Health Care for the Homeless

Health Care for the Homeless


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Data Provided By
United Way of Allegheny County
General Information
Description of ServiceThe HCHP 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. 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.
LocationAllegheny
Geographical AreaPrimarily Allegheny County.
Intake ProcedureCall main office. Services provided at each clinic may differ and clinics do not take appointments.
 
Client Information
Target PopulationHomeless
EligibilityHomeless persons. This includes those who are street homeless, doubled up, or in a shelter. It could also include those in transitional housing depending on the clients situation prior to their placement in transitional housing.

This program is not able to assist those who are wardens of the state.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesFree.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Office: 9:00am-5:00pm, weekdays; service hours vary
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name April Arsenault
Contact's Position Director
Contact's Phone 412-244-4775
Physical Site Address 1 7227 Hamilton Avenue
Physical Site City, State, Zip Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Main Phone 412-244-4775
Service Location Email AArsenault@pchspitt.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Primary Care Health Services, Inc.
Affiliated Program: Health Care for the Homeless
This Service: Health Care for the Homeless
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Community Clinics (LN-1500)
General Medical Care (LE)
General Physical Examinations (LF-7100.2500)
Insulin (LH-6700.6400-330)
Prescription Expense Assistance (LH-5100.6500)