St. John's Well Child and Family Center5701 S. Hoover Street
Los Angeles, CA 90037
Design Achievement - St. John's Well Child and Family Center is part of a major nonprofit network of federally qualified health centers and school-based clinics located throughout downtown, south, and northeast Los Angeles. This facility provides medical, dental, and mental health services, as well as case management, health education, and social support for more than 100,000 patient visits. DLR Group's design transformed a raw space into a modern, state-of-the-art care center geared toward children. Spaces use light and organic materials and color to help young patients feel more comfortable. Spatial organization simplifies wayfinding, and supports staff in providing high-quality care as well as expanded services including childcare and early childhood education; social services networking; parent education; job training; and innovative developmental programs to the uninsured, underserved and economically disadvantaged of the community.
Scope Summary - The 44,937 SF, $9.2 million center's program includes a waiting area, administrative offices, six exam rooms, medical lab, and dental treatment and lab area. Medical services provided include medical, dental, children's services, teen health, women's health, mental health, podiatry, HIV/AIDS, pharmacy, and disability/senior program services. DLR Group provided architecture design, interior design, and engineering services.