New Horizon Family Health Services, Inc.

Member of the Council badgeTo effectively meet the needs of the homeless population across a 13-county region of upstate south Carolina, New Horizon Family Health Services of Greenville has formed a partnership with Carolina Health Center in Greenwood, ReGenesis Health Center in Spartanburg, and the Upstate Homeless Coalition to develop an HCH Project. Primary Care and other services are delivered at primary care sites through a mobile medical unit and outreach approaches using Caring Attitudes, Respect, and Empowerment Teams (C.A.R.E.).

Services

The primary method of service delivery are interdisciplinary C.A.R.E. Teams that deliver primary medical care, disease management, health education, medication assistance, mental health ervices, substance abuse services, street outreach, and case management at multiple locations and through the mobile medical CARE Team Express. Asthma, Behavioral Health Care Services, Blood Pressure Monitoring, Cancer Screening, Case Management/Social Services, Dental Care, Diabetes Testing/Care, Flu Vaccinations, Gynecology, Health/Nutritional Education, Hepatitis C screening/treatment, HIV/AIDS screening/education, Immunizations, Labs, Medications/Prescription, Mental Health Counseling, Outreach, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Physical Exams, Pneumococcal vaccine, Primary Health Care, Referrals for Specialty Care, Specialty Care

Linkages

Linkages include AID Upstate (AIDS Service Organization), Upstate Homeless Coalition, Greenville County Health Department, Greenville Free Medical Clinic, Mental Health Centers, Phoenix Center (SC Department of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services), specialty care providers, homeless shelter providers, church homeless feeding programs, Department of Social Services, United Way of Greenville County, local detention centers, and hospitals.

Statistics

Estimated homeless population: 5,600

Patients served: 1,095

Subcontractors

Carolina Health Center 

313 Main Street, Upper Level Greenwood, SC 29646
Contact:
Sue Veer
Phone:
(864) 388-0301
Fax:
(864) 388-0648 
Email:
chc@carolinahealthcenters.org

ReGenesis Community Health Center 

P.O. Box 5158, 710 South Church Street Spartanburg, SC 29304 
Contact:
George Newby
Phone:
(864) 582-2411
Fax:
(864) 582-4911 
Email:
twoodrff@regenesischc.org