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Hamilton Community Health Network, Inc.

Member of the Council badgeThrough a mobile health team, Hamilton Community Health Network (HCHN) provides comprehensive primary health care to persons who are homeless in Genesee County at seven clinic sites in missions, shelters, and other multi-service agencies.

Services

An outreach coordinator, mid-level provider, caseworker, and a medical assistant staff the HCHN homeless program. Services include family planning, prescription medication, laboratory testing, preventive dental services, transportation, OB program, TB testing, substance abuse, and mental health referrals. A Family Independence Agency eligibility worker, stationed at the main clinic, assists clients in applying for benefits and entitlements. In addition to providing medical services, the mobile health team places strong emphasis on providing health education on the non-medical factors that influence homelessness in the community. This approach is an attempt to treat the whole person both physically and mentally as part of the case management process. Behavioral Health Care Services, Blood Pressure Monitoring, 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, Medications/Prescription, Mental Health Counseling, Mental Health Services for Youth, Obstetrics, Outreach, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Physical Exams, Primary Health Care, Smoking Cessation, TB screening/education, Treatment of Acute Illness, Treatment of Chronic Illness, Well Child Check-ups, X-ray

Linkages

Partnerships and linkages include Shelter of Flint, REACH, Community Mental Health, Salvation Army, Transition House, Odyssey House, Inner City Outreach, and Carriage Town Mission.

Statistics

Estimated homeless population: 5,000

Patients served: 462

Subcontractors

Community Recovery Services

711 North Saginaw Street, Suite 323 Flint, MI 48505 
Contact:
Chris Flores 
Phone:
(810) 238-2068 
Fax:
 (810) 238-0055

General Info

Director

Clarence Pierce

HCH Coordinator

Timothy McCarron

Medical Director

Michael Giacalone, Jr.

UDS Number

053300

Contact Info

Phone Number

(810) 406-4246

Email

tmccarron@hamiltonchn.org

Website

http://www.hamiltonchn.org

Address

Physical Address

225 E. Fifth St
Suite 100
Flint, MI 48502

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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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