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Unity Health Care, Inc.
As the largest network of community healthcare centers in Washington, D.C., Unity Health Care (Unity) provides a full-range of health and human services to meet the needs of our communities through a network of over 20 traditional and non-traditional health sites and a mobile medical outreach vehicle. Our team of compassionate and multicultural health professionals place Unity values into action every day to bring whole-person care and wellness to over 106,000 patients through 500,000 visits annually. This includes over 10,000 homeless patients for more than 58,000 visits annually. Deeply rooted in the District’s neighborhoods for over 30 years, Unity strives to promote healthier communities through compassion and comprehensive primary and specialty health care and wrap-around services, regardless of the ability to pay.
Unity Health Care, Inc. is Washington, DC’s largest nonprofit health and social services organization serving more than 81,000 individuals and families annually. Unity serves individuals and families in all eight wards of the District of Columbia through its network of health service centers that include Community Health Centers, sites serving homeless individuals and a mobile medical outreach unit.
Unity serves the most vulnerable residents of the District including the uninsured, working poor, homeless, the incarcerated and formerly incarcerated. Case Management/Social Services, Contraceptives (issued w/counseling), Dental Care, Electronic Medical Records, Family Planning, Gynecology, HIV/AIDS screening/education, Immunizations, Labs, Mental Health Counseling, Mobile Van/Transportation, Optometry Services, Pediatrics, Physical Exams, Primary Health Care, Referrals for Specialty Care, Smoking Cessation, TB screening/education, Well Child Check-ups
A Community Partnership of organizations coordinates an array of housing services and community planning. in addition to Unity, the Partnership includes: the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Children, Youth, Families, and Elders; Pathways to Housing; Department of Mental Health; Department of Health; Department of Human Services; and eight outreach agencies( Georgetown Ministry Center, Neighbors Consejo, Community Council for the Homeless, Unity’s mobile medical van, Rachael’s Women’s Center, Salvation Army “Grate Patrol, ” DC Central Kitchen’s “First Helping” program, and UPO Shelter Hotline vans. Unity Participates in planning and organization meetings for this coalition. This partnership extends Unity’s referral network for housing services as well as its reach to people in need.
Estimated homeless population: 20,000
Patients served: 8,343
So Others Might Eat, Inc. (SOME)
71 O Street, NW Washington, DC 20001
Vincent A. Keane
Catherine Crosland, MD
Janelle Goetcheus, MD
1220 12th Street, SE,
Washington,, DC 20003