Poor health is both a cause and consequence of poverty, and too often children from low-income families face a lifetime of health risks. APC fights the trend as the primary provider of comprehensive medical care for children in Arlington County who are uninsured, or whose families live at or below 200% of the poverty level. Preventative care is the focus, but patients with special health conditions (prematurity, developmental delays, genetic diseases) also find their "medical home” at APC. When challenges arise – illiteracy, language barriers, transportation costs – parents receive tailored support. Partnerships with numerous agencies and public health programs help APC meet each child’s needs without duplicating already-existing services. In 2018 alone, APC conducted 14,596 clinical visits, provided mental health services to 657 clients, and administered 9,389 vaccinations – serving 3,288 children. Good health is a gift every child should have.
Headquarters: VA-Arlington County
Where They Operate: VA-Arlington County; 1701 N George Mason Drive
Age Groups Served: Infants (0-2); Pre-K (3-4); Youth (5-11); Pre-teen/teen (12-17); Young adult (18-24)
Population(s) Served: Low- to Moderate-Income Community Members
- Mental health services provided in 2018 for children and youth:
- Coordinated care in 2018 for children with special healthcare needs, including appointments with specialists, communication with schools and provision of prescription medication:
- Enrolled children in Medicaid and FAMIS benefits in 2018:
- Vaccines administered in 2018:
- Clinical visits, including acute care and well child visits:
Awards & Recognition
Arlington Pediatric Center received the NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home designation (the highest level of distinction) for placing patients and their families at the forefront of care.
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