Downriver Community Services, Inc.

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Downriver Community Services, Inc.

Downriver Community Services Homeless Health Care has been providing primary and preventative healthcare services to the Macomb and St. Clair County areas since 1975. Our Homeless Healthcare program offers health care services to the community in both a facility-based and community-based setting. These services include: Primary Health Care, Lab & X-Ray Services, Transportation Assistance, Translation Services, Routine and Emergency Dental Care, Women’s Health Services, Behavioral Health Services, Maternal Infant Health Program, WIC Services, and Medication-Assisted Treatment through our Vivitrol Program. 

All of these services are administered by medical professionals comprised of Primary Care Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Behavioral Health Therapists, a Clinical Social Worker, and Community Health Workers conducting outreach and enrollment services in the field.


The Mobile Health Team, comprising a full-time nurse practitioner and two full-time RNs, conducts outreach and refers patients to Downriver Community Services, New Haven Medical Center, People’s Clinic for Better Health, and Neighbors Caring for Neighbors for primary care and substance abuse services. In addition, clinics have been established in MATTS shelter and McRest Shelter.

Asthma, 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, Family Planning, Flu Vaccinations, Gynecology, Health/Nutritional Education, Hepatitis C screening/treatment, HIV/AIDS screening/education, Immunizations, Labs, Mental Health Counseling, Mental Health Services for Youth, Mobile Van/Transportation, Multidisciplinary Health Teams, Obstetrics, On-the-job training, Outreach, Pain Management Services, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Physical Exams, Pneumococcal vaccine, Primary Health Care, Referrals for Specialty Care, Smoking Cessation, TB screening/education, Treatment of Acute Illness, Treatment of Chronic Illness, Well Child Check-ups, X-ray


Linkages include shelters and soup kitchens, Downriver Community Behavioral Health, Downriver Community Behavioral Health, Downriver Community Substance Abuse Services, Community Mental Health, Clearview Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Center, and Harbor Children’s Shelter.


Estimated homeless population: 11,000

Patients served: 7,012


Carolyn’s Place / Safe Horizons 

PO Box 610968 Port Huron, MI 48061-0968  Contact: Jenny Schultz  Phone: (810) 985-5538


24140 Mound Road Warren, MI 48091 

Contact: Misty Authier 

Phone: (586) 755-5191  Fax: (586) 755-4865


20415 Erin Roseville, MI 48066 Contact: Jimetta Lewis  Phone: (586) 468-0775  Fax: (586) 468-2781

Neighbors Caring for Neighbors Clinic 

215 North Avenue Mt. Clemens, MI 48043  Contact: Nadine Sheehan


511 Union Port Huron, MI 48060 Contact: Steve Lindsey  Phone: (810) 982-1020  Fax: (810) 982-8745

Turning Point 

PO Box 1123 Mt. Clemens, MI 48046

Contact: Sue Coats 

Phone: (586) 463-6990  Fax: (586) 463-1771

General Info


Michael Baranowski

HCH Coordinator

Amy Grace-Zarate

Medical Director

Joseph Naughton, D.O.

UDS Number


Contact Info

Phone Number

(586) 270-8055

Fax Number

(810) 794-7592




Physical Address

555 St. Clair River Drive
Algonac, MI 48001

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