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Indiana Health Centers, Inc. – Project Homecoming

Project Homecoming provides medical, dental, and social services to individuals who are homeless in St. Joseph County. These services are provided with an emphasis on preventive care and education with the goal of homeless patients maintaining a positive health status. Project Homecoming is located within a six-city block area on the south side of South Bend where both sheltered and unsheltered individuals dwell. All services and center hours are designed to best accommodate the needs of individuals experiencing homelessness.

Services

24 hour emergency on-call, Asthma, Basic Needs, Behavioral Health Care Services, Blood Pressure Monitoring, Cancer Screening, Case Management/Social Services, Child Development Services, Chronic Bronchitis/Emphysema, Contraceptives (issued w/counseling), Dental Care, Diabetes Testing/Care, Domestic Violence Shelter/Services, Electronic Medical Records, Family Planning, Flu Vaccinations, Gynecology, Health/Nutritional Education, Hepatitis C screening/treatment, Immunizations, Labs, Medical Respite Care, Medications/Prescription, Mental Health Counseling, Mental Health Services for Youth, Mobile Van/Transportation, Multidisciplinary Health Teams, Obstetrics, Optometry Services, Outreach, Pain Management Services, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Physical Exams, Pneumococcal vaccine, Primary Health Care, Referrals for Specialty Care, Services in Supportive Housing, Sexual Abuse Support Services, Smoking Cessation, Specialty Care, Substance Abuse Treatment, TB screening/education, Treatment of Acute Illness, Treatment of Chronic Illness, Urgent Care, Well Child Check-ups, X-ray

Linkages

Project Homecoming has linkages with Advocacy Center, Dismas House, Center for the Homeless, Safe Station, Hope Rescue Mission, Life Treatment Center, Broadway Christian Parish, Portage Township Trustee, South Bend Housing Authority, YWCA, BABE Outlets, Big Brother/Big Sister, Boys and Girls Club, Catholic Charities, St. Vincent de Paul, Clay Township Trustee, Forever Learning Center, German Township Trustee, Hannah’s House, Minority Health Coalition, Goodwill, and Community Resource Center.

Statistics

Estimated homeless population: 3,120

Patients served: 1,892

 

General Info

Director

Elvin Plank

HCH Coordinator

David Chapman

Medical Director

Terrance Drake

UDS Number

053110

Contact Info

Phone Number

(317) 576-1335

Email

eplank@ihcinc.org

Website

http://www.indianahealthonline.org

Address

Physical Address

Project Homecoming
701 South Main Street
South Bend, IN 46619

Mailing Address

8003 Castleway Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46250

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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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