Community Health Centers of Lane County

Community Health Centers of Lane County (CHCLC) uses a multidisciplinary team approach to provide medical, mental health, and substance abuse treatment to patients at their four clinic sites. Homeless patients are served at all sites. Each patient has a designated medical team that includes Access Specialists who screen and help patients connect with programs offered by the CHCLC as well as other community partners that help homeless patients meet their basic needs. Services include assistance with Medicaid applications, referrals for shelter, transitional housing, education, employment, and SSI/SSDI application assistance.
Community Health Centers of Lane County has a prenatal clinic, family planning services, pediatrics, family medicine, internal medicine and behavioral health services. Homeless and at-risk youth receiving services at a nearby day access center are referred to the Charnelton Community Clinic and offered transportation to the clinic.

Services

Safe & Sound Homeless Youth Clinic provides medical, mental health and substance abuse services for homeless, runaway, and at-risk youth. In addition, youth receive sexual assault support services, HIV education/testing/counseling, health and safety education, shelter, transitional housing, case management, and other supportive services. The day access center provides forums for youth to access basic needs, such as food, clothing, showers, and telephone. Asthma treatment, Basic Needs, Behavioral/Mental Health Care Services, Blood Pressure Monitoring, Cancer Screening, Case Management/Social Services, Child Development Services, Chronic Bronchitis/Emphysema, Contraceptives (issued w/counseling), Dental/oral Care, Diabetes Testing/Care, Documenting Disability Services, Domestic Violence services, Electronic Medical Records, Family Planning, Financial counseling, Flu Vaccinations, Health/Nutritional Education, Immunizations, Interpretation services, Labs, Medication Prescribing, Medication Dispensing, Mental Health Counseling, Mobile Medical Services, Needle Exchange, OB/GYN, Outreach, PATH Services, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Physical Exams, Primary Health Care, Referrals for Specialty Care, Specialty Care, STD Testing, Street Outreach, Substance Abuse Treatment, TB screening/education, Tobacco cessation, Well Child Check-ups

Linkages

Safe & Sound has received considerable support from many sectors of the community, including the government, health professionals, hospitals, businesses, foundations, and other social service organizations. S&S works with Lane County Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health, Department of Public Health, and PeaceHealth Hospital. In addition, S&S provides a balanced approach to working with youth that includes businesses, public safety, and social service agencies working together to address the complex issues of homelessness.

Subcontractors

Direction Services Counseling 

576 Olive Street Eugene, OR 97401 
Contact:
Jacqui Lichtenstein
Phone:
(541) 344-7303 
Fax:
(541) 686-6283 
Email:
jlichtenstein@directionservice.org

Looking Glass Youth and Family Services

72-B Centennial Loop Eugene, OR 97401 
Contact:
Galen Phipps 
Phone:
(541) 686-2688
Fax:
(541) 345-7605 
Email:
gphipps@aol.com / galen.phipps@lookingglass.us