Ventura County Health Care Agency

Member of the Council badgeVentura County Healthcare for the Homeless Program (VCHCH) provides primary health and support services to homeless and those at risk of homelessness in Ventura County. The VCHCH team includes a medical director, contract physicians, clinical assistants, and a network of providers.

Services

Medical teams provide services at 16 sites in eight cities. Services include primary and preventive health care and referrals for mental health, substance abuse, social services, entitlement eligibility, TB/STD clinics, and HIV testing. Laboratory and radiology services are provided through Ventura County Medical Center, Ventura County Santa Paula Hospital, and Ventura County Health Care Agency outpatient clinics. Access to program information is provided by all area service providers. Asthma, Behavioral Health Care Services, Blood Pressure Monitoring, Case Management/Social Services, Chronic Bronchitis/Emphysema, Diabetes Testing/Care, Electronic Medical Records, Flu Vaccinations, HIV/AIDS screening/education, Immunizations, Labs, Medical Respite Care, Medications/Prescription, Mobile Van/Transportation, Multidisciplinary Health Teams, Outreach, Pharmacy, Physical Exams, Primary Health Care, Referrals for Specialty Care, Smoking Cessation, TB screening/education, Treatment of Acute Illness, Treatment of Chronic Illness, X-ray

Linkages

Linkages include Ventura County Medical Center, Ventura Public Health, Simi Public Health, Oxnard Public Health, Project Understanding, Turning Point Foundation, Emergency Shelter Program, Ventura County Behavioral Health, Kaepra House, Ventura County Rescue Mission, Lighthouse, Prototypes, Pacific Clinics, Transitional Aged Youth Program (TAY), Samaritan Center, Catholic Charities, Salvation Army, and the Ventura and Oxnard One Stops.

Statistics

Estimated homeless population: 8,000

Patients served: 2,085

Subcontractors

Dental Contractor Free Clinic of Simi Valley

2060 Tapo St. Simi Valley, CA 93063
Phone:
805-522-3733

Clinicas del Camino Real, Inc.

200 Wells Road, Suite 200, PO Box 4669 Ventura, CA 93004
Contact:
Roberto Juarez
Phone:
(805) 659-1740

R.A.I.N. Transitional Living Center

1732 Lewis Road Camarillo, CA 93010
Contact:
Tina McDonald
Phone:
(805) 388-1356
Fax:
(805) 383-6437
Email:
tina.mcdonald@ventura.org

Free Clinic of Simi Valley

2060 Tapo St. Simi Valley, CA 93063
Phone:
805-522-3733