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DC Healthcare Alliance

The DC Healthcare Alliance offers a full range of health care services for its members. Benefits include: inpatient hospital care, outpatient medical care (including preventive care), emergency services, urgent care services, prescription drugs, rehabilitative services, home health care, dental services, specialty care, and wellness programs.

Who is eligible for DC Healthcare Alliance?

Those eligible must:

  • Live in the District of Columbia
  • Have no health insurance, including Medicare and Medicaid
  • Make less money (before taxes) than a certain limit

What services does the Alliance cover/include?

  • Preventive care (checkups, diet and nutrition)
  • Health screenings (tests)
  • Prescription drugs
  • Dental Services (cleanings, fillings, dentures, and extractions) 
  • Family planning services (birth control)
  • Urgent and emergency care (emergency room)
  • Immunizations (shots)
  • Prenatal care (pregnancy)
  • Wellness programs (eating well and staying healthy)
  • Hospital care (medical, surgical, and GYN)

How can I join DC Health Care Alliance?

You can fill out an application at any of the places listed below. After you submit your application, it takes about 45 days for you to hear whether you have been approved for enrollment. If you are, you will receive a membership card. Once you are enrolled in the Alliance, you must fill out a form every 12 months to prove that you are still eligible to receive benefits. Contact the Income Maintenance Administration at (202) 727-5355.  IMA determines eligibility for medical assistance programs for District residents.

DC Healthcare Alliance Enrollment Locations

DC General Health Campus
1900 Massachusetts Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 548-5110 
Southwest Health Center
850 Delaware Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20024
(202) 548-4520 
Hunt Place Clinic
4130 Hunt Place, NE
Washington, DC 20019
(202) 388-8160 
United Medical Center
1310 Southern Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20032
(202) 574-6873 
Woodridge Health Center
2146 24th Place, NE
Washington, DC 20018
(202) 281-1160 
Congress Heights Health Center
3720 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20032
(202) 279-1800 
Anacostia Health Center
1328 W Street, SE
Washington, DC 20020
(202) 610-7160 
Walker-Jones Health Center
40 Patterson Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 354-1120 


Service Contact: 
The Alliance Enrollment Office
Contact Fax: 
(202) 639-4030
Contact TTY: 
(202) 639-4041
Office Hours: 
Monday,Tuesday,Thursday,Friday 8am to 7pm. Wednesday 8am to 9pm. Saturday 9am to 1pm
Service Location: 

1820 Jefferson Place NW

GIS Address: 
1820 Jefferson Place, NW
Washington DC