A Legacy of Community Health

For 50 years, since 1972, CommuniCare has been committed to serving anyone in our community with high-quality health care regardless of immigration status and/or ability to pay.

A History of CommuniCare Health Centers:

The Davis Free Clinic begins

The Davis Free Clinic begins offering limited services with part time hours. Services quickly expand to include substance use treatment, women’s health, perinatal care & pediatrics.


Davis Community Clinic

The renamed Davis Community Clinic, moves from three rented houses in downtown Davis to a former grocery store, allowing operations to consolidate everything in one location and accommodate 10,000 patient visits per year.


John H. Jones Community Clinic

Substance use treatment is offered at the John H. Jones Community Clinic, our first satellite location in West Sacramento.


Dental Services

Dental services begin being offered at the Davis Community Clinic, in Davis, and Salud Clinic, in West Sacramento.


Peterson Clinic

Within three years, Dental services expand to include Peterson Clinic in Woodland


Management of Salud Clinic & Peterson Clinic

Management of Salud Clinic in West Sacramento and Peterson Clinic in Woodland is assumed.




The name CommuniCare is adopted to describe the family of health centers that today includes the Davis Community Clinic, Hansen Family Health Center, Salud Clinic, and satellite locations located throughout the Yolo County area.


Davis Community Clinic and CommuniCare’s administrative offices

The Davis Community Clinic and CommuniCare’s administrative offices moves into a modern facility north of Sutter Davis Hospital


Federally Qualified Health Center

CommuniCare becomes a Federally Qualified Health Center


Migrant Health Center Outstanding Service Award

The National Association of Community Health Centers awards CommuniCare with the Migrant Health Center Outstanding Service Award


2009 Medical Community Award

Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society selects CommuniCare as recipient of the 2009 Medical Community Award.


Hansen Family Health Center

A brand new, state-of the art facility, Hansen Family Health Center opens in Woodland, replacing the Peterson Clinic


Family Wellness Center

Family Wellness Center opens in Woodland to provide expanded behavioral health services for youth and families


Top Yolo County Healthcare Organization

In May 2019 CommuniCare Health Centers is recognized as the top Yolo County healthcare organization


Mental Health Navigation Center

Mental Health Navigation Center begins providing services in 2019 and expands its breadth of offerings in early 2020


Garden & Outdoor Classroom

After years of planning, the Garden & Outdoor Classroom installation continues through the global COVID-19 pandemic producing 2,000 pounds of produce in its first year


The Respite Center

The Respite Center opens February 24th and is open daily Monday-Saturday to offer services for unhoused individuals in Davis


Dental Office at Family Wellness Center

In August 2020, the new dental office opens at the Family Wellness Center in Woodland


Service Enterprise Certification

Completes the three year process to earn a Service Enterprise certification being among the top 11% of nonprofits nationwide in volunteer management and organizational performance


Renovated Davis Community Clinic

The newly renovated Davis Community Clinic opens on February 1st.


50 Years

Celebrating 50 years of providing comprehensive healthcare services in Yolo County.