News + Announcements
La Familia Medical Center Receives the New Mexico Family Friendly Business Award
La Familia Medical Center was awarded the 2019 Gold Family Friendly Business Award. The purpose of the award is to recognize and support businesses that adopt and implement Family Friendly policies for their employees. Family Friendly New Mexico envisions that all workers are able to achieve a healthy balance between work and life, which means they have the time and capacity to care for their children and families, have access to good jobs and are able to contribute to their communities. Full Story
The 6th Annual Divine Decadence Chocolate Challenge Results Are In!
The 6th Annual Divine Decadence Chocolate Challenge was Saturday, March 23rd, 2019. We had 9 participating challengers in the event, all of whom provided outstanding decadent chocolate desserts for the attendees and judges. Click here to see the judges' and the audience's results! Full Story
LA FAMILIA MEDICAL CENTER WILL SOON LAUNCH A NEW WEBSITE REDESIGN
La Familia Medical Center is pleased to announce our website will soon be getting a fresh new look! The new design will allow for more streamlined menus and clear navigation and provide our website visitors an easier way to learn more about our services and programs.
If you have any questions, please contact Gloria Martinez, Development Director at 505-955-0302. Full Story
LFMC Southside Expansion Celebration 2019
SIGN UP ONLINE TODAY!
WHEN: Saturday, February 2nd, 2019
WHERE: 2145 Caja Del Oro Grant Road - Santa Fe, NM 87507
Join La Familia Medical Center for the official Southside Clinic Expansion Grand Opening in Santa Fe. There will be tours of the facility, fun activities for the kids, free refreshments, and the opportunity to sign up to become a patient of La Familia.
The Celebration starts at 12:00 and runs to 3:00 p.m. Admission is FREE! Full Story
LA FAMILIA MEDICAL CENTER - NEW YEAR HOLIDAY HOURS - UPDATED
On behalf of the staff at La Familia Medical Center we wish you and your family a happy holiday season.
All La Familia Medical Clinics will be open on Monday, December 31, 2018 UNTIL 3:30 PM and CLOSED on Tuesday New Year's Day. The clinics are tentavily scheduled to re-open on Wednesday, January 2nd, at 10:00 AM. Full Story
FLU SHOTS AT LA FAMILIA MEDICAL CENTER CLINICS
Contact our front office for time, location and availability 505-982-4425 Full Story
SOCKTOBER 2018 - SOCK DRIVE FOR HEALTH CARE FOR THE HOMELESS
La Familia Medical Center
Health Care for the Homeless
We are in need of newer clean Men and Women socks
or new white tube socks!
Please donate socks at
Any La Familia Medical Center Clinic
During the month of October / Socktober
For More Information or to Make a Cash Donation Visit lafamiliasf.org or call 988-1742
On average a homeless person can walk over ten miles per day. Socks that are clean and in good condition are essential to our homeless â many of whom live outside.
The socks you donate will help prevent foot disease, ulcers, in... Full Story
THANK YOU FOR A SUCCESSFUL HEALTH & WELLNESS FIESTA!
THANK YOU TO THE COMMUNITY FOR ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL HEALTH & WELLNESS FIESTA. OVER 300 MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY ENGAGED IN HEALTH AND DENTAL SCREENINGS, FOR THE KIDS WE HAD FREE BACKPACKS, FREE HAIRCUTS, FOOD DEMOS, KIDS FACE PAINTING AND ENTERTAINMENT. VISIT US AGAIN FOR THE VIDEO! Full Story
BE COOL! IMMUNIZE YOUR CHILD IN TIME FOR SCHOOL
La Familia Medical Center will be hosting its annual "Got Shots" clinic at the Alto Street Clinic 1035 Alto Street and our Southside Clinic 2145 Caja del Oro Grant Road on Saturday August 4, 2018 from 9:00AM to 1:00PM. VACCINES WILL BE PROVIDED AT NO COST!
Bing your child's shot record.
If you have Centennial Care (Medicaid) or private insurance, be sure to bring your insurance card.
Vaccines will be provided at no cost for children through 18 years of age.
