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Dirne Health Centers, dba Heritage Health

Member of the Council badgeDirne Health Centers, dba Heritage Health, offers services to those experiencing homelessness in Kootenai County and the surrounding area through an integrated HCH/CHC program utilizing outreach & case management.


Heritage Health provides continuity of care for uninsured, underinsured, and homeless patients through site-based clinics & in collaboration with area supportive service providers also serving homeless populations. Medical Services provided: Primary family medical care including: routine gynecological care, routine physicals, minor care for orthopedic injuries & lacerations, preventive care, immunizations, well child exams, chronic illness management (diabetes, asthma, depression, etc.), urgent care, and low cost, discount prescription coverage. Dental Care including comprehensive and emergency dental care to Medicaid and uninsured patients of all ages, including comprehensive exams, cleanings and fluoride treatments, sealants, and restorative care and referral for specialized care. Mental Health Treatment including marriage counseling and individual adult counseling. 24 hour emergency on-call, Asthma, Basic Needs, Blood Pressure Monitoring, Cancer Screening, Dental Care, Electronic Medical Records, Immunizations, Labs, Mental Health Counseling, Multidisciplinary Health Teams, Outreach, Physical Exams, Referrals for Specialty Care, Smoking Cessation, Substance Abuse Treatment, Treatment of Chronic Illness, Well Child Check-ups


Estimated homeless population: 3,000

Patients served: 2,500

General Info


Michael Baker

HCH Coordinator

TJ Byrne

Medical Director

Joseph Abate, MD

UDS Number


Contact Info

Phone Number

(208) 292-0641




Physical Address

1090 W Park Place
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814

Mailing Address

PO Box 3648
Coeur d’Alene, ID

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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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