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Project H.O.P.E.

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Project H.O.P.E. uses a multifaceted approach, including mobile health outreach, street outreach, and primary care clinics, to provide healthcare to individuals who are homeless. These components are intended to fill the gaps in the continuum of services which have been identified through a network of homeless service providers in the city and through Project H.O.P.E.’s 26 years of experience.

Services

Primary Care, Behavioral/Mental Health Care Services, Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder, Case Management, Flu Vaccinations, Health/Nutritional Education, HIV/AIDS screening/education, Mobile Medical Services.

Linkages

Project H.O.P.E. partners with several other agencies in Camden City to provide a continuum of care and smooth transition between services. These agencies include, but are not limited to, Camden Area Health Education, The Bridge, Cathedral Kitchen, Joseph’s House, and Volunteers of America – Delaware Valley.

Statistics

Estimated homeless population: 8,000

Patients served: 5,300 in 2018

General Info

Director

Patricia DeShields, MSW, LSW

Medical Director

Dr. Stephanie Santoro

UDS Number

024480

Contact Info

Phone Number

(609) 238-2589

Email

deshieldsp@projecthopecamden.org

Website

http://www.projecthopecamden.org

Address

Physical Address

519-525 West Street
Camden, NJ 08103

Mailing Address

519-525 West Street
Camden, NJ 08103

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