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Unity Hospital of Rochester Health Reach Health Care for the Homeless Program (HCHP)

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It is the mission of the Unity Health Reach, Health Care for the Homeless program to provide quality comprehensive primary medical care to the homeless persons in the city of Rochester and the greater Rochester area. The HCHP will, through its outreach model, seek to improve access to comprehensive medical care for the homeless individual, while simultaneously affording each individual access to services needed to obtain gainful employment, permanent housing and other resources that may be beneficial to their individual situation, without regard to the individual’s ability to pay.
Health Reach HCHP provides comprehensive medical and dental care to homeless individuals and families who are currently experiencing homelessness in the Rochester City and Monroe County area. Services are provided at area homeless shelters, our Mobile Medical Unit and our clinic located at 819 West Main Street.


Estimated homeless population: 8,000

Patients served: 2,460


Monroe Ambulance 

1669 Lyell Avenue Rochester, NY 14606
Tom Coyle
(585) 232-9000

Regional Transit Services, Inc. 

1372 East Main Street Rochester, NY 14609
Jane Naylon
(585) 654-0200
(585) 654-0293

Salvation Army 

70 Liberty Pole Way Rochester, NY 14604 
Ruth Neiboer 
(585) 987-9540 Ext. 2232 
(585) 987-9556

Unity Dental Group 

89 Genesee Street Rochester, NY 14611 
(585) 368-3800 
(585) 368-3801

General Info


Karen Kinter

HCH Coordinator

Diane Vandorn

Medical Director

Carlos M. Swanger

UDS Number


Contact Info

Phone Number

(585) 368-3720



Physical Address

89 Genesee St.
St. Mary’s Campus, Room 1408
Rochester, NY 14611

Mailing Address

89 Genesee Street
Rochester, NY 14611

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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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