We're accelerating innovations for healthy people and healthy places.

Strengthening the Health and Health Care of Underserved Communities

We cultivate innovation within organizations impacting care and services for low-income and disadvantaged populations. How? Through our programs you will …


We offer resources, tools, and coaching to build the skills you need to succeed.


We help you test new approaches, then spread the solutions that work.


We connect you with a network of people committed to creating lasting change.

Our Focus

We work relentlessly to bring practical innovations to your organization.

We believe the challenges we face are actually tremendous opportunities to accelerate innovations for healthy people and healthy places. Explore our areas of work:

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Addiction Treatment Starts Here

We’re launching two new programs focused on increasing access to medications for addiction treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder.

Addiction Treatment Starts Here: Community PartnershipsThis 16-month learning collaborative will equip California community opioid coalitions with on-the-ground technical assistance to identify their best opportunities and solutions for fighting the opioid crisis in their communities. DEADLINE: March 22

Addiction Treatment Starts Here: Behavioral HealthThis 15-month learning collaborative is dedicated to working with outpatient behavioral health clinics in California to design MAT programs. We’ll provide tools, one-on-one coaching, and tailored technical assistance to facilitate implementation. DEADLINE: April 5

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Upcoming CCI Webinars

Free online learning for all.

The Many Ways Community Health Centers Finance Social Care Programs: March 22 at 1pm PT. The Social Interventions Research & Evaluation Network (SIREN) at UCSF joins us to discuss strategies community health centers use to finance social needs initiatives.

Chronic Disease Case Management: April 12 at noon PT. Learn about incorporating remote monitoring, effectively engaging patients, and using CHWs to identify patients. This webinar is part of our e-learning series hosted by Raven, CCI’s learning laboratory to discover, pilot, and connect digital health solutions.

Leading Profound Change: Prototyping: May 14 at noon PT. Find out about the real benefit to rapid prototyping and some clear approaches to using it as a way to really refine your ideas quickly and cheaply. This is the third in a six-webinar series, following up on our workshops on leading change in ways that are impactful and more joyful.

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Featured Resources

What we’ve learned from our programs may help yours. View all resources ›

Shasta Community Health Center urgently needed better clinical peer reviews.
In this webinar, Christi Zuber of Aspen Labs, and Dana Ragouzeos, of the California College of the Arts, review journey mapping as a tool to better understand the experience of someone you are worki...
The Center for Care Innovations is excited to be participating with organizations across the state in a larger effort to curb the opioid epidemic in California. This larger effort will increase acces...
WEAVE, a Sacramento-based nonprofit organization, is the primary provider of crisis-intervention services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Sacramento County, and the county's o...
In 2006, a group of San Francisco physicians recognized that the health care system wasn’t meeting the needs of people coming home from incarceration. Individuals were being unnecessarily hospitalized and dying due to a lack continuity of care from the prison to the community.
With the support of our Technology Hub, virtual reality is being tested in the pain management clinic, emergency department, and med-psych clinic at San Mateo Medical Center.

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