Who We Are
Sonoma County Indian Health Project, Inc.
(SCIHP) was established in 1971 by a group of leaders from the
Indian communities of
Over the years, SCIHP has steadily progressed from a small organization consisting of a single dental chair and an exam table to the multimillion-dollar comprehensive health care facility it is today. Even in these turbulent times of health care and diminishing resources, we continue to grow.
Because SCIHP is funded by State, County and private funds, we also provide care to non-Indians depending on the funding source. SCIHP has now expanded care to non-Indians with Medi-Cal on a limited basis.Cloverdale, Dry Creek, Graton, Lytton, Manchester Point Area and Stewarts Point Rancherias have designated SCIHP as a Tribal Organization, under P.L. 93-638. The Mishewal Wappo tribe is also one of the tribes that support SCIHP. SCIHP has 501(c)(3) status and is incorporated by the State of
What We Do
SCIHP is licensed by the State of
Through a special relationship with the California Rural Indian Health Board (CRIHB), SCIHP is a subcontractor with the federal government. In effect, this establishes SCIHP as a tribal organization under the provisions of Public Law 93-638 (Indian Self-Determination & Education Act), and as such, performs the functions of the Indian Health Service throughout our assigned service area. This relationship carries certain responsibilities to the tribal governments, which comprise our contractual relationship.
Corporate Compliance/HIPAA Privacy
We are committed to providing service with
ethics and integrity. For guidance on ethics or compliance issues,
or to report a suspected violation or if you have any concerns
privacy, please call our Corporate
Compliance Hotline at
Patient Enrollment Procedure
All new patients are required to meet with our Patient Services
Coordinator to review services offered at SCIHP.
If you are interested in our services, please call the
Patient Services Coordinator at