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Hamilton Community Health Network, Inc.
Through 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.
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
Partnerships and linkages include Shelter of Flint, REACH, Community Mental Health, Salvation Army, Transition House, Odyssey House, Inner City Outreach, and Carriage Town Mission.
Estimated homeless population: 5,000
Patients served: 462
Community Recovery Services
711 North Saginaw Street, Suite 323 Flint, MI 48505 Contact: Chris Flores
Phone: (810) 238-2068
Fax: (810) 238-0055
Michael Giacalone, Jr.
225 E. Fifth St
Flint, MI 48502