MISSION To improve the health of the people in and around ourcommunities, by addressing the individual needs of each person with respect, courtesy and quality service.
Avenal Community Health Center was originally established asan RHC affiliated with a local hospital district. In 1992 theclinic struggled to survive when many small hospitals weregoing out of business. In 1999 the clinic site was relocated andbecame an FQHC look-a-like. In 2007 the clinic was awardeddesignation as an FQHC with funding from the Bureau ofPrimary Health Care. ACHC has been serving the Communityfor over16 years. 1999 – Under Construction
8:00am – 7:00pm. Monday through ThursdayExam, Cleaning and Restoration Smile provided by Dr. Joey Chen, D.D.S.
8:00am – 6:30pm Monday – Friday Counselors working with doctors to help with depression, anxiety, stress, drug and alcoholproblems, weight control, smoking, diabetes and other chronic conditions; often at the visit with the doctor.
• Case Manager for Chronic Conditions• Nutrition Educator• Certified Lactation Counselor• Health Educator• Family Planning Health Worker• Comprehensive Perinatal Health Worker• Imaging: X-ray and Ultrasound• Pharmacy Dispensary
Podiatry – 1st Friday of each monthPsychology – Every MondayEndodontics – Every Wednesday
Lemoore, CA ◦ Services currently include Medical care and Comprehensive Perinatal Services. ◦ Lemoore is located 30 minutes north east of Avenal.
Adventist Medical Center – Hanford 142-bed hospital (40 minute drive) Central Valley General Hospital 49-bed community hospital in Hanford providing OB services (45 minute drive) Coalinga Regional Medical Center 123-bed hospital (20 minute drive) We also utilize Children’s Hospital Central California in Madera. (70 minute drive)
Avenal is a small agricultural town ofapproximately 9,000 where themajority of the population (84%) isHispanic/Latino. The community islocated in south western KingsCounty, which is predominantly anagricultural area. For this reasonmany migrant and seasonal farmworkers make Avenal their home.
The average home price is $100,000 - $180,000. Schools: ◦ Reef-Sunset Unified School District Avenal Elementary School (K-5) Tamarack Elementary School (K-3) Reef-Sunset Middle School (6-8) Avenal High School (9-12) Avenal Adult School
Kings County communities and populations: Hanford – 54,000 (The County Seat) Lemoore – 20,000 Corcoran – 12,500 Avenal – 9,000 Armona – 4,000 Kettleman City – 1,400 Corcoran ♦ Stratford – 1,200
Demographics: 56% white and 40% Hispanic/Latino. The average home price is between $150,000 and $200,000. Lemoore is home to the Naval Air Station Lemoore.
Schools: ◦ Lemoore Union Elementary School District ◦ Central Union School District ◦ Island Union Elementary School District ◦ Lemoore Union High School District ◦ West Hills College ◦ Kings Christian School ◦ Mary Immaculate Queen School Visit www.lemoorechamberofcommerce.com
ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH OF CHRIST CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE FIRST SOUTHERN BAPTIST CHURCH FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH LEMOORE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH LIFEWAY CHURCH SAINT PETERS ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH SOUTH VALLEY COMMUNITY CHURCH And more in the surrounding area…
Demographics: 62.5% white and 47% Hispanic/Latino The average home price is between $130,000 and $200,000. Average Temperatures
Hanford Elementary School District Pioneer Union Elementary School District Hanford Joint Union High School District College of the Sequoias Chapman University Hanford Christian School St. Rose-McCarthy School Western Christian School
College Park Apartments – 899 Dogwood Ave., Lemoore, 924-9914 Valley Oak Apartments – 1165 E. Hanford-Armona Rd., Lemoore, 924-8888 Olive Dee Apartments – 333 North Olive, Lemoore, 924-4564 Edgewater Isle Apartments – 537 Pepper Dr., Hanford, 583-0500 Westview Apartments – 1068 South 7th Ave, Avenal, 386-0577
ALL of these destinations are located within 3 hours of Avenal.
MOVIES: Lemoore Cinemas – 400 Follett St. Cinemark Movies 8 – 1669 W. Lacey Blvd, Hanford (@ the mall Metro 4 Cinemas – 123 E. 7th St., Hanford Kings Drive In – 14th Ave and Lacey Blvd., Armona THEATER: William Saroyan Theater in downtown Fresno – The Saroyan Theatre is home to the Fresno Philharmonic Orchestra, Fresno Broadway Series and Fresno Grand Opera. It has also played host to magician David Copperfield and the Broadway shows Les Mis, Cats, The Sound of Music, Evita, Chicago, and Riverdance, etc. (ticketmaster.com) Roger Rockas Dinner Theater in Fresno – For Tickets Call (559) 266-9494 or Toll Free (800) 371-4747, 1226 N Wishon, Fresno, CA. 93728
Kings Area Rural Transit (KART) operates regularly scheduled fixed route bus service, vanpool service for commuters and Dial-A-Ride (demand response) services throughout Kings County as well as to Fresno. Amtrak trains stop in Hanford. Orange Belt Stages provides inter-city bus service to and from Hanford. Connections with Greyhound can be made in Visalia or Paso Robles. A Greyhound station is located in downtown Fresno as well. Hanford Municipal Airport is a general aviation airport located just southeast of Hanford. Fresno Yosemite International Airport (75 min drive) (FAT) 5175 E. Clinton Way Fresno, CA 93727
Avenal Community Health Center 1000 Skyline Boulevard Avenal, CA 93204 (559) 386-4500 email@example.com (Website under construction) Kings Community Health Center 140 C Street Lemoore, CA 93245 (559) 924-7005 (Clinic exterior currently being remodeled)
Four or Five Day Work Week Paid Holidays/Vacations Health / Dental Coverage Continuing Education Stipend CMA/AMA Membership Reimbursement NHSC LOAN REPAYMENT opportunity Assistance with Moving Expenses Pleasant work atmosphere & and community