La Familia Medical Center’s Health Care for the Homeless

Member of the Council badgeThe La Familia Medical Center Healthcare for the Homeless of Santa Fe provides primary care services with linkages to existing community services for persons who are homeless in Santa Fe County.

Services

HCH of Santa Fe operates out of a free-standing medical clinic and also provides service at multiple medical outreach sites throughout the week. Services include primary health care, dental care, mental health and substance abuse service linkage, case management, transportation, and outreach services. Basic Needs, Behavioral/Mental Health Care Services, Cancer Screening, Case Management/Social Services, Chronic Bronchitis/Emphysema, Contraceptives (issued w/counseling), Dental/oral Care, Diabetes Testing/Care, Documenting Disability Services, Electronic Medical Records, Family Planning, Financial counseling, Flu Vaccinations, Health/Nutritional Education, HIV/AIDS screening/education, Immunizations, Labs, Medication Prescribing, Medication Dispensing, Mental Health Counseling, Needle Exchange, OB/GYN, Outreach, Physical Exams, Primary Health Care, Referrals for Specialty Care, Sexual Abuse Support Services, Shelter outreach, SOAR services, STD Testing, Street Outreach, Substance Abuse Treatment, TB screening/education, Transportation services

Linkages

Linkages include all social service agencies, state government programs, advocacy organizations, and referral to mental health services and emergency shelters through out New Mexico. Local linkages include Christus-St. Vincent Hospital, The Life Link, Esperanza Shelter for Battered Families, NM Department of Health, Public Health Division, Santa Fe Recovery Center, Santa Fe Rape Crisis Center, Salvation Army, Catholic Charities, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Santa Fe Community Guidance Center, St. Vincent de Paul, St. Elizabeth's Shelter, Youth Shelters and Family Services.

Statistics

Estimated homeless population: 4,000-5,000

Patients served: 1,200

Subcontractors

LifeLink - La Luz de Santa Fe Family Shelter

2325 Cerrillos Road Santa Fe, NM 87505
Contact:
Carol Anderson 
Phone:
(505) 438-0010 
Fax:
(505) 438-6011
Email:
carol@thelifelink.org