Community Benefit

Helping Laguna Beach and Mission Viejo Stay Healthy

Mission Hospital has an established history of community service for the residents of South Orange County. We are committed to improving the health and quality of life of the people we serve. In the past five years, we have allocated more than $120 million to community benefit activities. A cornerstone of the work we do is through partnerships, working with others “of like minds” to create change. We work with dozens of local non-profits, faith-based organizations, civic leaders and local residents to understand and respond to the needs of the community. 


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  • Camino Health Center

    Since 1996 Mission Hospital has been the corporate sponsor of Camino Health Center, a licensed primary health care facility that offers a sliding fee scale. The center has grown from a small "store front" clinic to a health center with more than 100,000 patient visits per year and four unique programs serving area residents.

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  • Community Health Education and Screenings
    Mission Hospital offers a calendar of community health education topics, support groups and screenings that are free or low cost. For a listing of current classes view upcoming events or call 406-327-1850 (DOCS).
  • Each Mind Matters

    When it comes to health, peoples’ minds deserve the same attention as their bodies. That’s why Mission Hospital is activating Each Mind Matters, California’s Mental Health Movement, in South Orange County. The statewide initiative was created to unite millions of individuals who share a vision of improved mental health and equality for all.

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  • Family Resource Centers (FRCs)

    Established in 1996, the South Orange County Family Resource Center (SOCFRC) has been serving approximately 5,000 people each year. In 1998, the Community Health Enrichment Collaborative Family Resource Center (CHEC FRC) opened to better serve the residents of San Juan Capistrano and neighboring communities. The Family Resource Centers bring together services and activities that educate, support and provide resources for families in need.

    Programs include parent, teen and child education classes, support groups, counseling services, and information/resources. Many programs are offered in Spanish and can be provided in the community at local schools, churches or in home. The Family Resource Centers are a collaborative effort between Mission Hospital, The Raise Foundation, Children’s Bureau of Southern California, Human Options and a variety of other social service agencies.

    SOC Family Resource Center

    22481 Aspan Street, Suite B
    Lake Forest, CA 92630
    (949) 364-0500

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    CHEC Family Resource Center

    27412 Calle Arroyo
    San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
    (949) 489-7742

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  • Health Information Line

    Mission Hospital offers a free health information line to the community to find a physician and learn more about available classes and events. This is available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. To get information, call 877-459-3627 (DOCS).

  • Health Ministry Partnership

    In 1997, Mission Hospital initiated a Health Ministry Partnership with local faith communities in order to address the health and quality of life of local residents through programs that focus on the body, mind, and spirit. These programs have continued to flourish, serving residents throughout South Orange County. With over 20 faith communities working in partnership with Mission Hospital, new programs and services have been implemented to bring wholeness to those who are suffering.

  • Senior Transportation
    In April 1996, Mission Hospital partnered with Age Well Senior Services to address the non-emergency medical transportation needs of the elderly and disabled in South Orange County. Through the senior transportation program, nearly 3,000 rides are provided each year to both Mission Hospital campuses. To find out more about this program call 877- 459-3627 (DOCS) .