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Samaritan Homeless Center
Samaritan Health Center (formerly the Samaritan Homeless Clinic) is an ambulatory care department of Five Rivers Health Centers located near the Families and Women Gateway Shelter. All integrated, comprehensive, multidisciplinary services are housed in one site. Off site, the clinic runs an apartment respite care program.
Basic Needs, Behavioral/Mental Health Care Services, Blood Pressure Monitoring, Cancer Screening, Case Management/Social Services, Chronic Bronchitis/Emphysema, Contraceptives, Dental/Oral Care, Diabetes Testing/Care, Documenting Disability Services, Labs, Respite Care, Medication Prescribing, Mental Health Counseling, Electronic Medical Records, HIV/AIDS screening, Immunizations, Intepretation Services, Outreach, STD Testing, Outreach and Enrollment Services, Substance Abuse Treatment, Transportation Needs, Life Skills Classes., MAT Program.
The Samaritan Homeless Clinic is active in Shelter Providers Committee and Emergency Housing Coalition, a group of some 28 public, private, and not-for-profit agencies that have a major involvement with persons who are homeless and collaborate to maximize services and reduce duplicate efforts.
The clinic also participates in the Continuum of Care process, Ten Year Plan to End Homelessness, and in several U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Supportive Housing Programs. Patients graduating from the clinic are transitioned to neighborhood health centers with a sliding scale fee. The Combined Health District provides HIV education/testing, TB care/follow-up, and childhood immunizations. The AIDS Resource Center Ohio provides medical care, case management, and housing.
Estimated homeless population: 5,000
Patients served: 2,400
Dayton Optometric Center, Inc.
813 Troy Street Dayton, OH 45404 Contact: Ron Gilbert Phone: (937) 228-2020 Fax: (937) 228-8769
American Red Cross Family Living Center
829 S. Gettysburg Dayton, OH 45408
University Medical Services Association
PO Box 1144 Dayton, OH 45401-1144 Contact: Brenda Roman, MD Phone: (937) 259-9926 Fax: (937) 259-9999
921 S. Edwin C. Moses Blvd
Dayton, OH 45417