Lake Superior Community Health Center

Timeline of Key Events


  • 1972
    Duluth Community Health Center (DCHC) opens as a free clinic in the basement of Sacred Heart Church in Duluth’s Central Hillside and becomes incorporated.
     
  • 1973
    The clinic relocates to a former grocery store at 2 E. 5th Street.

     

  • 1991
    The Health Care Access Office opens.
     
  • 1993
    The DCHC becomes a Federally-Qualified Health Center (FQHC).

     

  • 2000
    The clinic first receives federal Section 330 grant funding.
    Services are initiated in Superior at 1419 Hill Avenue. The clinic changes its name to Lake Superior Community Health Center (LSCHC).



    In 2001, a total of 25 FTE staff served 3,296 patients and provided 7,345 visits. The total agency budget was $1.6 million.
     
  • 2005
    The clinic relocates to its current location at 4325 Grand Avenue in Duluth.  The Superior clinic relocates to 3600 Tower Avenue, and dental services are initiated.
     
  • 2007
    Dental services initiated in Duluth.
     
  • 2009
    Dental services expanded in Duluth.

    In 2011, a total of 74 FTE staff served 10,873 patients and provided 31,858 visits. The total agency budget was $6.5 million.

What you will need on your visit to the Lake Superior Community Health Center

What you will need for your visit...

Photo I.D.

Insurance Card

The containers of medications, vitamins, supplements you are currently taking

For sliding fee scale applicants: proof of income