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Native Americans

Empowering Native Wellness


Indian Health Council, Inc. (IHC) established in 1970, is a consortium of nine tribes dedicated to the continual betterment of Indian Health, wholeness, and well-being. With a main facility located adjacent to the Rincon reservation in Pauma Valley and the Santa Ysabel Community Health Center located on the Santa Ysabel Reservation, IHC provides a full spectrum of on-site and outreach services and programs to the North San Diego County reservations of Inaja-Cosmit, La Jolla, Los Coyotes, Mesa Grande, Pala, Pauma, Rincon, San Pasqual, and Santa Ysabel.


Our Mission


Continually nurture a balance of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being.

Our Vision

To ensure the integrity of an environment that is one with nature's element, community, traditions, and values that promote health and wellness for the future generations.

People and Programs


Employees:     150 (many from the consortium community)

Clients:     15,000

On-Site Programs:     An array of culturally appropriate health care and related services range from prenatal to geriatric; from well-child to adult fitness classes to diabetes clinics; from youth substance abuse prevention to domestic violence programs.

Periodic Services:     Specialized/part-time services include podiatry, orthodontics, mammograms, eye clinics, and others.

Outreach Services:     With the aid of IHC's mobile fleet, outreach efforts such as health fairs, youth programs, clinics, and environmental health services extend the clinic's reach into the communities it serves.


Indian Health Council continues to honor its 50+ year-old roots, its reason for being, and the people it has pledged to serve.

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