Downriver Community Services, Inc.

Downriver Community Services Homeless Health Care Project serves persons in Macomb and St. Clair Counties.

Services

The Mobile Health Team, comprising a full-time nurse practitioner and two full-time RNs, conducts outreach and refers patients to Downriver Community Services, New Haven Medical Center, People's Clinic for Better Health, and Neighbors Caring for Neighbors for primary care and substance abuse services. In addition, clinics have been established in MATTS shelter and McRest Shelter. Asthma, Basic Needs, Behavioral Health Care Services, Blood Pressure Monitoring, Cancer Screening, Case Management/Social Services, Chronic Bronchitis/Emphysema, Contraceptives (issued w/counseling), Dental Care, Diabetes Testing/Care, Family Planning, Flu Vaccinations, Gynecology, Health/Nutritional Education, Hepatitis C screening/treatment, HIV/AIDS screening/education, Immunizations, Labs, Mental Health Counseling, Mental Health Services for Youth, Mobile Van/Transportation, Multidisciplinary Health Teams, Obstetrics, On-the-job training, Outreach, Pain Management Services, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Physical Exams, Pneumococcal vaccine, Primary Health Care, Referrals for Specialty Care, Smoking Cessation, TB screening/education, Treatment of Acute Illness, Treatment of Chronic Illness, Well Child Check-ups, X-ray

Linkages

Linkages include shelters and soup kitchens, Downriver Community Behavioral Health, Downriver Community Behavioral Health, Downriver Community Substance Abuse Services, Community Mental Health, Clearview Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Center, and Harbor Children's Shelter.

Statistics

Estimated homeless population: 11,000

Patients served: 7,012

Subcontractors

Carolyn's Place / Safe Horizons 

PO Box 610968 Port Huron, MI 48061-0968 
Contact:
Jenny Schultz 
Phone:
(810) 985-5538

M.A.T.T.S. 

24140 Mound Road Warren, MI 48091 
Contact:
Misty Authier 
Phone:
(586) 755-5191 
Fax:
(586) 755-4865

McRest

20415 Erin Roseville, MI 48066
Contact:
Jimetta Lewis 
Phone:
(586) 468-0775 
Fax:
(586) 468-2781

Neighbors Caring for Neighbors Clinic 

215 North Avenue Mt. Clemens, MI 48043 
Contact:
Nadine Sheehan

Pathways 

511 Union Port Huron, MI 48060
Contact:
Steve Lindsey 
Phone:
(810) 982-1020 
Fax:
(810) 982-8745

Turning Point 

PO Box 1123 Mt. Clemens, MI 48046
Contact:
Sue Coats 
Phone:
(586) 463-6990 
Fax:
(586) 463-1771