Poverty & Health National Health Care for the Homeless
Poverty & Health. According to the U.S. Census Bureau an estimated 14.5% of the U.S. population (45.3 million people) are living in poverty. Having limited resources creates competing priorities for meeting basic needs, and too often, health care is neglected in order to secure more immediate necessities such as housing and food.
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National HCH Grantee Directory National Health Care for
(8 days ago) The HCH Grantee Directory is intended to foster collaboration and communication among federally-funded Health Care for the Homeless projects, and to provide a starting point to finding health care resources for people experiencing homelessness. If you are a Grantee representative looking to update your organization’s information in the
Shelter Health National Health Care for the Homeless …
(9 days ago) Shelter Health. No city in the United States has enough shelter beds for everyone who needs them. Consequently, communities work to increase the number and improve the quality of the shelter beds that are available. Providing medical and support services in shelters is a hallmark of the HCH model of care. Learn insights below.
Homelessness & Health
(2 days ago) Health care services are more effective when a patient is stably housed, and in turn, maintaining housing is more likely if proper health care services are delivered. While there are many factors that influence health, stable housing is a key “social determinant of health” that directly impacts health …
Hudson River HealthCare, Inc. National Health Care for
(8 days ago) Hudson River HealthCare (HRHCare) is a community and migrant health center delivering primary, preventative, and behavioral health care services to patients throughout southeastern New York State, and linking clients a well-developed and highly responsive referral care network.
Family Health Centers, Inc. National Health Care for the
(4 days ago) The Phoenix Health Center, located just east of Louisville’s central business district, provides health care and outreach services to men, women, and children who are homeless. The health clinic operates from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, 5 days a week and one night each week. The clinic staff includes physicians, nurse practitioners, a nursing
Organizational Member Directory National Health Care for
(5 days ago) 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 $1,967,147 with 20 percent financed with non-governmental sources.
NYU Lutheran Family Health Centers Community Medicine
(2 days ago) This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U30CS09746, a National Training and Technical Assistance Cooperative Agreement for …
HealthFirst Bluegrass National Health Care for the
(Just Now) HealthFirst Bluegrass, Inc. operates the Homeless Health Clinic at the Hope Center. The primary locations for services are at the main clinic sites, 1640 Bryan Station Rd and 496 Southland Dr. Access to emergency care, specialty care, and inpatient hospital care is facilitated through HealthFirst Bluegrass, Inc and its existing network.
Lawndale Christian Health Center National Health Care
(1 days ago) Lawndale Christian Health center is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO), and is recognized as a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Bureau of Primary Health Care. LCHC was awarded a Health Care for the Homeless grant in 2015.
Primary Health Care, Inc. National Health Care for the
(2 days ago) The Outreach Project of Primary Health Care, Inc. is a blend of a McKinney-funded project, including three maternal/child-funded programs serving pregnant and parenting families. TOP also works closely with PATH, CAP, HUD and other community-based mental health and housing programs. In 2005, TOP completed a food assistance campaign for the
Camillus Health Concern, Inc. National Health Care for
(6 days ago) Camillus Health Concern, Inc. Camillus Health Concern, Inc. (CHC) provides a comprehensive and multidisciplinary range of primary, preventive and supplemental health services for all patients of all ages. Comprehensive services are provided at CHC’s main site in downtown Miami and primary care services are provided at four service provider
Duffy Health Center National Health Care for the
(8 days ago) Duffy Health Center is a federally qualified health center and an FTCA deemed facility. Duffy is a proud bronze-level member of the Health Center Advocacy Network. Linkages. Cape Cod Healthcare Catholic Social Services/St. Joseph’s House Housing Assistance Corporation. Statistics.
Greater Prince William Community Health Center National
(7 days ago) Greater Prince William Community Health Center. The Center serves Prince William County and the Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park in Northern Virginia. The Center provides primary, prenatal, dental, and behavioral health care to all residents, regardless of age, income or insurance status. The Center is located near the intersection of the
Shasta Community Health Center National Health Care for
(9 days ago) Health Outreach for People Everywhere (HOPE) provides comprehensive primary health care, case management, street/shelter outreach, and referral services for individuals who are homeless or at-risk, through Shasta Community Health Center in Redding. Health care services, including outreach are provided through the HOPE Mobile Clinic program.
Zufall Health Center National Health Care for the
(1 days ago) Zufall Health Center. Zufall Health Center’s staff of board-certified physicians, dentists, nurse practitioners, and social workers provides medical, dental, behavioral health and enabling services to underserved families and individuals in Northwestern New Jersey. Services are provided at sites in Dover, Morristown, Hackettstown, Flemington
Northeast Valley Health Corporation National Health Care
(4 days ago) The 14 health care agencies that comprise the CHCHN are located throughout Los Angeles County and provide comprehensive health care services to at least 41% of the County’s homeless population. Over the past twenty-five years, the Network has worked with homeless healthcare partners to provide medical care, dental care, case management
People’s Community Health Clinic, Inc. National Health
(4 days ago) The homeless health care team visits shelters, street locations, and transitional housing units to assess persons who are homeless, to encourage them and arrange for them to receive medical, substance abuse, and mental health services. PCHC’s physicians, PAs, and nurse practitioners provide preventive and acute health care services.
