AtlantiCare Health System: Mission Health Care

Member of the Council badgeAtlantiCare Health Services Health Care for the Homeless project provides primary health care and substance abuse, mental health, and outreach services within a case management framework for persons who are homeless in Atlantic County.

Services

24 hour emergency on-call, Asthma treatment, Basic needs, Behavioral/Mental Health Care Services, Blood Pressure Monitoring, Cancer Screening, Case Management/Social Services, Chronic Bronchitis/Emphysema, Diabetes Testing/Care, Electronic Medical Records, Financial counseling, Flu Vaccinations, Health/Nutritional Education, Interpretation services, Medication Prescribing, Mental Health Counseling, Optometry Services, Outreach, Pharmacy, Physical Exams, Primary Health Care, Referrals for Specialty Care, Shelter Outreach, Street Outreach, Substance Abuse Treatment, TB screening/education, Tobacco cessation, Transportation Services.

Linkages

AtlantiCare has linkages with 25 social service agencies to provide services within the community.

Statistics

Estimated homeless population: 5,000

Patients served: 4,500