For more information contact La Familia Medical Center at 505-982-4425. Full Story
AS A PATIENT LA FAMILIA’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS NEEDS YOUR VOICE!
As a patient of La Familia we need to hear from you. With your help, the Board of Directors can consider the needs of the patients, and through this we can establish a health plan that includes the needs of you and your family.
The Board of Directors is seeking patients who have an interest in serving on a Patient Advisory Board. If you are interested or would like more information on how you can make a difference on your healthcare contact Jeanell Abeyta at (505) 982-4425.
To ensure maximum participation, the meeting will be bilingual. Full Story
CONGRATULATIONS TO LA FAMILIA'S DENTAL CLINIC
Congratulations to La Familia's Dental Clinic for its accreditation for the Dental Residency Program. La Familia has had a contract with the Dental program at NYU-Langone Medical Center since 2011 and the Council on Dental Accreditation (CODA) came out to assess La Familia's dental program in late April. La Familia Dental Clinic received a seven year accreditation and is authorized to host up to two dental residents at a time.
Congratulations to Dr. Natalie Starkle, DDS who is the first NYU/Langone Advanced Education in General Dentistry Resident in the State of New Mexico practicing unde... Full Story
LA FAMILIA MEDICAL CENTER RECOGNIZED FOR EXEMPLARY SERVICE
La Familia Medical Center is among the top 30% of all Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) supported health centers that achieved the best overall clinical outcomes, demonstrating high-quality across their clinical operations. La Familia Medical Center was awarded a certificate of achievement in recognition of their exemplary service and commitment to quality health care. Full Story
DIVINE DECADENCE CHOCOLATE CHALLENGE THANK YOU VIDEO
https://vimeo.com/262849403 Full Story
2017 LA FAMILIA HEALTH & WELLNESS FIESTA - THANK YOU (see full story for video)
Thank you to all who attended our first annual Health & Wellness Fiesta. It was a great success! Full Story
Healthcare for the Homeless Has Moved To a New Location!
Watch Our Divine Decadence Video!
Best of Santa Fe 2016 - Thank you for your votes!
La Familia Medical Center has won third place in the non-profit category Best of Santa Fe 2016. Considering there are 900 non-profits in Santa Fe - we are AWESOME!
The Santa Fe Reporter will be hosting a block party in honor of the winners at the Railyard Park Farmer's Market Pavilion Friday, July 20, 5-9 PM and it is FREE to the community. There will be a concert - headlining will be the Jayhawks. There will be food trucks, outdoor beer garden, giveawys and more.
Best of Santa Fe winners will have booths located under the shade structure at the Railyard; LFMC is booth #10, stop by and sa... Full Story
DALE JENKINS, DDS, HONORED AS DENTAL PROVIDER OF THE YEAR 2016
Dale Jenkins, Dental Director of La Familia Medical and Dental Center, was honored and presented with Dental Provider of the Year 2016 award by the New Mexico Primary Care Association on June 23, 2016.
Dr. Dale Jenkins was nominated for his distinctive service to the community that is above and beyond standard practice in his field. Dr. Jenkins joined La Familia Dental Clinic in March of 2006 and became its dental director in 2013.
La Familia Dental Clinic is the largest dental safety-net provider serving a high concentration of extremely low-income, uninsured, and homeless populati... Full Story
LFMC Syringe Exchange Schedule
Syringe Exchange and Naloxone (Narcan) Distribution at La Familia Healthcare for the Homeless 1532 B Cerillos Road. For more information call 505-988-1742.
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm Full Story
Baby Shower Hosted by Santa Fe Woman's Club
La Familia Medical Center is grateful to the Santa Fe Woman's Club for hosting lunch and a baby shower to benefit patients of La Familia. Many thanks to the following groups for their many contributions of knitted, crochet, and quilted baby items:
Mary Esther Gonzales Senior Center Knitting Group
Northern New Mexico Quilting Guild
Prayer Shawl Ministry
Sewing Angels at Maria de La Paz Catholic Church Full Story
Congressman Luján’s Staff Offer Mobile Office Hours at La Familia Medical Center on 4/28
Congressman Ben Ray Lujan of New Mexico Third District will hold Mobile Office Hours on Thursday April 28th, 2016. Staff from Congressman Lujan will be available to meet with constituents to assist them with casework and discuss issues of concern so he can continue to be a powerful voice on their behalf.
