Artesia Christian Home


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Five-Star Facility rated by the State of California & Certified

by the Federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid

A non-profit, Continuing Care retirement community started by the Christian Reformed and Reformed Churches in the area

Since 1951, we have been providing Christ-Like compassionate care for the elderly through tangible acts of love in all areas and levels of care. We promote family living values and build on our residents strengths and interests. We are governed by a board of directors from our supporting churches in the area & we are open to all people regardless of race, color, or national origin. 


Our Mission

To provide a continuum of high quality services to the faithful members of our supporting churches and to the community.

Our Vision

Is rooted in the Reformed Biblical perspective that by providing Christ-like compassionate care through tangible acts of love, we minister to the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of those we serve.

Serving with Compassion, Love & Grace

What We Have Achieved

  • April 21, 1951: Groundbreaking was celebrated for our Assisted Living North.

  • November 1, 1951: The first residents moved into the facility for $75.00 a month.

  • April 20, 1952: Queen Juliana visits from the Netherlands.

  • May 1958: Groundbreaking was celebrated for our Skilled Nursing.

  • February 1959: We were named the Pilgrim's Convalescent Hospital.

  • 1962-1970: We build our 21 Cottages.

  • 1971: Grocery bill was $2,500.00 for 100 people.

  • May 1987: Elroy VanderLey becomes the new Administrator.

  • 1988: Artesia Christian Home became our official name.

  • June 25, 2016: Ribbon Cutting was celebrated for the Memory Care Center