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.
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 for dental, mammogram, podiatric, and HIV services are provided. The Homeless Program also has linkages with all of the shelters in the community.
Estimated homeless population: 4,500
Patients served: 2,261
Metropolitan FHN Pharmacy953 Garfield Avenue Jersey City, NJ 07304
- (201) 369-6918
- (201) 333-1149