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Mercy Care

Member of the Council badgeWith 10 primary care clinic sites, Mercy Care is a medical home to thousands who want high-quality, comprehensive affordable healthcare services. Mercy Care proactively builds trust with Atlanta’s most vulnerable through outreach programs. These programs lead to more preventive care, housing, improved quality of life and reconnection to family and support networks. As a result, non-essential emergency room visits are reduced throughout Atlanta’s hospitals.

Services

Adult primary medical care including integrated behavioral health, preventive care and management of chronic disease such as diabetes or heart disease;
• Pediatric primary care including sick and well
visits, sports physicals, immunizations, and
asthma treatments;
• Psychiatry for adults, adolescents, and children;
• Dental and vision care for adults and children;
• Health education center with teaching kitchen;
• Mammograms and cervical cancer screening;
• Laboratory;
• X-ray and ultrasound;
• Medical and dental care for people living with
HIV/AIDS;
• Pharmacy;
• Case management;
• Help with housing for homeless and other social services;
• Pastoral care

Linkages

Referrals and ancillary services are provided at Grady Memorial Hospital and other local hospitals and mental health centers. Mercy Care has a close working relationship with Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital for referrals and has established many informal relationships with physicians who provide pro bono or low cost services.

Statistics

Estimated homeless population: 3,000

Patients served: 15,000

Breakthru House

CrossRoads to Intervention

1866 Eastfield Street Decatur, GA 30032

Contact:

Kate Boyer

Phone:

(404) 289-5099

Fax:

(404) 284-4658

Detox Facilities — DeKalb Crisis Center

450 Winn Way, Decatur, GA 30034

Phone:

(404) 294-0499

Harbor Lights Program — Salvation Army, Salvation Army Red Shield Services

469 Marietta St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30312

Contact:

Nadine Carroll

Phone:

(404) 468-2742

Fax:

(404) 468-2747

Hope House Caring Works, Inc.

275 Washington Street Atlanta, GA 30303

Contact:

Nadine Carroll

Phone:

(404) 564-4181

Fax:

(404) 564-4186

Mary Hall Freedom House, Inc.

200 Hanover Park Road, Suite 100 Atlanta, GA 30350

Contact:

Kim Harris

Email:

ydhl@bellsouth.net

Phone:

(770) 642-4245

Fax:

(770) 642-4246

PACE

10 Glenlake Pkwy., Ste. 130, Atlanta, GA 30328

Contact:

Paul Thompson

Phone:

(678) 222-4668

Cell:

(404) 374-5046

Fax:

(678) 222-3401

St. Jude’s Recovery House, Inc.

139 Renaissance Parkway NE Atlanta, GA 30308

Contact:

Suzanne Schafer

Phone:

(404) 249-6272

Fax:

(404) 874-2353

Stand, Inc.

4319 Covington Highway, Suite 117A Decatur, GA 30035

Contact:

Dan Debardelaben

Phone:

(404) 288-4668

Fax:

(404) 288-4688

General Info

Director

Tom Andrews

HCH Coordinator

Alan Bradford

Medical Director

Catherine Christie

UDS Number

042010

Contact Info

Phone Number

678-843-8600

Fax Number

678-843-8501

Email

Diana.Lewis@mercyatlanta.org

Website

http://mercyatlanta.org

Address

Physical Address

424 Decatur Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30312-1848

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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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