About Southside

History and Services:

Southside Community Health Services was founded in 1971 by three volunteers to provide compassionate, high quality primary care to underserved individuals and families in the South Minneapolis community.

Collaboration. Integrity. Consistency. Southside is a full-service care clinic committed to providing exceptional and comprehensive health services in a professional, empowering and culturally competent setting. We offer a complete spectrum of outstanding care with services including medical, dental, vision and behavioral. Southside continues to rank nationally as Quality Leader for health services outcomes.

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Achieved best-in-class overall clinical performance among all U.S. health centers.


Improving the health of our patients and communities by delivering exceptional care, removing barriers and promoting healthy lifestyles.



Every member of Southside’s communities has the opportunity to lead a happy and productive life, built on a foundation of good health.


Our Values:
Everyone Matters - We respect the individual and the power of community and we seek to create an environment that inspires trust and safeguards dignity.
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We Care - We hold ourselves to high standards of integrity and accountability. We are part of the foundation and fabric of the communities we serve.

Strive For Excellence - As a learning organization we work to do better every day. We are a champion for quality, equity, and synergy.
Service and Advocacy - We advocate for our patients and work to ensure they receive all the services and support they need.

Teamwork - We collaborate with other to have more impact and we work diligently to communicate the organization's mission and commitment to educating patients

This website is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $3,048,912 with 63% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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