Primary Care Health Services, Inc – Health Care for the Homeless

Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) serves a predominately urban population in the Greater Pittsburgh area, extending to the Mon Valley and Shenango Valley, with a large network of health professionals.

Services

HCHP provides health and health related services through on-site clinics at shelters, drop-in centers, transitional/bridge housing programs, and soup kitchens. Services include primary care, needs assessments, pharmacy services, gynecology, pediatrics, behavioral health including substance abuse, podiatry, dental, vision, and referrals to specialty services.

Linkages

HCHP is part of a network of community based organizations serving individuals who are homeless. HCHP maintains strong working relationships with the Allegheny County Homeless Alliance, Allegheny County Department of Human Services, Salvation Army, various academic institutions and hospital systems, and numerous soup kitchens, shelters, and human service agencies.

Statistics

Estimated homeless population: 2,242

Patients served: 6,286

Subcontractors

Community Human Services, Corporation 

374 Lawn Street Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Contact:
Rebecca Labovick 
Phone:
(412) 621-6513
Fax:
(412) 621-7137

Connect, Incorporated 

300 Chamber Plaza Charleroi, PA 15022-1607 
Contact:
William Leech 
Phone:
(724) 489-9100 
Fax:
(724) 684-6227

East Liberty Family Health Center 

7171 Churchland Street Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Contact:
David Hall 
Phone:
(412) 661-2802 
Fax:
(412) 661-8020
Family Links, Incorporated 
250 Shady Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Contact:
 Joann Goodall 
Phone:
(412) 471-6160 
Fax:
(412) 471-6747

First Step Recovery Homes 

330 Penny Street McKeesport, PA 15132 
Contact:
Keith Giles 
Phone:
(412) 673-2114 
Fax:
(412) 673-1807

House of the Crossroads 

2012 Centre Avenue, P.O. Box 2548 Pittsburgh, PA 15230
Contact:
 Lawrence DeMarzo 
Phone:
(412) 281-5265 
Fax:
(412) 281-4397

Mercy Behavioral Health/ Operation Safety Net 

249 South 9th Street, Building 4, 3rd Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Contact:
Lynetta Ward
Phone:
(412) 246-2980 
Fax:
(412) 232-3726

Mon Yough Community Services 

500 Walnut Street McKeesport, PA 15132
Contact:
Amy Wedner
Phone:
(412) 675-8865 
Fax:
(412) 675-1731

Primary Health Net 

100 Shenango Avenue, P.O. Box 716 Sharon, PA 16146 
Contact:
 Jennie Slabe
Phone:
(724) 342-3002 
Fax:
(724) 342-6616

Program for Health Care to Underserved Populations Montefiore Hospital 

200 Lothrop Street, Suite 933W Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Contact:
Mary Herbert 
Phone:
(412) 692-4901 
Fax:
(412) 692-4325

Salvation Army 

865 West North Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15233
Contact:
Paul Freyder
Phone:
(412) 231-0500 
Fax:
(510) 427-4613
Email:
(412) 231-7809

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC Presbyterian

3501 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 
Contact:
Bruce Gnesda 
Phone:
(412) 586-9055
Fax:
(412) 578-7735