Impact

Christ Community offers physical, mental, and spiritual healing, compassionate care and the desire to meet the needs of the medically underserved of our community.

Measuring Our Impact

Community Focused

Our strategy is to build health centers and relationships in communities that lack access to affordable healthcare.

Communities We Serve

Christ Community Health Services is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC)which is a reimbursement designation from the Bureau of Primary Health Care and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services of the United States Department of Health and Human Services. An FQHC is a community-based organization that provides comprehensive primary care and preventive care, including health, oral, and mental health/substance abuse services to persons of all ages, regardless of their ability to pay or health insurance status.

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Leadership Team

Shantelle Leatherwood, MHA, CMPE
Chief Executive Officer
dr. Benjamin Andrews
Chief Clinical Officer
Jacqueline Encalade
Director of Pharmacy
Dr. Reginique Green
Chair of Medicine
David guy
Chief Financial Officer
Will J. Jackson III
Chief Informational Officer
Dr. Rasone Jones
Dental Director
t. Michelle Lady, mpa
Chief Development Officer
Lance Luttrell
Chief Operating Officer
Dr. Jesse MaloTt
Director of Behavioral Health
Dr. Jim Shultz
Chief Spiritual Health Officer
Shannon Walker
Vice President of Operations, East Jackson
Mary Whitaker, JD
Corporate Legal Counsel
Shayla Williamson, msn, rn, ne-bc
Chief Nursing and Quality Officer

Impact

Christ Community offers physical, mental, and spiritual healing, compassionate care and the desire to meet the needs of the medically underserved of our community.

Measuring Our Impact

Community Focused

Our strategy is to build health centers and relationships in communities that lack access to affordable healthcare.

Communities We Serve

Christ Community Health Services is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC)which is a reimbursement designation from the Bureau of Primary Health Care and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services of the United States Department of Health and Human Services. An FQHC is a community-based organization that provides comprehensive primary care and preventive care, including health, oral, and mental health/substance abuse services to persons of all ages, regardless of their ability to pay or health insurance status.

September 20, 2020
Christ Community Health Services builds on legacy Four founders’ perseverance gave birth to medical clinic in underserved area
Shantelle Leatherwood has a megawatt smile anyway, but when she talks about Christ Community’s plans for South Third Street, her face glows with the fire of a CEO on a mission.
August 24, 2020
Le Bonheur statistics show pandemic’s brute force on children
Early evidence trickling in at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital forms the outer boundaries of just how different life is in many Memphis homes now, including a 250% increase in self-reported depression or mental illness...
August 11, 2020
Shelby County could expand pilot COVID-19 testing program to students, teachers
Shelby County Schools and some private schools are included in an asymptomatic COVID-19 testing program health officials are piloting, Alisa Haushalter, director of the Shelby County Health Department, said Tuesday.
June 20, 2020
Free drive-thru COVID-19 testing to take place across the Mid-South today
The Tennessee Department of Health, Shelby County Health Department, and community partnering organizations... are offering free drive-through COVID-19 testing
June 19, 2020
Gov. Bill Lee stops in Memphis at free COVID-19 testing sites
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — COVID-19 testing was offered across the Mid-South Friday in honor of Juneteenth.
June 10, 2020
Christ Community Health and local church partner to offer free COVID-19 testing, official says
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Christ Community Health Services and New Direction Christian Church announced they have partnered to host free COVID-19 testing today.
June 8, 2020
More free COVID-19 testing available
Christ Community Health Services and New Direction Christian Church will host free COVID-19 testing Wednesday, June 10, 1-5 pm, at New Direction, 6120 Winchester
May 6, 2020
Christ Community Health Services hosts free COVID-19 testing for Hispanic, Latino community
Christ Community Health Services held a free testing site in Hickory Hill specifically for the Hispanic and Latino community.
May 4, 2020
Christ Community Health Services offering free asymptomatic coronavirus testing
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) -Christ Community Health Services is offering asymptomatic coronavirus testing Wednesday, May 6 for free!
April 29, 2020
The Extra Podcast: Shantelle Leatherwood with Christ Community
 Shantelle Leatherwood on how Christ CommunityHealth Services is expanding COVID-19 testing into some of the hardest-hit communities and people in Memphis.
April 25, 2020
Governor visits Memphis clinic, field hospital ahead of statewide reopening
Gov. Bill Lee made a weekend trip to Memphis, with two visits on Saturday, April 25, to healthcare facilities addressing specific needs related to COVID-19 in Shelby County.
April 18, 2020
Hundreds tested for COVID-19 in Hickory Hill, Frayser
To help those areas fight the virus and fill the testing gap, Christ Community Health Services expanded its free COVID-19 testing sites.
April 15, 2020
Christ Community Health Services offers drive-through COVID 19 testing Friday, April 17 in Frayser & Hickory Hill
Christ Community Health Services is offering drive-through COVID 19 testing this Friday, April 17, at Christ Community Hickory Hill 5366 Mendenhall Mall from 2-4 pm and at Christ Community Health Services Frayser 969 Frayser Blvd.
April 15, 2020
Christ Community to expand coronavirus testing to Frayser, Hickory Hill
Christ Community Health Services is expanding its drive-thru testing to both its Hickory Hill and Frayser locations later this week.
April 14, 2020
CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE: Christ Community to offer drive-thru COVID-19 testing in Frayser, Hickory Hill
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Christ Community Health Services is offering drive-thru COVID-19 testing for the Frayser Raleigh and Hickory Hill communities at the end of this week.
April 9, 2020
Testing, Testing, 123- The Basics from Community Level
Dr. Reginique Green of Christ Community Health Services, Inc. openly values the flow of solid COVID-19 information, thinking that “we haven’t seen the worst of it” and knowing that “some people are still not believers.”
April 7, 2020
Christ Community Health Expands COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing - FOX 13
Christ Community Health Services aims to help people in underserved parts of Memphis who may not have access to adequate healthcare.
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