Greater Portland Health National Health Care for the
(2 days ago) Greater Portland Health. Formerly Portland Community Health Center, Greater Portland Health is a not-for-profit, community health center and is the applicant organization for this FQHC 330 (h) Competing Service Area application. Portland CHC was originally established in 2009 as a new access point (NAP), under a co-applicant agreement with the
Multnomah County Health Department National Health Care
(5 days ago) Multnomah County Health Department. The Multnomah County Health Department operates the Westside Health Center, a large primary care clinic located in downtown Portland. It also provides services to a satellite clinic located within a local dining hall in Southeast Portland. In addition, the Health Care for the Homeless Program also operates a
Health Care Center for the Homeless, Inc. National
(8 days ago) The Health Care Center for the Homeless (HCCH) is a 501 (c) (3) founded in 1993 by Dr. Rick Baxley, a volunteer physician who saw the need to provide quality health care services to the homeless population in Orlando. HCCH initially shared a space at the Coalition for the Homeless, providing evening clinic hours one or two nights a week.
Anchorage Neighborhood Health Center National Health
(5 days ago) Routine services include well child, preventive care, immunizations, acute illness care, dental care, substance abuse screening, behavioral health assessments and consultation, and referral for substance abuse and mental illness. Patients have 24-hour access to care via the on-call physician staff.
RiverStone Health National Health Care for the Homeless
(8 days ago) The RiverStone Health organization is the primary grantee for four HCH programs located in Billings, Helena, Missoula, and Butte. Services are provided at shelter-based clinics and community health …
Cincinnati Health Network, Inc. National Health Care for
(Just Now) The Cincinnati Health Network’s Health Care for the Homeless Program includes the following elements: McMicken Health Collaborative (an integrated medical and mental health clinic opening in November, 2010), City of Cincinnati Board of Health (operates a Mobile Health Unit traveling a fixed weekly route to shelters and street locations to deliver medical services), University of Cincinnati
Chattanooga Hamilton County Health Department National
(6 days ago) The Homeless Health Care Project of Chattanooga Hamilton County Health Department provides services at a stationary clinic, as well as through outreach to homeless citizens living in the Chattanooga area. Services. The stationary clinic is located next door to the Chattanooga Community Kitchen, a day shelter with support services, including
Unity Hospital of Rochester Health Reach Health Care for
(3 days ago) Health Reach HCHP provides comprehensive medical and dental care to homeless individuals and families who are currently experiencing homelessness in the Rochester City and Monroe County area. Services are provided at area homeless shelters, our Mobile Medical Unit and our clinic located at 819 West Main Street.
Open Door Community Health Centers National Health Care
(3 days ago) The founders of Open Door Community Health Centers shared the vision of providing excellent health care and education to all members of the community. Now, Open Door has 13 clinics, and 3 mobile clinics, spread throughout Humboldt and Del Norte counties, serving approximately 50,000 patients a year and employing over 500 members of the community.
Nurses: On the Front Lines of Health Care for Homeless People
(8 days ago) mental health treatment. Being a public health nurse is part working in the community with the public and part working with community providers like hospitals, clinics, shelters, and housing providers. I spend time going between the two, advocating for my patients.” – Carol Thunstrom, RN.BC,Public Health Nurse, Hennepin County HCH Project
Medicaid Accountable Care Organizations
(5 days ago) health care as well as addresses social problems through a broad network of community providers and social service agencies (see figure 1). 2 Hence, “Hennepin Health” operates as a health plan, a system of care, and an ACO at the same time. POLICY BRIEF May 2018 Medicaid Accountable Care Organizations: A Case Study with Hennepin Health
Kentucky Mountain Health Alliance, Inc. National Health
(6 days ago) Kentucky Mountain Health Alliance, Inc, (KMHA) is a private non-profit organization, which provides primary and specialty care services to homeless, those at risk for homelessness, low income, uninsured and underinsured individuals from Perry County, Kentucky and the surrounding area. KMHA., dba Little Flower Clinic strives to provide quality medical care, oral health care, case management
Eau Claire Cooperative Health Center National Health
(7 days ago) Eau Claire Cooperative Health Center is a private, not for profit, community health care system that offers primary health care services to families of the Midlands of South Carolina. For more than 30 years, we have been serving patients in Columbia, South Carolina and throughout Richland, Lexington, Fairfield, and Newberry counties.
Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
(4 days ago) The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless (CCH) began delivering health care services in downtown Denver in 1985 to meet the unique medical needs of people experiencing homelessness. Over the years, CCH expanded its services to include Stout Street Health Center, a state-of-the-art Federally Qualified Health Center which opened in 2014.
