Elgin Area: 847-608-1344 | McHenry County: 815-363-9900 | Streamwood Area: 630-313-5300
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Our mission: To provide quality, affordable health care for all, including those without the ability to pay.

Services

As a Federally Qualified Health Center, Greater Elgin Family Care Center Provides A Wide Array Of Services For The Entire Family:

  • Well Child Care
  • Physicals and Immunizations
  • Sick Care
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Women's Health Care, Including OB
  • Preventive Care Services
  • Specialty Clinics
  • Specialty Education
  • Laboratory Testing
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Medical Case Management
  • Behavioral Health Services
  • Preventive and Restorative Adult and Pediatric Oral Health Care
  • Family Case Management
  • Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
  • AllKids Application Site
Health Care Services are provided at:
McHenry Community Health Center, 3901 Mercy Drive, McHenry, IL 60050
Randall Health Center, 1435 Randall Road, Suite 410, Elgin, IL 60123
Seneca Health Center, 450 Dundee Avenue, Elgin, IL 60120
Streamwood Community Health Center, 135 E Irving Park Rd, Streamwood, IL 60120
Summit Health Center, 370 Summit Street, Elgin, IL 60120
Slade Health Center, 901 Center Street, Elgin, IL 60120


Dental Services are provided at:
Dental Clinic, 450 Dundee Avenue, Elgin, IL 60120
Various District U-46 schools
On the campus of Elgin Community College

School-Based Services are provided at:
Various District U-46 schools.
Call (847) 608-1344 for location details.

Community Based Services are provided at:
Community Crisis Center, Elgin, IL

Fees

Greater Elgin Family Care Center's fees are based on the procedures rendered at the time of service. All fees are determined by the procedure(s) rendered by the provider, with the standard fee reflecting the current medical marketplace. The Center accepts private/commercial health insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, AllKids, and self-paying clients.

Greater Elgin Family Care Center, as a Community Health Center grantee, is required to offer a sliding fee discount program to all patients who are under 200% of the Federal Poverty guidelines based on reported income and family size. All patients presenting who are below 100% of the Federal Poverty guidelines based on reported income and family size will receive a full discount. However, nominal fees may be collected from individual or families with an annual income at or below 100% of the Poverty Level.

No individual is turned away for inability to pay for services!

Below is a chart detailing the Discount Program. If you have any questions regarding our Discount Program or insurance coverage, please contact Liz Albarran, Billing Coordinator, at (847) 608-6001 or lalbarran@gefcc.org.

Accepted Insurance

In addition to Medicaid and Medicare, GEFCC accepts the following insurance:

  • Aetna Better Health
  • Family Health Network (FHN)
  • Harmony HMO
  • IlliniCare
  • Meridian
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) PPO

Collaborations

Since its inception, Greater Elgin Family Care Center has collaborated extensively with other entities with the goal of increasing efficiency and minimizing duplication—all for the betterment of our patients. The following is a list of some of our current collaborations:

Alexian Brothers Medical Center: Expectant mothers cared for at our Streamwood Community Health Center can choose to deliver their newborn at 2 area hospitals: Alexian Brothers Medical Center and St. Alexius. In addition, a member of the Alexian Brothers Health System Executive Team is on our Board of Directors.

Aunt Martha's Youth Service Center: GEFCC provides its quality, affordable primary health care services to homeless persons from Elgin with financial support from Aunt Martha’s.

Boys & Girls Club of Elgin: GEFCC offers both primary care and dental care to Boys and Girls Club members and parents through their annual health fairs.

Centegra Health System: Centegra leases space from GEFCC in our McHenry Community Health Center, mirroring the hours that the Health Center is open. GEFCC Licensed Independent Practitioners have secure, private access to images and all health record information of McHenry Community Health Center patients who receive care, including ultrasounds, at Centegra Hospital McHenry.

Centro de Información: GEFCC provides health education for Centro clients at Centro’s offices twice monthly. Additionally, GEFCC offers both primary care and dental care to Centro clients through their annual health fairs.

