Accreditation & Awards

Legacy Community Health Services is accredited as a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and a non-profit health care organization. Read more about FQHCs

We are affiliated with the following national, state, and local organizations:

  United Way of Greater Houston
  National Association of Community Health Centers
  Texas Association of Community Health Centers
  KIPP Academy
  AIDS United

Legacy and its staff have received a number of awards, including:

  2008 - The Illuminations Project Community Award
  2009 - New Orleans AIDS Task Force, 25th Anniversary Award; Awarded to Katy Caldwell
  2009 - Pride Houston, GLBT Pride Parade, Best Social Commentary
  2010 - Houston Chronicle- Top Workplaces
  2011 - Houston Chronicle- Top Workplaces
  2011 - Houston Business Journal- Best Places to Work
  2011 - Houston Business Journal- Healthcare Heroes Award, Community Outreach Organization
  2011 - Katy Caldwell, Executive Director, nominated for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year
  2011 - Female Success Factor Top 25 Women of Houston; Awarded to Katy Caldwell
  2011 - Houston Women’s Magazine- 50 Most Influential Women; Awarded to Katy Caldwell
  2011 - LHI of Houston- Community Service Award
  2011 - Best Doctors in Houston Awards
  2012 - Trees for Houston Arbor Award
  2012 - Top Non-Profit to Support The LGBT Community

Legacy Community Health Services is working hard on receiving the Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition. If you are interested in learning more about this recognition, please watch the video below.
Patient-Centered Medical Home

Performance Reporting

This health center is a Health Center Program grantee under the Public Health Service Act, Section 330, 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n). All remedies brought forth to a health center employee may be subject to remedy under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA).