The ChandlerCARECenter is a school-based, community-linked program of the ChandlerUnifiedSchool District.Established in 1995, the ChandlerCARECenter provides free medical, dental, counseling, and social services.There is no cost to patients or clients because local professionals and service organizations donate their services at the ChandlerCARECenter on a scheduled, rotating basis.
To promote students’ school readiness, attendance, and academic success, the ChandlerCARECenter:
Improves and maintains the physical health of needy, uninsured Chandler youth, birth through 18 years of age, by providing free acute-care medical treatment, well-child check-ups, and TB skin tests as well as needed prescriptions, medical lab tests, and medical imaging
Improves and maintains the dental health of uninsured Chandler children by providing free dental screenings, dental cleanings, and fluoride varnish treatment for uninsured children.
Increases the number of children, birth through 18 years of age, who are up-to-date on immunizations by providing free immunization clinics
Provides access to free mental health services for uninsured Chandler children as well as the people with whom they reside
Increases effective parenting skills by providing adult-education classes
Distributes donated food to needy Chandler families
In addition to its regular services, the ChandlerCARECenter sponsors a free “back-to-basics” Family Assistance Day in November, December, and February to provide additional opportunities for needy families to get healthcare, food, and household necessities.
The ChandlerCARECenter serves more than 20,000 individuals annually through the generosity of its many community partners.