Who We Are
The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) supports more than 20,000 primary care medical, dental, and behavioral health providers through scholarships and loan repayment programs. For more than 50 years, we’ve increased access to quality health care in communities with significant health professional shortages.
- Serve at more than 9,000 community health care sites seeing more than 21 million patients.
- Provide care to patients regardless of their ability to pay for services.
- Increase access to much-needed mental health and opioid use disorder treatment in hard-hit areas of the country by supporting more than 9,600 behavioral health providers.
We help health care workers find jobs in high-need communities.
Approved sites and treatment facilities help us distribute participants to where they’re needed most.
We offer programs that repay part of your school loan debt.
We offer scholarships to help you pay for your health professions’ education.