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Program: Health Care for the Homeless Project

Agency: Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department

Resource Number: 36898846
Alternate name: Healthcare for the Homeless Project

Comprehensive health and wellness services to address health concerns, provide treatment including medications, coordinate health care services, provide health education and coordinate access to health and social services in the community. Services are provided through health clinics at emergency shelters and drop-in centers in the downtown and surrounding area.

Also provides a Respite Program for homeless adults recovering from illness or injury or who have recently been released from the hospital. Respite services are provided through Catholic Charities Dorothy Day Center. 

Program Phones:
(612)236-5916Respite Program

Website: www.hennepin.us/hch
Email: socialservices@hennepin.us

Location information
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Location: Hennepin County Government Center, 300 South 6th Street

Minneapolis 55487

Site Phones:
General Information

Hours of operation
Site Hours:

8 am
4:30 pm
8 am
4:30 pm
8 am
4:30 pm
8 am
4:30 pm
8 am
4:30 pm

Disabilities Access: Accessible main entrance; designated handicapped parking; policy for provision of accessible service; accessible public restroom
Mailing Address: Hennepin County Government Center, 300 South 6th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55487

Program Delivery
Eligibility: - Health Care: Any homeless adult or child living on the streets, in emergency shelter or transitional housing, with friends or relatives or who have been homeless within the past year; serves Hennepin County

- Respite Program: Any individual who meets Hennepin County shelter eligibility requirements who is living outside or on the streets, in a shelter or transitional housing facility or with friends or relatives AND is homeless, recovering from an acute medical problem, such as frostbite, fractures, pneumonia or recent hospitalization, does not require a skilled-nursing facility or 24-hour supervision, can perform daily living activities, is medically and psychiatrically stable, can behave appropriately, is compliant with shelter rules and is willing to cooperate with respite staff
Languages: Interpreters available
Application Process: - Health Care: Walk-in; appointments are not required; recommend to call ahead for clinic sites and hours

- Many community locations in and nearby downtown Minneapolis

- Respite Program: Call
Program Fees: Sliding scale; accepts most health plans; clinic services will not be denied based on inability to pay

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Person at the resource who last verified this information:
Last Verified On: 3/10/2019

Agency Background

Programs at Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department

Adoption Services
Adult Protection
Advocates and Appeals
Burial/Funeral Assistance
Chemical Health
Child and Teen Checkups
Child Care Assistance
Child Care Licensing
Child Protection
Child Support Services
Children's Mental Health
Children's Mental Health Crisis Services
COPE - Mental Health Crisis Services for Adults - Community Outreach for Psychiatric Emergencies
Daytime and After Hours Shelter Teams
Diversionary Work Program (DWP)
Domestic Abuse Service Center
Emergency Assistance - EA
Emergency General Assistance - EGA
Follow Along Program
Food Support Program
Foster Care and Licensing
Fraud Information and Complaints
General Assistance - GA
Hennepin Community Volunteers
Hennepin County Mental Health Center
Hennepin County Public Health Clinic
Homeless Access Unit
Housing Support
Human Services Centers, Satellite Centers and Health Services Locations
Immunization Services
Initial Contact Front Door Social Services
Medical Assistance - MA
Medical Transportation Assistance
Medicare Savings Programs
Mental Health Housing
Minnesota Family Investment Program - MFIP
Minnesota Food Assistance Program - MFAP
Minnesota Supplemental Aid - MSA
Office of Multicultural Services - OMS
Parent Support Outreach Program
Prepetition Screening - PSP
Project CHILD
Project Connect
Refugee Cash Assistance Program - RCA
Refugee Medical Assistance - RMA
Relative Custody Assistance
Start Today Hennepin
Teen Parent Program
Veterans Services
WIC Program - Women, Infants and Children
Work Supports

Accreditations: Does not apply
Funding: Federal; state; county; fees

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