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Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Heartside Health Center

Member of the Council badgeMercy Health-Saint Mary’s provides services to individuals who are homeless in Grand Rapids’ Downtown Heartside area and the Southwest Corridor.

Services

Heartside Clinic provides primary health care and support services to persons who are homeless, mainly those living in shelters or on the street in the downtown area of Grand Rapids. Clinica Santa Maria provides primary health care, OB/GYN, podiatry, dental, dietician, maternal and infant support services, and WIC to persons who are homeless, many of whom are transient or living with relatives and are Spanish speaking. Both sites offer “open access,” offering both pre-scheduled and same-day appointments. 24 hour emergency on-call, Basic Needs, Blood Pressure Monitoring, Cancer Screening, Diabetes Testing/Care, Flu Vaccinations, Hepatitis C screening/treatment, HIV/AIDS screening/education, Immunizations, Labs, Medications/Prescription, Physical Exams, Pneumococcal vaccine, Primary Health Care, Referrals for Specialty Care

Linkages

Emergency care, laboratory, specialty clinic services, and prescription medicine are provided at a nearby hospital campus. The HCH program has established liaisons with Kent County Community Mental Health, Kent County Health Department, Family Independence Agency, local missions and shelters, Salvation Army, an array of substance abuse facilities, Catholic Social Services, and Dwelling Place of Grand Rapids, which is the major provider of SROs offering temporary housing.

Statistics

Estimated homeless population: 5,000

Patients served: 3,091

Subcontractors

Cherry Street Health Services 

550 Cherry Street SE Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Contact:
Chris Shey
Phone:
(616) 235-7272 
Fax:
(616) 235-0739

Grand Rapids Community College Dental Plan 

143 Bostwick NE Grand Rapids, MA 49503 
Contact:
 Jim Holyfield 
Phone:
(616) 234-4237

General Info

Director

Robert Kamphuis

HCH Coordinator

Rochelle Sather

Medical Director

Karen Kennedy

UDS Number

051840

Contact Info

Phone Number

(616) 685-3800

Email

satherr@trinity-health.org

Address

Physical Address

359 S. Division
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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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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