Life Hope Centers Cares About You and Your Community
Life Hope Centers Volunteer Whole Person Program
An estimated 10 million Californians experience barriers to dental and medical care. Life Hope Centers is a program that allows volunteer dentists, optometrists, physicians, other , health related professionals and community volunteers, to provide a host of health related services such as dental, vision care at no charge to approximately 50 - 250 people at each event.
Through the LHC program, efforts are also made to educate the public about the simple and practical ways individuals can live healthier, happier and longer.
How You Can Help
To help provide the much needed care services to the large number of expected people, we need volunteer dental and medical professionals, including general dentists, oral surgeons, dental hygienists, dental assistants, lab technicians, nurses,physical therapists, occupational therapists, physicians pharmacists, and social workers
Additionally, community volunteers are needed to assist with registration, clinic setup, data entry, escorting people, translating and much more.
Life Hope Center's services include dental extractions, fillings, cleanings, oral health education, vision exams, and prescription glasses. We also provide limited medical evaluations, blood lipid and blood sugar testing, lifestyle coaching, nutritional instruction, cooking classes just to name a few, all at no cost to the individual.
Life Hope Centers exemplifies the best of our community in action. Together, with the goal of relieving pain and eliminating infection, we’re impacting lives, restoring dignity, creating smiles and enhancing the quality of life.
Impact of our most recent L.H.C. program for the Arroyo Grande community:
$69,170 thousand in dental, vision and other health related services
More than 174 people served
LHC Program total impact:
$2,341,540 in dental, vision and other health related services
8,977 people served
6,744 volunteers mobilized
Edward Urbina, M.A., D.D.S.
Director of Life Hope Centers
Tara Vang, MPH
Assistant to the Director
Life Hope Centers
Director of Communications
Antonio Huerta, MDiv., DMin
Director of Development