Who We Are

The Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC) funds nearly 1,400 health centers. They provide affordable, accessible, and high-quality primary health care to underserved communities at more than 15,000 sites. 

Health centers:

  • Are community-based and serve more than 30 million people
  • Provide access to medical, dental, behavioral, and other health
    care services.
  • Provide care for all, with special initiatives for people experiencing homelessness, agricultural workers, and residents of public housing.



  • Uniform Data System (UDS), research, and quality recognition

  • Find out how we invest in health centers and partners.

  • Resource clearinghouse, partnerships, and event calendar

  • Overview of Health Center Program-related initiatives including resources and tools.

  • Overview of Health Center Program compliance resources and tools.  

  • Learn about HRSA’s health centers, including: how to become a health center, finding one near you, and the assistance provided by our strategic partners.