History of BJHCHS

  • •Beaufort Jasper Comprehensive Health Services, Inc. (BJCHS) was organized to deliver comprehensive health services to residents of the socially and economically deprived residents of Beaufort & Jasper Counties

  • • was incorporated in 1970

  • • (Office of Economic Opportunity later becoming the Dept. of Health, Education & Welfare – Public Health Services) awarded BJCHS $754,373
  • * Implementation of the program
  • *Facilities
  • *Staff

  • •1974 BJCHS under Federal mandate implemented a Financial Plan
  • Reduce reliance on Federal funds
  • •Increase patient, local government, & other grant support

  • •1999 received Ryan White funding. Since 2004 BJHCHS has averaged 218 active HIV patients per year.

  • •1999 The Department of Health & Human Services approved expansion into Hampton County. Thus, BJCHS became BJHCHS (Beaufort Jasper Hampton Comprehensive Health Services, Inc