coordination, and prescription eye glasses. Retinal screening services are provided through a telemedicine partnership with the Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA.

Population(s) Served
Economically disadvantaged people

Staff and volunteer physicians screen children and their parents during medical visits, perform fluoride varnishes on children as needed, and refer patients appropriately to the Clinic’s staff dental team or partner agencies. The Clinic’s staff dental team provides exams, x-rays, cleanings, extractions, root canals, and fillings, and oral hygiene education.

Population(s) Served
Economically disadvantaged people

The Clinic provides treatment and counseling to HIV-infected patients, as well as anonymous HIV testing and outreach to the community.

Population(s) Served
People with HIV/AIDS
Economically disadvantaged people

Through a network of volunteers, Venice Family Clinic provides a wide range of specialty care, including cardiology, dermatology, ear/nose/throat, endocrinology, neurology, gastroenterology, optometry, ophthalmology, and orthopedics.

Population(s) Served
Economically disadvantaged people

With the generous support of The Simms/Mann Family Foundation, Venice Family Clinic has launched the nation’s first health, wellness and integrative medicine program offered at a community clinic. Simms/Mann Health and Wellness Programs provide a wide range of evidence-based integrated services, which focus on the whole person and the whole family. In addition to high-quality conventional care, integrative medical services include disease management, prevention, and wellness programs. Multimodality approaches to chronic disease are utilized including mind-body therapies, acupuncture, chiropractic, and osteopathic care.

Population(s) Served
Economically disadvantaged people
Adults

Venice Family Clinic enhances patients’ health care through education about nutrition, disease management, reproductive counseling, prenatal care, child safety, pediatric literacy, teen health, dental health, and substance abuse.

Population(s) Served
Economically disadvantaged people
Adults

The Clinic’s mental health program provides counseling, psychiatric services, and psychosocial support related to the social stress of poverty, homelessness, unemployment, and domestic violence. Services include crisis intervention as well as individual, family, and group therapy.

Population(s) Served
People with psychosocial disabilities
Economically disadvantaged people

Venice Family Clinic’s Safe Families Domestic Violence Intervention Program helps more than 250 women per year. Services include individual and group counseling, advocacy, and emergency medical care. The program also serves children who witness violence between their parents.

Population(s) Served
Victims and oppressed people
Economically disadvantaged people

Venice Family Clinic helps eligible patients enroll, and stay enrolled, in Managed Care Insurances like HealthNet, HCLA Medi-Cal, HCLA Blue Cross, and other available programs for patients who are eligible.

Population(s) Served
Economically disadvantaged people

Children First is Venice Family Clinic’s Early Head Start program. Early Head Start is a federally funded, comprehensive child development program designed to improve the quality of life for young children by strengthening families through intensive case management, parent education, and parent empowerment.

Population(s) Served
Families
Economically disadvantaged people

Where we work

How we listen

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Venice Family Clinic

Board of directors
as of 08/11/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mr. Mark Gavens

Yvonne (Ashley) Johnson

Excellence Images and Development, Inc. and Wisdom Speaks, Inc.

Wendy Smith Meyer

Chair, Mental Health Child Development Committee; Associate Dean, Faculty Development; Clinical Associate Professor, School of Social Work, USC; Psych

Leisa Wu

Chair, CEO Evaluation Committee; Senior Vice President and Assistant Controller, Warner Bros.

Mayer B. Davidson

Venice Family Clinic Co-Founder; Chair, Medical Practice Committee; Professor of Medicine, Charles R. Drew University and UCLA David Geffen School of

Neil H. Parker

Parliamentarian; Senior Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Graduate Medical Education, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine

Paul Saben

Chair, Audit Committee; President, Saben Investments, Inc.

Jeffrey E. Sinaiko

President, Sinaiko Healthcare Consulting, Inc.

Aime Espinosa

Consumer Member

William Resnick

Psychiatrist

Paula Davis

Consumer Member

LoEtte Loshak

Consumer Member

Rich Markey

Consumer Member

Lourdes Servin

Consumer Member

Carmen Thomas-Paris

Consumer Member; Co-Creator, Venice del Play Day C Labor Support Doula; Certified Massage Therapist

John Geresi

Chair Elect, Chair, Resource Development Committee

Bill Flumenbaum

Immediate Past Chair; Chair, Strategic Planning Committee; Senior Vice President, Personal Investment Management, Capital Guardian Trust Company

Stewart Seradsky

Treasurer

Michael St. Pierre

Secretary; Consumer Member

Jenifer Anisman

Consumer Member

Ken Bascom

Consumer Member

DiAna Carsola

Consumer Member

Edgar R. Champney

Consumer Member

Edith J. Madrid

Co-Chair, Behavioral Health and Child Development Committee; Partner, Snowden Jasper Madrid Law Group

Neil H. Parker, MD

Parliamentarian; Senior Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Graduate Medical Education, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine

Paul Saben

Chair, Audit Committee; President, Saben Investments, Inc.

Nadia Shaheen

Consumer Member

Ruth Bloom

Arts Advocate

Joanne Jubelier

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Karl A. Keener

Managing Partner, Baker, Keener & Nahra

Ruth Ruth

Vice President, Community Relations, Moss Group

Marsha Temple

Executive Director, Integrated Recovery Network

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 8/11/2023

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Asian/Asian American
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

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