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City of Newark, Department of Child & Family Well-Being

Mary Eliza Mahoney Health Center (formerly known as Newark Homeless Health Care) was originally funded in 1985 by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The project is administered by the City of Newark, Department of Health and Community Wellness, under the Division of Medical Care Services. This linkage to the city’s health department provides an array of additional services for individuals experiencing homelessness in Newark.

Services

Asthma treatment, Behavioral/Mental Health Care Services, Blood Pressure Monitoring, Case Management/Social Services, Dental/oral Care, Electronic Medical Records, Flu Vaccinations, Health/Nutritional Education, HIV/AIDS screening/education, Immunizations, Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Labs, Medication Prescribing, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Mobile Medical Services, Outreach, Pediatrics, Primary Health Care, Referrals for Specialty Care, STD Testing, TB screening/education, Tobacco cessation, Women’s Health

Linkages

Various preventive, diagnostic, and therapeutic services are obtained through a direct referral system generated on-site. Services include x-rays for diagnosis of chest diseases, substance abuse treatment, and follow-up.

Statistics

Estimated homeless population: 5,000

Patients served: 11,000

Subcontractors

Cathedral Health Care (St. Michael’s Medical Center) 

111 Central Avenue (C*8) Newark, NJ 07102
Contact:
Kenneth Waller 
Phone:
(973) 877-5000 Ext. 8677 
Fax:
(973) 242-6275 
Email:
kennethw@cathedralhealth.org

General Info

Director

Dr. Mark Wade

HCH Coordinator

Joaquim Santos

Medical Director

Dr. Norma Milanes-Roberts

UDS Number

020710

Contact Info

Phone Number

(800)734-7083

Fax Number

(973) 733-4328

Website

https://www.newarknj.gov/departments/healthcommunitywellness

Address

Physical Address

140 Bergen Street Suite E-1640
Newark, NJ 07103

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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 $1,625,741, with 0% match from nongovernmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the authors and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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