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Watsonville, CA (2015)

Salud Para la Gente

Salud Para la Gente, a Federally Qualified Health Center in Watsonville, which provides high-quality, comprehensive, and cost-effective healthcare to its patient population of primarily Latino farm workers and low-income residents in the area.

Investment

  • NMTC Amount: $8,342,000
  • Total Project Cost: $14,016,117

IMPACT

  • 30 FTE jobs
  • 200 construction jobs
  • 25,000 patients served
  • Project includes a Federally Qualified Health Center.
  • 7,000 sq. ft. of real estate

Investor

Project Description

Salud Para la Gente, a Federally Qualified Health Center in Watsonville, which provides high-quality, comprehensive, and cost-effective healthcare to its patient population of primarily Latino farm workers and low-income residents in the area. The organization currently operates five clinics, 14 school-based clinics, a mobile clinic van and serves nearly 25,000 patients in the area. NCCLF provided $8.6 million in NMTCs to Salud Para la Gente to renovate and expand its main clinic in Watsonville, CA. The renovations adds over 7,000 sq. ft. of new space and 13 new medical exam rooms, one procedure room and four dental clinics. Additionally, the women’s health unit, reception areas, meeting rooms, outreach and enrollment service areas is redesigned to improve patient experience and flow. The renovation is completed in 2015 and allows the organization to see over 100 more patients daily.

MAP

Address: 195 Aviation Way, Watsonville, CA 95076

Census Tract: 6087110700

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