Thursday April 28th
10:00 AM-12:00 PM
La Familia Medical Center
1035 Alto Street
Santa Fe, NM 87501 Full Story
Health Care for the Homeless Has Moved
Health Care for the Homeless
Has moved and will be opening at
our new location soon!
Starting 1/4/16 you can find us at
The Life Link
Monday thru Friday
8:30 to 11:30
Monday thru Friday
8:30 to 4:30
Health Care for the Homeless 988-1742 Full Story
Are you pregnant and struggling with addiction?
There is help for you and your baby.
How can I take care of myself and my growing baby while I am pregnant?There is help for you right here in Santa Fe, at La Familia Medical Center. And it is not too late to get it.Prenatal care and treatment for your dependence are important for both you and your baby while you are pregnant. With special care and support, you will be healthy and your baby will be, too.Substance-using pregnant women, like all pregnant women, need information and resources to make good decisions about their bodies and lives. With attention and treatment, you can take care of... Full Story
Santa Fe County Funds Early Childhood Initiatives
The Santa Fe County Community Services Department released funding in the amount of $250,000 for services to reduce the number of low birth weight babies born in Santa Fe County. Contracts were issued to two community based providers, La Familia Medical Center and Las Cumbres, to develop new and enhance existing programs. Reducing the incidence of low birth weight babies in Santa Fe County is one of the top priorities of the Santa Fe Health Policy and Planning Commission and is reflected in the Countyâs Health Action Plan. Santa Fe County is home to 9,900 children under the age of six, o... Full Story
Divine Decadence Chocolate Challenge Winners
Congratulations to our 1st Place Winner and People's Choice Award
Santa Fe Community College Culinary Arts / Patissier Program
Congratulations to 2nd Place Winner SantaCafe
Congratulations to 3rd Place Winner La Boca
And a BIG thank you to our Judges, Mayor Javier Gonzales, Patty Karlovitz & Rocky Durham Full Story
Rotary Club of Santa Fe Del Sur Donates Kids Activity Center to Southside Clinic
La Familia Medical Center would like to express their sincere appreciation to the Rotary Club of Santa Fe Del Sur and all of the generous donors for the donation of the Kid's Activity Center at our Southside Clinic Location.
The children are enjoying playing with the different toys, providing a little down time before they are seen by their doctor or while they wait for a parent.
Thanks also go out to George "Tre" Panagos, Club President and to Denise Sanchez, Club Secretary for their help in securing the donation. Full Story
La Familia Provides Diabetes Education and Nutrition Information for OB Outreach
On November 21, Mall Walkers and others at Santa Fe Place will have access to health counseling in a variety of areas. As part of OB Outreach Month, LFMC OB staff and Registered Dietition will be available to provide guidance to pregnant women on the importance of healthy eating during pregnancy and other important topics.
A Certified Diabetes Educator will offer information on diabetes management.
Community Health Educators will discuss La Familia's anti-obesity program "CENA" with any interested parties and take Body Mass Index measurements.
Blood pressure checks will be... Full Story
Brindle Foundation Makes Multi-year Grant to LFMC
Brindle has awarded La Familia Medical Center a three-year grant of $200,000 to support the Maternal and Infant Health program.
A portion of the expanded funding will be used to hire an additional Community Health Worker who can make home visits to expectant mothers who, for a variety reasons, could be considered high risk. The OB team is also planning to offer more parent education to prospective parents.
We are very grateful to Brindle for this generous support and for thankful for their commitment to babies in New Mexico. Full Story
Want to Help LFMC Save Trees and Money?
Send us your email address so we can send newsletters electronically. You'll get it quicker, save trees and save La Familia money in the cost of paper and postage. Go to email login on our home page....AND THANKS!
P.S. You can donate on line too which saves you postage. Full Story