What is Community Benefit?

Community Benefit are programs, services and activities that: 

  • Respond to an identified community health need
  • Improve health in communities
  • Increase access to healthcare 

SCL Health is committed to investing in community benefit programs and initiatives that:

  • Address the most critical needs of the communities we serve, especially of those who are poor and vulnerable
  • Support health equity
  • Address social determinants of health – conditions in which people live, learn, work and play – including economic stability, education, social and community environment, food security, housing, and transportation

In 2018, SCL Health contributed $242 million in community benefit and touched over 287,131 lives through a variety of programs and services.

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