Hunter Health Clinic, Inc.

Hunter Health exists to improve the health and wellbeing of everyone in our community. Hunter Health was Wichita, Kansas’ first Federally Qualified Health Center and remains the only Urban Indian Health Program in the entire state. We provide comprehensive medical care in three clinic locations that are home to some of the highest need areas in Sedgwick County and the surrounding areas. Not only do we provide services to anyone, regardless of ability to pay, we also reach thousands every year in community outreach, providing medical services and health education in the community when and where the need is greatest.

Services

Hunter Health Clinic’s services include medical, optometry, dental, mental health, alcohol/substance abuse, medication and insulin, outreach, transportation, translation, and HIV/AIDS testing and counseling services. Hunter Health Clinic operates has four primary care clinic sites and one mental health site. An RN conducts rounds at the homeless shelters providing TB screening, immunizations, sick calls, intake for the clinic, and referrals to other services. Asthma treatment, Basic Needs, Behavioral Health Care Services, Blood Pressure Monitoring, Cancer Screening, Chronic Bronchitis/Emphysema, Contraceptives (issued w/counseling), Dental/oral Care, Diabetes Testing/Care, Electronic Medical Records, Family Planning, Flu Vaccinations, Gynecology, Health/Nutritional Education, Hepatitis C screening/treatment, HIV/AIDS screening/education, Immunizations, Labs, Medications/Prescription, Mental Health Counseling, Mental Health Services for Youth Mobile Van/Transportation Multidisciplinary Health Teams, Obstetrics, Optometry Services, Outreach, Pediatrics Physical Exams, Pneumococcal vaccine, Primary Health Care Referrals for Specialty Care, Smoking Cessation, Substance Abuse, Treatment TB screening/education, Treatment of Acute Illness, Treatment of Chronic Illness, Urgent Care, Well Child Check-ups

Linkages

Hunter Health Clinic has linkages with local shelters (Anthony Family Shelter, Salvation Army Emergency Lodge, Miracle House, Harbor House, Inter-Faith Inn, Gerard House, Ti'Wiconi Safe Haven, YWCA Women's Crisis House, Union Rescue Mission, Drop In Center, Overflow Shelter), American Red Cross, Catholic Charities, Center of Hope, United Way, churches, and other agencies in the local homeless coalition.

Statistics

Estimated homeless population: 10,000

Patients served: 2,500-5,000

Subcontractors

Inter-Faith Ministries

829 North Market Wichita, KS 67214
Contact:
Sandy Swank
Phone:
 (316) 264-9303
Fax:
(316) 264-2233
Email:
smuyskens@ifmnet.org

Options at DCCCA

700 North Millwood Wichita, KS 67203
Contact:
George Heckman
Phone:
(316) 265-6011