Metropolitan Family Health Network, Inc

The Homeless Program uses a multidisciplinary, integrated model, and client-centered, team approach. Six culturally-competent and culturally diverse staff members serve the homeless population in Hudson County and beyond.

Services

The Homeless Program provides primary care, mental health services, referral for HIV-antibody testing, outpatient substance abuse counseling, and screening services for diabetes, hypertension, and tuberculosis. A pharmacy is on-site. Referrals are made for gynecological, dental, mammogram, and podiatry services. The program uses a variety of outreach methods and community connections to identify and serve homeless individuals, particularly those with co-occurring substance abuse and mental health issues. Staff members include physicians, a nurse practitioner, a licensed social worker/therapist, counselors, and a van driver.

Linkages

Linkages for dental, mammogram, podiatric, and HIV services are provided. The Homeless Program also has linkages with all of the shelters in the community.

Statistics

Estimated homeless population: 4,500

Patients served: 2,261

Subcontractors

Metropolitan FHN Pharmacy 

953 Garfield Avenue Jersey City, NJ 07304 
Phone:
(201) 369-6918 
Fax:
(201) 333-1149