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Ravenswood Family Health Center
1885 Bay Road
East Palo Alto, CA 94303


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Who We Serve

Ravenswood Family Health Center serves a diverse and constantly changing population of low-income families and uninsured residents in south San Mateo County.  Our service area includes East Palo Alto, Belle Haven in Menlo Park, North Fair Oaks in Redwood City. Over one third of the residents were born outside the U.S; the majority come from Mexico, Central America and the Pacific Islands.

Profile of our Patients in 2017

In 2017, Ravenswood Family Health Center served a total of 17,456 unduplicated patients, 7,236 of whom were children ages 0-18. Additional demographic details of Ravenswood patients include:

  • 87% live at or below 200% of the federal poverty level
  • 92% are Latino, African American, or Pacific Islander
  • 33% are uninsured
  • 66% are covered by some form of public health insurance
  • 41% are pediatric patients
  • 6% identify themselves as homeless

Patient Services Utilization

In 2017, Ravenswood Family Health Center provided 84,475 visits. Those visits consisted of:

  • 48,561 visits for primary health care
  • 16,190 visits for dental care
  • 2,830 visits for behavioral health care
  • 3,662 visits for optometry and vision care