Community Coordinated Child Care (4-C): Our McHenry Community Health Center professionals are actively working on a committee formed by 4-C to improve access to services available to those children of McHenry County in need.

Community Crisis Center: GEFCC provides primary care services to the residents of CCC in the shelter on a regularly-scheduled basis.

Ecker Center for Mental Health is where GEFCC refers Elgin-area adult patients who are in need of outpatient behavioral health services. Conversely, Ecker Center refers their clients to GEFCC for primary health care, including adult oral health care, as needed.

Elgin Community College: GEFCC volunteer dentists provide oral health care in conjunction with ECC’s Dental Assistance Program in the College’s Dental Assistance classroom and operatories.

Family Service Association of the Greater Elgin Area: In addition to GEFCC referring it behavioral health patients to FSA for ongoing counseling, the two organizations jointly provide behavioral health services to U-46 students in several of the District’s schools.

Kane County Family Case Management Cluster: GEFCC, as the current Cluster Chair, coordinates communication and integration amongst Kane County’s Family Case Management providers including Aunt Martha’s Youth Service Center and VNA of Fox Valley.

Laboratory Corporation of America: LabCorp leases space in our Seneca Health Center, providing a comprehensive Patient Service Center for GEFCC patients needing any number of laboratory services.

McHenry County Health Department: The Health Department will soon be leasing space in our McHenry Community Health Center, enabling this location to provide WIC and Family Case Management services to our patients.

Pioneer Center: Our McHenry Community Health Center professionals have collaborated with the Youth Service Bureau of Pioneer Center to help provide management and continuity of care for some of the children and adolescents that have been managed by the Bureau.

Presence St. Joseph: Presence has been collaborating with GEFCC since before we were even incorporated, helping drive community support to incorporate the budding organization and encourage its application to become a Federally Qualified Health Center. Presently, Presence St. Joseph has one of their professionals on our Board of Directors.

Quest Diagnostics: Quest Diagnostics leases space in our Streamwood Community Health Center, providing a comprehensive Patient Service Center for GEFCC patients needing any number of laboratory services.

Renz Addiction Counseling Center: As part of Renz’s Community Homeless Integration Project, GEFCC provides expanded access to health care for Renz clients of the Project.

Rosecrance: GEFCC, via our McHenry Community Health Center, and Rosecrance refer clients to each other, and collaborate regarding health education and service provision.

School District U-46 & District 300: GEFCC provides school-based primary health care and oral health care in a number of area schools each year.

Sherman Health: Sherman Health offers two members of their Executive Committee to serve on GEFCC’s Board of Directors, and GEFCC operates Health Centers in two buildings owned by Sherman (Our Slade Health Center at 901 Center Street and our Randall Health Center in Sherman’s Medical Office Building at 1435 N. Randall Road in Elgin). About 80% of GEFCC’s expectant mothers choose to deliver at Sherman Hospital.

St. Alexius Medical Center: About 20% of GEFCC's expectant mothers choose to deliver their newborn(s) at St. Alexius. In addition, a member of the Alexian Brothers Health System Executive Team is on our Board of Directors.

Thresholds: GEFCC, via our McHenry Community Health Center, and Thresholds extensively refer clients to each other, and collaborate regarding health education and service provision.

Two Rivers Head Start Agency: In addition to active client/patient referrals between the organizations, a GEFCC professional serves on the Board of Directors of Two Rivers.

VNA Health Care: VNA jointly participates with GEFCC in the Kane County Family Case Management (FCM) Cluster, and the two organizations also work together regarding breast and cervical cancer screening services and referrals to GEFCC for oral health care services at our Dental Clinic.

Well Child Center: WCC sublets space from GEFCC’s Seneca Health Center for WIC (Women, Infant and Children) services offered to GEFCC patients.

YWCA of Elgin: GEFCC and YWCA Elgin extensively refer clients to each other, and collaborate regarding health education and service provision.

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