Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Top Workplaces 2015
Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers
- Employees in region:
- HQ location:
- Milwaukee, WI
’12, ’13, ’14, ’15
Provides primary medical care for people of all ages, including chronic disease management (asthma, diabetes, HIV), mental health outpatient counseling and treatment, supportive social services including health education and parenting skills classes, Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition program, lead poisoning prevention. Eligibility and enrollment assistance for BadgerCare, Affordable Care Act marketplace and other community support programs. All services can be provided in English, Spanish or Hmong. All services are available to people regardless of insurance status, with a discounted fee scale based on family size and income (with $10 minimum fee) for individuals who are uninsured and below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level.
36,248 unduplicated users in 2014, 85% Hispanic 7% white, 5% African American, 3% Asian and other.. 63% with incomes below 100% of poverty, ~ 30% uninsured, 56% Medicaid, 11% commercial insurance, 3% Medicare.
“Great people to work with. Good systems and controls. Great fringe benefits.”
“I have a position where I know what I am doing matters and I am able to help others.”
“I have the freedom to create new things and my ideas are heard. I love the staff and I believe in the mission. I think the work we do here is great and makes a true difference in people's lives.”
“We serve our community without barriers.”
“I believe we have strong values and our senior management team respects them.”