Striving to improve and maintain health for the residents of the communities we serve.

Pendleton Community Care, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization that provides healthcare services to insured, uninsured, and under-insured children and adults within our service area. We are a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) organization that began its operation in 1982. We were granted FQHC status in 1999. Pendleton Community Care, Inc. is covered under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA). The Franklin health center is also a Patient Center Medical Home (PCMH).

Family Medicine
Behavioral Health
Case Management
Looking Back

The History of PCC

  • 1981 – A 501(c)3 not-for-profit educational organization based in Pendleton County ran a countywide survey on area needs. The greatest need expressed was for greater access to health care.

  • 1982 – The clinic was incorporated as a not-for-profit organization and an administrator was hired. The clinic opened for business October 1st staffed by a National Health Service Corps MD and a part time Nurse Practitioner.

  • 1987 – PCC took on the management contract for the North Fork Clinic.

  • 1991 – A Robert Wood Johnson grant started to support the startup and first three years’ operation of two school-based health centers. Funding was subsequently provided by the Benedum Foundation and then by the State of West Virginia through the Division of Primary Care.

  • 2000 – PCC attained Community Health Center status which provided ongoing support for improving the quality and increasing the quantity of services available at the clinic.

  • 2000 – North Fork Primary Care merged with Pendleton Community Care

  • 2002 – added 340B services to help patients who weren’t able to afford medications

  • 2008 – Added the two remaining county school facilities for four total school-based health centers and adopted primarily a preventative health and behavioral change focus.

  • 2009 – Purchased Pill Box Pharmacy in Franklin

  • 2010 – Opened the radiology building for mammography and X-rays

  • 2013 – Opened Harman Health Center and Harman Pill Box Pharmacy in response to a growing need for medical services in the Harman area.

  • 2015 – Through an expanded services grant, Pendleton Community Care added an in-home medical visit program to assist patients that are home-bound or have issues with transportation to receive the medical care they deserve

  • 2016 – Pendleton Community Care added a behavioral health program to complement our medical staff to provide better quality health care.


Our Pharmacies also have a sliding scale program!

If you have a high deductible or end up in the “donut hole” with Medicare, check with our Pillbox pharmacists today about the Pharmacy Sliding Scale Program.