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Coastal Family Health Center
Coastal Family Health Center, an FQHC, provides primary health care to all individuals in Hancock, Harrison and Jackson Counties. Coastal has nine clinics located across the three counties. Anyone coping with homelessness may access healthcare during the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. However, in the Biloxi Clinic a dedicated homeless clinic is offered from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays and can be accessed by phone contact with the outreach coordinator.
Basic Needs, Behavioral/Mental Health Care Services, Blood Pressure Monitoring, Cancer Screening, Case Management/Social Services, Contraceptives (issued w/counseling), Dental/oral Care, Diabetes Testing/Care, Electronic Medical Records, Family Planning, Flu Vaccinations, Health/Nutritional Education, HIV/AIDS screening/education, Immunizations, Interpretation services, Labs, Medication Prescribing, Medication Dispensing, Mental Health Counseling, Mobile Medical Services, OB/GYN, Optometry Services, Outreach, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Physical Exams, Primary Health Care, Referrals for Specialty Care, Services in permanent supportive housing, Shelter outreach, STD Testing, Street Outreach, TB screening/education, Tobacco cessation, Transportation Services, Well Child Check-ups, X-rays
The center works collaboratively with numerous local health and social service agencies that provide resources and/or services needed by patients.
Among the most used are the Departments of Human Services within Hancock, Harrison and Jackson Counties, Gulf Coast Mental Health Center, The Mental Health Association, Seashore Mission, Gulf Coast Homeless Shelter, Biloxi Medical Center, all regional housing, Gulf Coast Community Action Agency, Catholic Social Services, Salvation Army, South Mississippi AIDS Task Force, and Homeless Continuum of Care.
Since Hurricane Katrina, linkages have included Hands on USA, Volunteers of America, Episcopal-Lutheran Disaster Response, Americorp, AmeriCares, Qatar, NACHC, Extreme Makeover, South Carolina Primary Healthcare, Children’s Health Fund, Islami Nation, Academy of Physician Assistants, Rotary, Direct Relief Fund, Merek Inc., and Yakima Valley WA Migrant Health Center
Estimated homeless population: 6,750
Patients served: 6,240
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450 East Pass Road Gulfport, MS 39507
Contact: Doug Knapp
Phone: (228) 604-0099
Fax: (228) 604-2001 Email: email@example.com
1046 Division Street
Biloxi, MS 39530
PO Box 475
Biloxi, MS 39530