Metro Community Provider Network Homeless Project

Member of the Council badgeMetro Community Provider Network (MCPN) Homeless Project addresses the needs of people experiencing homelessness in Aurora and Lakewood.

Services

Services include primary care medical services, substance abuse and mental health counseling, case management, outreach, human service referrals, and other forms of assistance. Each clinic is equipped with multiple exam rooms and is staffed by a physician, nurse practitioner, and case management/care coordinators/outreach services. All clients have access to other services in the larger MCPN system, including colposcopy, ultrasound, physician support and consultation. Through referral arrangements, clients have access to mental health, substance abuse, dental and pharmaceutical services. 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, 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, Multidisciplinary Health Teams, Obstetrics, Outreach, Pain Management Services, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, 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, Well Child Check-ups

Linkages

MCPN has numerous linkages in the community to serve individuals who are homeless. Through referral mechanisms and on-site access, services are provided by Aurora Mental Health, Jefferson Center for Mental Health, Aurora Housing Authority, Comitis Crisis Center, Inter-Faith Ministries, Tri-County Health Department, Jefferson County Health Department, and the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless.

Statistics

Estimated homeless population: 5,000

Patients served: 3,100

Subcontractors

North Aurora Family Health Center

3292 Peoria Street Aurora, CO 80010
Phone:
303/360-6276 ext 2214
Fax:
303/343-1006
Email:
kwatson@mcpn.org