SOURCE: Birth Choice Health Clinics

Birth Choice Health Clinics

October 01, 2014 14:34 ET

Archbishop Appointed to Birth Choice Health Clinics National Advisory Board

Los Angeles Archbishop, Jose H. Gomez, Joins National Advisory Board for Life-Affirming Health Clinics

ALISO VIEJO, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 1, 2014) - Archbishop José H. Gómez of Los Angeles has joined the Birth Choice Health Clinics' National Advisory Board. Archbishop Gomez has overseen the nation's largest archdiocese since 2011. He joins Birth Choice's National Advisory Board alongside Bishop Kevin Vann of Orange.

Their guidance and advocacy will shape the future of Birth Choice Health Clinics -- a California-based network of medically licensed, life-affirming health clinics offering free community health care and patient education programs -- according to Kathleen Eaton Bravo, founder and CEO of Birth Choice Health Clinics. 

"Archbishop José Gómez is a well-respected and influential voice in the community," adds Bravo. "His leadership and compassion will support our National Advisory Board as it pushes to continue providing free care for those in need of emotional support, sexual health education, pregnancy resources and no-cost, quality, life-affirming health care."

For more information on Birth Choice services and clinic locations, please visit www.birthchoice.com. To learn more about Birth Choice Health Clinics' expansion initiative, visit www.bchcdonor.org/help; and for information regarding supporting the cause via financial donations, visit www.bchcdonor.org.

ABOUT BIRTH CHOICE HEALTH CLINICS: Founded in 1981, and headquartered in Aliso Viejo, Calif., Birth Choice Health Clinics (BCHC) -- a 501(c)(3) non-profit, fully-licensed community health care clinic -- offers free pregnancy-related medical services and STD testing in Long Beach, Mission Viejo, Orange, Santa Ana and a mobile unit, with current plans to grow by opening 20 new clinics throughout California. BCHC's services include pregnancy care, pre-natal care, STD testing/treatment, ultrasound, well-women care, breast and cervical cancer screening, PAP smear testing, HIV/AIDS testing, health education to low-income and underserved individuals in the community, primary care through its partnership clinics and referrals to community resources. These services are provided in a compassionate and non-judgmental manner to all women and men in need of high-quality care regardless of their ability to pay, creed, race, sexual orientation, national origin or age. Soon, the brand will unveil a collaborative medical model to grow its long-established, locally-based footprint, expand its reach and begin caring for those throughout California without access to life-affirming sexual health care. For more information, visit www.birthchoice.com and www.bchcdonor.org.

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