The Parsons Center for Health & Wellness

The Parsons Center for Health and Wellness

The Parsons Center for Health and Wellness is the home of Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS, McDowell Healthcare Center (operated by Maricopa Integrated Health System), Avella Specialty Pharmacy, one•n•ten, Aunt Rita’s Foundation, GLSEN, The Phoenix Metropolitan Men’s Chorus and holds a variety of events inside its meeting and event spaces.


Conveniently located on light rail, the Center provides a one-stop location for HIV/AIDS prevention, education, mental health, wellness, nutrition and primary care services including a specialty pharmacy, vitamin shop, and community spaces.

The Parsons Center is strategically situated in the revitalized downtown arts and business district, minutes from restaurants, the world-renowned Translational Genomics Research Institute, Arizona State University’s downtown campus and the University of Arizona Cancer Center. Located across from a light rail station, the center is just a 30-minute ride from Sky Harbor International Airport.

A Vision Made Possible

The center was made possible by a $3.6 million City of Phoenix Bond funded by the 2006 bond election approved by Phoenix voters and from Bob and Renee Parsons, who generously donated more than $8 million.

In addition to millions in private donations and countless volunteer advocates, the expanded facility also includes a multi-purpose conference/ballroom for health-related staging-performances, workshops, conferences and meetings. The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation main lobby has been designed to feature an art gallery showcasing works from local artists.

Contacting Us

Contact us at for more information about space options, availability and affordable rates, or to schedule a tour. Be sure to ask about our special, nonprofit rates! We want to be the venue of choice for your next business meeting, board retreat, training seminar, or reception.

Thank you to The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation, the City of Phoenix, and our many generous donors for making The Parsons Center for Health and Wellness possible.

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