Empowering People, Strengthening our Community


Founded in 2001, Ravenswood Family Health Network is a federally qualified health center headquartered in the low-income East Palo Alto area of San Mateo County. We provide a full scope of health care services, including pediatrics, women’s health, family practice, behavioral health, dentistry, optometry, pharmacy, ultrasound, mammography, x-ray, lab, health education, referrals, and enrollment to low-income, underserved individuals, children, and families in San Mateo County and Santa Clara County. Our primary service area in San Mateo County includes East Palo Alto, Belle Haven in Menlo Park, and North Fair Oaks in Redwood City, while our primary service area in Santa Clara County includes Palo Alto, Mountain View, and Sunnyvale.

Our Mission

To improve the health of the community by providing culturally sensitive, integrated primary and preventative health care to all, regardless of ability to pay or immigration status, and collaborating with community partners to address the social determinants of health.

Our Vision

Our patients will become educated, engaged and empowered to actively manage their health and become advocates for healthy living within their family and the community, inspiring others to value good health as true wealth.

Our Core Values

  • High quality health care
  • Dignity and respect for all
  • Empowering patients to value good health
  • Easy access to care
  • Strong and permanent ties with our community

Strategic Plan

  • Read about our 2019-2022 Strategic Plan here.

Ravenswood Family Health Network receives U.S. Department of Health and Human Services funding and has Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.

Ravenswood sites are Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) deemed facilities. Ravenswood is a 501 (c)3 non-profit community-based Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) offering comprehensive medical, dental, mental health, and specialty healthcare services. Ravenswood is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).  Medical, Dental, & Behavioral Health professional employees may receive National Health Service Corps school loan repayment and scholarship forgiveness for working at Ravenswood.

Sliding Fee Scale Discounts are available, for more information please call (650)330-7416 to make an appointment or ask one of our staff members.