Southbridge Medical Advisory Council, Inc.

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Southbridge Medical Advisory Council, Inc.

The Henrietta Johnson Medical Center (HJMC) Homeless Health Care Access Program expands access to primary health care for persons who are homeless in Wilmington.


24 hour emergency on-call, Asthma, Blood Pressure Monitoring, Cancer Screening, Case Management/Social Services, Chronic Bronchitis/Emphysema, Contraceptives (issued w/counseling), Dental Care, Diabetes Testing/Care, Electronic Medical Records, Family Planning, Flu Vaccinations, Gynecology, Health/Nutritional Education, HIV/AIDS screening/education, Immunizations, Labs, Medications/Prescription, Mental Health Counseling, Obstetrics, Outreach, Pediatrics, Physical Exams, Pneumococcal vaccine, Primary Health Care, Referrals for Specialty Care, Smoking Cessation, TB screening/education, Treatment of Acute Illness, Treatment of Chronic Illness, Well Child Check-ups, Podiatry Services


HJMC maintains a specialist referral network located throughout the Wilmington area to serve all patients requiring additional medical and dental treatment. Physicians at HJMC have staff and admitting privileges to all hospitals in the area. Working relationships have been established with mental health and substance abuse programs, social service organizations, community centers, churches, and civic organizations. The project coordinator at HJMC works with Ministry of Caring case managers to refer individuals in need of such services to the appropriate programs.


Estimated homeless population: 6,000

Patients served: 1,490


Ministry of Caring, Inc.

1803 West Sixth Street Wilmington, DE 19805-3005


Mary Anne Matarese


(302) 428-3702


(302) 428-3705

General Info


Ephraim Kaba

HCH Coordinator

Lauren Brooks

Medical Director

Charles Case

UDS Number


Contact Info

Phone Number

(302) 655-6187, ext 232

Fax Number

(302) 655-6606




Physical Address

601 New Castle Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19801

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