South Bay Family Health Care

Building Healthy Lives

img_clinic_sbfhcSouth Los Angeles Locations

Gardena/Harbor Gateway
724 W. Gardena Blvd.
Gardena, CA 90247
Appointments: (310) 802-6170

Inglewood Dr. Claudia Hampton Clinic
1091 S. La Brea Ave.
Inglewood, CA 90301
Appointments: (310) 802-6170

Inglewood OB/GYN
323 N. Prairie Ave., #210Pcmh2011Seal
Inglewood, CA 90301
Appointments: (310) 673-2647

Redondo Beach
2114 Artesia Blvd.
Redondo Beach, CA 90278
Appointments: (310) 802-6170

School Based Health Centers

Carson School Based Clinic
Carson High School
22328 S. Main Street
Carson, CA 90745


President and CEO: Jann Hamilton Lee, MHA


The mission of South Bay Family Health Care is to provide access to quality health care
for individuals and families, regardless of their ability to pay.


Founded in 1969 as the South Bay Free Clinic, SBFHC now includes two health centers in Inglewood, including one devoted to OB/GYN services, and one each in Redondo Beach and Gardena. SBFHC also operates a school-based clinic at Carson High School and the Healthy Kids Express mobile van.


In 2012, 20,511 patients (unduplicated) were served at all locations in 72,339 visits. The breakdown of services provided to them was:

  • Adult Medicine 57%
  • Pediatrics 18%
  • Family Planning 10%
  • Prenatal 8%
  • Dental 5%
  • Other 2%

Seventeen percent of patients were seen for treatment of diabetes, and 21 percent were treated for and hypertension.

The racial/ethnic breakdown of our patient base was:

Latino/Hispanic 57%
African American 20%
Caucasian 15%
Asian/Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 5%
Other 3%

Thirty-six percent of our patients were non-English speaking.

Gender: Female 68%; Male 32%


0–19 28.4%
20–44 36.6%
45–64 31.0%
65+ 4.0%

Seventeen percent were children under 12.

Medical Coverage: Eighty-eight percent of patients earned incomes below the 100% federal poverty level; 99.5 percent were below the 200% FPL. Fifty-six percent of our patients were uninsured and received services under Healthy Way LA and other programs.

Services We Provide

  • Preventive care
  • Detection and treatment of acute and chronic illnesses
  • Chronic disease management (diabetes, hypertension, and asthma)
  • Women’s Health
    • Gynecological exams
    • Annual physicals
    • Breast and cervical cancer screening
    • STD screening and treatment
    • Family planning services (education and birth control)
  • Prenatal care
  • Pediatric (well-child exams, physicals/checkups, immunizations, acute illness care, health education, nutrition counseling
  • Dental (preventive, cleaning, x-rays, fluoride treatments, fillings, extractions – adults and children 5 and older)
  • Mental health (partnership with Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services in Inglewood)
  • Health education (specialized classes on diet, exercise, disease management and healthy lifestyle choices)
  • Domestic violence prevention
  • HIV/AIDS treatment
  • Case management (on-site services and referrals to community partners)
  • Lab services
  • Pharmacy

Payment Accepted

  • Medi-Cal
  • Medicare
  • Healthy Families
  • Healthy Kids
  • Private insurance

A sliding fee scale, based upon ability to pay, and cash-paying options also are available.

To Donate

Contact Liz West Odabashian, Director of Development,, (310) 227-8100, see

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