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Awards & Accreditations

Golden Valley Health Centers has earned The 2023 Access Enhancer badge

The Access Enhancer badge recognizes health centers that have increased the total number of patients and the number of patients who receive at least one comprehensive service (mental health, substance use disorder, vision, dental, and/or enabling) by at least 5% between the two most recent UDS reporting periods. Learn more here.

Golden Valley Health Centers Foundation Awarded the Candid Seal of Transparency

GVHC Foundation is a gold-level GuideStar participant, demonstrating its commitment to transparency. Learn more here.

Golden Valley Health Centers has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval(TM)

If you feel the care provided has in any way compromised patient safety or failed to meet accepted quality of care standards, please do not hesitate to contact us at (209) 385-5463. We will strive to address your concerns.

If after contacting us, you feel we still have not adequately addressed your concerns, please feel free to contact The Joint Commission by calling (800) 994-6610 or writing to:

Office of Quality Monitoring
The Joint Commission
1 Renaissance Boulevard
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

Golden Valley Health Centers is a TJC recognized Primary Care Medical Home.

The Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) is a model of care that emphasizes care coordination and communication to transform primary care into “what patients want it to be”.

TJC PCMH Recognition is the most widely adopted model for transforming primary care practices into medical homes. Research confirms medical homes can lead to higher quality and lower costs, and can improve patients’ and providers’ experience of care.

Golden Valley Health Centers is a proud Gold member of the Health Center Advocacy Network.

Golden Valley Health Centers (GVHC) has been awarded the Gold ACE status from the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC)

This is the highest level of recognition in the NACHC Advocacy Center of Excellence (ACE) Program, which supports and recognizes health centers that achieve specific measures of advocacy success and demonstrate an ongoing commitment to advocacy by making it an organizational priority. GVHC is one of only three health centers in California to have achieved Gold ACE status. This is a testament to the hard work and dedication of GVHC’s staff and leadership, who are committed to advocating for health equity and access to care for the patients they serve.

HRSA FTCA Deemed Facility

Golden Valley Health Centers is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).  This is a FTCA deemed facility.

We are California Health+ Health Centers

What does the plus stand for in CaliforniaHealth+? It’s all the ways we take care of every part of you and your family. With a network of health centers, each with a dedicated team of caregivers who know you and your health history, CaliforniaHealth+ centers offer primary and preventive health services, plus extra services such as prenatal care, health education, access to a nutritionist, and more.

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