Vellanad Community Health Center is situated in the Vellanad Grama Panchayath which is in the eastern part of the Thiruvananthapuram District and 20 kms south east to Thiruvananthapuram city. This hospital is a refuge for the ordinary people of Vellanad which is totally an agricultural Panchyath as its neighboring Panchayaths. This Community health center which functions giving equal importance for both the sectors, cure and prevention, is under the control of Vellanad Block Panchayath.
There are four Primary health Centers under the control of this community health Center. Uzhamalakkal, Kutichal, Amachal and Veeranakavu are the four Primary Health Centers. The preventive activities of these four Primary health Centers are planned and coordinated from the Vellanad Community Health Center. The positive intervention and supervision of Vellanad Block Panchayath, financial support from NRHM , suggestions and cooperation of Hospital Development Committee etc. altogether made possible the infrastructural as well as the general development of this community health center.