National Health Care for the Homeless Council
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Community Healthlink, Inc.
Community Healthlink’s Homeless Outreach and Advocacy Project (HOAP) provides direct services to individuals who are homeless. Services include an array of outpatient primary care and urgent care, behavioral health-indiviudal and group mental health and addiction treatment, psychopharmacology, case management services-assistance with applications for: health and financial benefits, housing, referral to detox and recovery programs, etc., access to emergency assessment for homeless crisis, transitional housing and permanent supportive housing.
HOAP operates a primary clinic site at 72 Jaques Ave. and also operates clinics at PIP emergency shelter, St. John’s Church-Soup Kitchen, and Oasis program. HOAP subcontracts services for families through Family Health Center in Worcester. HOAP also subcontracts services at Great Brook Valley.
Dental services are provided via contract agreement at Family Health and Great Brook Valley. Basic Needs, Behavioral Health Care Services, Blood Pressure Monitoring, Cancer Screening, Case Management/Social Services, Chronic Bronchitis/Emphysema, Contraceptives (issued w/counseling), Dental Care, Diabetes Testing/Care, Domestic Violence Shelter/Services, Family Planning, Flu Vaccinations, Gynecology, Health/Nutritional Education, Hepatitis C screening/treatment, HIV/AIDS screening/education, Immunizations, Labs, Medical Respite Care, Medications/Prescription, Mental Health Counseling, Multidisciplinary Health Teams, Outreach, Pharmacy, Primary Health Care, Referrals for Specialty Care, Services in Supportive Housing, Sexual Abuse Support Services, Smoking Cessation, Substance Abuse Treatment, Trauma, TB screening/education, Treatment of Acute Illness, Treatment of Chronic Illness, Urgent Care, Well Child Check-ups
Family Health Center; Great Brook Valley; People In Peril Shelter; Abby’s Shelter for Women; Rachel’s Table-emergency food
Estimated homeless population: 3,650
Patients served: 3,398
Family Health Center of Worcester
26 Queen Street Worcester, MA 01610
Contact: Frances Anthes
Phone: (508) 860-7700 Fax: (508) 860-7990
Great Brook Valley Health Center 19 Tacoma Street Worcester, MA 01605
Contact: Zoila Torres Feldman
Phone: (508) 852-1805 Fax: (508) 853-8593
The Worcester People in Peril Shelter
25 Queen Street Worcester, MA 01610
Contact: David McCloskey
Phone: (508) 757-0103 Fax: (508) 753-2271
Nicole M. Gagne
162 Chandler St.
Worcester, MA 01610
72 Jaques Avenue
Worcester, MA 01610-2480