Northeast Valley Health Corporation

Member of the Council badgeNortheast Valley Health Corporation serves as the lead agency in managing one of the country’s largest Health Care for the Homeless grants for the Cooperative Health Care for the Homeless Network (CHCHN).  The 14 health care agencies that comprise the CHCHN are located throughout Los Angeles County and provide comprehensive health care services to at least 41% of the County’s homeless population.  Over the past twenty-five years, the Network has worked with homeless healthcare partners to provide medical care, dental care, case management, behavioral health care services, alcohol/substance abuse treatment and outreach to those in need, regardless of their ability to pay for services.  The Network also maintains a unique Quality Management Program specific to the homeless population and chronic disease management.

Services

The Cooperative Health Care for the Homeless Network (CHCHN) provides primary health care, outreach, substance abuse and mental health services, case management, entitlement, eligibility assistance, provision of and arrangements for emergency health services, and referrals for inpatient hospitalization. The Network also maintains a unique Quality Management Program specific to the homeless population. Reports include individual and Network achievements as well as trending data with specific focus on chronic disease management. Asthma, Basic Needs, Behavioral Health Care Services, Blood Pressure Monitoring, Case Management/Social Services, Contraceptives (issued w/counseling), Dental Care, Diabetes Testing/Care, 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, Multidisciplinary Health Teams, Obstetrics, Outreach, Pain Management Services, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Physical Exams, Pneumococcal vaccine, Primary Health Care, Referrals for Specialty Care, Sexual Abuse Support Services, Smoking Cessation, Substance Abuse Treatment, TB screening/education, Treatment of Acute Illness, Treatment of Chronic Illness, Well Child Check-ups, X-ray

Linkages

The numerous CHCHN linkages are throughout Los Angeles County.

Statistics

Estimated homeless population: 254,000

Patients served: 22,066

Subcontractors

Central City Community Health Center 5970 South Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90001 (323) 724‐0019 Patricia Torres PTorres@centralcityhealth.org     Community Health Alliance of Pasadena 1855 North Fair Oaks Avenue, Suite 200, Pasadena, CA 91103 (626) 993‐1227 Margaret B. Martinez Margaret.Martinez@chapcare.org     Children’s Hospital Los Angeles ‐ Homeless Adolescent & Young Adult Wellness Center 5000 Sunset Boulevard, 4th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90027 (323) 361‐3903 Lisa De Gyarfas, MS LDegyarfas@chla.usc.edu     City Help Wellness Center 2301 Bellevue Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90026 (213) 435‐2086 Carlos Usmany, PA CarlosUsmany@msn.com     Clinica Monsigñor Oscar A Romero ‐ Alvarado 123 South Alvarado Street, Los Angeles, CA 90057 (213) 201‐2779 Lindsey Barr LBarr@clinicaromero.com     Clinica Monsigñor Oscar A Romero ‐ Northeast 2032 Marengo Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033 (213) 201‐2779 Lindsey Barr LBarr@clinicaromero.com     East Valley Community Health Center ‐ Pomona 680 Fairplex Drive, Pomona, CA 91768 Phone: (626) 919‐4333, x2220 Alicia Mardini AMardini@evchc.org     East Valley Community Health Center – West Covina 420 South Glendora Avenue, West Covina, CA 91790 (626) 919‐4333, x2220 Alicia Mardini AMardini@evchc.org     Homeless Health Care Los Angeles 2330 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90057 (213) 739‐1627 Mark Casanova MCasanova@hhcla.org     JWCH Institute, Inc. 5650 Jillson Street, City of Commerce, CA 90040 (213) 484‐1186 Jill Rotenberg JRotenberg@jwchinstitute.org     NEVHC Homeless Health Care Project 7843 Lankershim Boulevard, North Hollywood, CA 91605 (818) 765‐8656 Kathy Proctor, MHA, MSHA KathyProctor@nevhc.org     Saban Community Clinic – Beverly Health Center 8405 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048 (323) 653‐8622, x1660 Jeffrey Bujer JBujer@sabancommunityclinic.org     Saban Community Clinic – S. Mark Taper Foundation Health Center 6043 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90033 (323) 653‐8622, x1660 Jeffrey Bujer JBujer@sabancommunityclinic.org     Saban Community Clinic ‐ The Wallis Annenberg Children and Family Health Center at Hollywood Wilshire Health Center 5205 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90038 (323) 653‐8622, x1660 Jeffrey Bujer JBujer@sabancommunityclinic.org     The Children’s Clinic ‐ Multi‐Service Center for the Homeless 1301 W. 12th Street, Long Beach, CA 90813 (562) 933‐0506 Jina Lawler, MSW JLawler@thechildrensclinic.org     UCLA School of Nursing ‐ Union Rescue Mission 545 South San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013 (213) 673‐4849 Mary Marfisee, MD MMarfisee@mednet.ucla.edu     USC School of Dentistry ‐ Union Rescue Mission 545 South San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013 (213) 740‐1523 Niel Nathason, MA, MPH Nathason@usc.edu     Venice Family Clinic 604 Rose Avenue, Venice, CA 90291 (310) 664‐7901 Elizabeth Forer, MPH, MSW EForer@mednet.ucla.edu