Health Care for the Homeless

Member of the Council badgeThe New Orleans Health Care for the Homeless Program (HCHP) operates a primary health care clinic in the central business district and an adolescent drop-in clinic in the French Quarter area.

Health Care for the Homeless LOCATIONS
EDNA PILSBURY
2222 Simon Bolivar Avenue
2nd Floor
New Orleans, LA 70113
PHONE 504-658-2785
FAX 504-658-2874
HOURS: Monday-Friday 8AM-4PM

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS COMMUNITY RESOURCE & REFERRAL CENTER (VA-CRRC)
1530 Gravier Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
504-412-3700, press 1 then ext. 13953
HOURS: Monday-Thursday 8AM-4PM

TULANE DROP-IN CLINIC @ COVENANT HOUSE
611 North Rampart Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
PHONE 504-584-1112
FAX 504-584-1183
HOURS: Monday-Friday 9AM-4PM

TULANE DROP-IN CENTER
1461 North Claiborne Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70116
PHONE 504-266-5280
Cell 504-338-1899
FAX 504-988-5686
HOURS: Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM

*TULANE DROP-IN serves youth ages 14-23

Services

Services include medications, x-rays, lab tests, TB tests, STD diagnosis/treatment, immunizations, dental, podiatry, HIV testing/counseling, health and nutritional counseling, mental illness and substance abuse diagnosis/treatment, case management, outreach, clinic for homeless/at-risk youth, and pro bono legal work. Contracted services include lab tests and x-rays, substance abuse services, outpatient counseling, case management, housing referrals, job search, education, and basic needs. Pharmacy, Early Periodic Screening Diagnosis Treatment, ophthalmology, well child care, emergency medical, Women, Infants and Children program, perinatal/pediatric, and TB prophylactic treatment are also provided. 24 hour emergency on-call, Behavioral Health Care Services, Blood Pressure Monitoring, Case Management/Social Services, Dental Care, Diabetes Testing/Care, Electronic Medical Records, Flu Vaccinations, Gynecology, Health/Nutritional Education, Hepatitis C screening/treatment, Immunizations, Labs, Medications/Prescription, Mental Health Counseling, Pharmacy, Physical Exams, Pneumococcal vaccine, Primary Health Care, Referrals for Specialty Care, Substance Abuse Treatment, TB screening/education

Linkages

HCHP has linkages with various programs, including Unity for the Homeless, N.O. Mission, Volunteers of America, Covenant House, Louisiana State University Health Care Systems, Louisiana Office of Public Health, and Integrated Mobile Assessment Team.

Statistics

Estimated homeless population: 12,000

Patients served: 3,070

Subcontractors

TULANE DROP-IN CLINIC @ COVENANT HOUSE
611 North Rampart Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
PHONE 504-584-1112
FAX 504-584-1183
HOURS: Monday-Friday 9AM-4PM

TULANE DROP-IN CENTER
1461 North Claiborne Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70116
PHONE 504-266-5280
Cell 504-338-1899
FAX 504-988-5686
HOURS: Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM

*TULANE DROP-IN serves youth ages 14-23