Preventive Care for People Experiencing Homelessness
(Just Now) and mental health issues, all of which are related to and compounded by lack of access to housing, regular medical care, health insurance, nutritious foods, transportation, employment, and other factors.1 This issue of Healing Hands will address some issues in preventive health …
El Rio Santa Cruz Neighborhood Health Center DBA El Rio
(1 days ago) Referrals are made to the local regional behavioral health authority, CPSA. The project staff also participates in semi-annual events in Pima County like the Veteran’s Stand Down, HOPEFest, and Tucson Homeless Connect, providing blood pressure and glucose screenings to attendees. El Rio is a member of the Tucson Pima Collaboration to End
Christ Community Health Services, Inc. National Health
(7 days ago) Christ Community Health Services, Inc. Operation Outreach is a program, provided in part by Christ Community Health Services (CCHS) and Baptist Memorial Health Care, that exists to meet the health care needs of homeless individuals in Memphis and Shelby County, Tennessee.
Introduction National Health Care for the Homeless Council
(4 days ago) Introduction. This report is a synthesis of findings gathered from a variety of sources. Background books, journal articles, and reports were consulted for information on the roots and development of the national Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) movement, including an annotated timeline created by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council (NHCHC).
Board of Directors National Health Care for the Homeless
(5 days ago) Board of Directors, 2021-2022. Jacob Moody (PRESIDENT) San Francisco Community Health Center (Retired) San Francisco, CA. Amy Grassette (PRESIDENT-ELECT) Family Health Center of Worcester, Inc. Worcester, MA. Tamisha McPherson (IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR) Upper Room AIDS Ministry (URAM)/Harlem United.
48th Street Physicians National Health Care for the
(3 days ago) The Health Care for the Homeless Program provides direct medical care and case management services. Primary care and prevention are the focus of the medical team, comprised of physicians, nurse practitioners, case managers and outreach workers. Primary care services can be accessed in one of four office locations within the cities of Hampton
Outreach Enrollment Quick Guide
(Just Now) Health Center Program grantees, including those with Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) funding, provide a breadth of services to medically underserved and vulnerable populations. With a history of disengagement in services and complex health issues, the homeless population is …
Part Three: Impact National Health Care for the Homeless
(9 days ago) “Health Care for the Homeless is a distinct service, a specialized service, serving a distinct population with specialized needs. To what extent should we continue to enhance our specialization, or should we try to make sure that homeless people are served by the mainstream health center?” Mr. Watts has come to the conclusion that HCH
Adapt, dba SouthRiver Community Health Center National
(5 days ago) At SouthRiver Community Health Center, it is our mission to provide timely and affordable access to primary, preventative, behavioral, and mental health care services to the community, regardless of one’s ability to pay. As a Federally Qualified Health Center and a non profit program of Adapt, SouthRiver Community Health Center serves the
Indiana Health Centers, Inc. – Project Homecoming
(4 days ago) Project Homecoming provides medical, dental, and social services to individuals who are homeless in St. Joseph County. These services are provided with an emphasis on preventive care and education with the goal of homeless patients maintaining a positive health status. Project Homecoming is located within a six-city block area on the south side
Senior Medical Director of Specialty Behavioral Health
(3 days ago) The SMD of Specialty Behavioral Health Services is a member of the Health Services Leadership Team and will provide leadership and strategic vision surrounding the operation of these mental health services programs and the integration of service delivery across primary care and substance use disorders services within CCC.
Oral Health and Behavioral Health in Patients Experiencing
(Just Now) The publication provides considerations for how mental health and oral health providers can work together to provide integrated whole person care. This was a collaborative publication with are partners at the National Network for Oral Health Access (NNOHA). Read the publication.
Health Insurance at HCH Programs, 2020
(9 days ago) Health Insurance at HCH Programs, 2020 Improving health depends on accessing health care services and engaging in appropriate treatment. People experiencing homelessness have higher rates of chronic conditions, acute illnesses, and behavioral health issues compared to their housed counterparts, which contributes to earlier mortality and poor
NHCHC Media Experts: Health Equity National Health Care
(2 days ago) Bobby Watts is the chief executive officer of the National Health Care for the Homeless Council, which supports Health Care for the Homeless programs and medical respite providers with training, technical assistance, sharing of best practices, research, publications, and an active policy and advocacy program working to eliminate homelessness.
Clinical and QI Nurse Manager National Health Care for
(6 days ago) The National Health Care for the Homeless Council (the Council) is the premier national organization working at the nexus of homelessness and health care. Since 1986, we have brought together thousands of health care professionals, medical respite care providers, people with lived experience of homelessness, and advocates.
Children, Youth & Families National Health Care for the
(8 days ago) Children, Youth & Families. According to the 2018 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress, “just over 180,000 people in 56,000 families with children experienced homelessness, about 62,000 fewer people than in 2010, a 25 percent decline.” (p.4) Still, children under the age of 18 comprise a fifth of all people experiencing homelessness (according to the Point-in-Time Count), and