Community Health Center
Prime Wellness Community Health Center (PWCHC) is established to provide quality health services to the uninsured and underserved populations in the communities of South-West Los Angeles and surroundings regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, immigration status, or ability to pay for services.Read more
- Monday-Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Saturday - Closed
- Sunday - Closed
PWCHC is a non-profit primary health care organization. Based in Los Angeles and seeing a need to balance the inequalities in healthcare, PWCHC provides health services to everyone especially to underserved minorities and people of color of South-West Los Angeles and surrounding communities.Get involved
Welcome to Prime Wellness CHC
Prime Wellness Community Health Center - Who we are
PWCHC, a non-profit organization, is established to provide quality health services to the uninsured and underserved populations in the communities of South-West Los Angeles and surroundings, especially to underserved minorities and people of color. Our mission is to provide our community with high-quality comprehensive affordable primary care preventive medical and other services at our easily accessible health clinic.
Seeing a need to balance the inequalities in healthcare, we provide health services to everyone, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, immigration status, or ability to pay for services.
Well-Being of Our Community is Our First Priority
Prime Wellness: a healthier bright future for children, families, and our community.
PWCHC is a non-profit primary health care organization. Based in Los Angeles and seeing a need to balance the inequalities in healthcare, PWCHC provides health services to everyone especially to underserved minorities and people of color of South-West Los Angeles and surrounding communities.
Years of practice
Happy and healthy families
We are always seeking individuals who have the same mission and values
Get started with PWCHC by making your idea a reality, or by helping others have access to quality health care. If you are interested in making a donation that will truly impact a worthy cause, please feel free to get in touch with a member of our team today.Make a Donation
Robert Brooks Ballou Family Health Center
At PWCHC Robert Brooks Family Health Center, we thrive to provide the whole spectrum of comprehensive preventive and primary care services with an all-inclusive approach making them accessible to local underserved and underinsured communities of South-West Los Angeles.
Doctor Rachel Tsimerinov Pediatric Health Center
At PWCHC Doctor Rachel Tsimerinov Pediatric Health Center, we provide comprehensive preventive services, children’s disability prevention care coordination, health education community guidance helping our local families to raise healthy and happy children.
Prime Wellness CHC
Your Primary Care Community Clinic
PWCHC’s team provide the following comprehensive services:
- preventive, acute and chronic care for children and adults; care management;
- chronic disease management for diabetes, depression, obesity, and asthma;
- behavioral health screenings and counseling;
- health education and outreach;
- laboratory testing referrals;
- eligibility screening and enrollment;
- interpretation and translation;
- and referrals to community resources.
PWCHC offers convenient hours with 24/7 on-call physician service.
Learn why is it worth it
Prime Wellness CHC Provide Preventive Primary Care for Our Community
On your first visit, please bring your:
- Photo ID
- Proof of Income
- Proof of Address (gas or electric bill or rent receipt)
For every visit, please bring:
- Immunization record
- Medications being used or recently used
- Medi-Cal card or health coverage information
- Any information from a recent ER visits or hospitalization
Appointments & Cancellations
- Please Note that routing visits are by appointment only
- If you are unable to keep your scheduled appointment, please notify us as soon as possible.
- Same day appointments may be available by calling early to (310) 659-7867
Our Comprehensive Services
- Preventive care
- General and Pediatric medicine
- Health history
- Developmental assessment
- Referral to local specialty network
- Physical examination
- Nutritional assessment
- Vision and Hearing screens
- Chronic diseases prevention
- Health screens
- Health education
Meet the Team
At PWCHC, we are providing guidance and advice every step of the way to exceed the expectations of our patients.
Dr. Ballou is well known through the Los Angeles local community helping raise generations of healthy and happy families. She knows and feels the vibe of the community very well.
Nicolette L. Ballou, M.D. is a native Angelino who received her B.A. in Psychobiology from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1975 and then matriculated in the Masters program in the field of Biology at UCLA.
During her years at UCLA, she began to recognize her passion to serve the children in the L.A. area and volunteered her time at Cedars Sinai's Julie Ann Singer's Preschool for emotionally disturbed children.Read More
We strive to improve the health status within the communities it serves, particularly for those residents who are disadvantaged and underserved.
Caring and Compassion
We treat those we serve and one another with concern, kindness and respect.
Patient centered care model
Patients always come first. A Patient-Centered Approach to Improving Population Health and Achieving Health Equity.
Honesty and integrity
We act openly and truthfully in everything we do.
We work together cooperatively, recognizing the power of our combined efforts exceeds what we can accomplish individually.
We acknowledge our vital role in local communities, and we seek to understand and serve their needs.
Excellence and Quality
We are committed to quality and to adding value in every aspect of our work, and we strive to exceed the expectations of our customers.
We strive to create an educational environment for our patients, our employees, and medical professionals dedicated to serving the disadvantaged.