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Community-University Health Care Center (CUHCC) opened its doors in 1966 to provide primary care services to children and low income families in South Minneapolis.  

Over 45 years later, CUHCC is a federally qualified health center and also a department within the University of Minnesota’s Academic Health Center. The clinic now offers medical, dental, mental health, advocacy, legal, and other programs. CUHCC serves 12,000 patients a year through 62,000 visits annually. The patient population comes from over 12 different racial and ethnic groups that span five continents. Read more about our patient demographics.

We will be an organization known for excellence in community health care for diverse populations.

To seek health equity in our community by advancing the well-being of diverse people.


  • Welcoming all people, with an emphasis on providing care to underserved and vulnerable residents of South Minneapolis communities
  • Culturally competent care that builds upon patient and family strengths

  • Partnerships with patients, families, communities and the University of Minnesota

  • Participatory evaluation to improve programs

  • Educating prospective health providers in delivering care to the community

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