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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.

Services

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

Linkages

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.

Statistics

Estimated homeless population: 6,000

Patients served: 1,490

Subcontractors

Ministry of Caring, Inc.

1803 West Sixth Street Wilmington, DE 19805-3005

Contact:

Mary Anne Matarese

Phone:

(302) 428-3702

Fax:

(302) 428-3705

General Info

Director

Ephraim Kaba

HCH Coordinator

Lauren Brooks

Medical Director

Charles Case

UDS Number

031260

Contact Info

Phone Number

(302) 655-6187, ext 232

Fax Number

(302) 655-6606

Email

lbrooks@hjmc.org

Website

http://www.hjmc.org

Address

Physical Address

601 New Castle Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19801

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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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