b'HISTORYRooted in the 1998 merger of Health Crisis Network(1983) and Community Research Initiative (1989) Care Resource became South Floridas oldest andlargest HIV/AIDS service organization. Health Crisis Network (HCN), founded in 1983, focused onproviding a response to the epidemic with crisis intervention, social support and educational programs. Community Research Initiative (CRI), founded in 1989, pioneered the implementation of community-based clinical trials through its network ofproviders across Miami-Dade and Broward Counties. In 1999 primary medical care was implemented, creating a system to rapidly and effectively triage those living with HIV into acomprehensive system for medical care and supportive services.In 2009, Care Resource became a Federally Qualified HealthCenter (FQHC), and expanded to locations including Miami Beach, Little Havana and Ft. Lauderdale. Since then we have broadened our services to cover the full spectrum of health care needs of our South Florida communities.-7-'