Health Care for the Homeless

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United Way of Allegheny County United Way of Allegheny County
General Information
Description of ProgramThe Health Care for Homeless People provides access to comprehensive health services through clinics at homeless congregate sites for homeless men, women and children. Health teams comprised of physicians, nurses, nurse practioners, case managers, and outreach workers staff weekly clinics throughout the Pittsburgh area. Some of the services given by the medical team include needs assessment, case management, health education, gynecology, dermatology, podiatry, dentistry, optometry and referrals for additional services. A prescription voucher program is also available to homeless individuals who have no medical assistance for covering prescription costs. Health Care for Homeless People works with multiple agencies and organizations as it seeks to find appropriate resources for its patients. Additional specialty services, outreach services, and substance abuse services are available to homeless individuals each month. Such services include podiatry, OB/GYN, pediatrics, case management, AIDS/HIV testing/counseling, and drug and alcohol abuse services.
Geographic AreaPrimarily Allegheny County.
Intake ProcedureCall main office. Services provided at each clinic may differ and clinics do not take appointments.
Client Information
EligibilityHomeless persons.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesFree.
Hours of OperationOffice: 9:00am-5:00pm, weekdays; service hours vary
Contact Information
Contact's Phone412-244-4775
Physical Site Address 17227 Hamilton Avenue
Physical Site City, State, ZipPittsburgh, PA 15208
Main Phone412-244-4775
Director Information
Director's NameMs. Jennifer Williams
Director's PositionProject Coordinator
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Primary Care Health Services, Inc.
This Program: Health Care for the Homeless
Affiliated Services: Health Care for the Homeless