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Unity Hospital of Rochester Health Reach Health Care for the Homeless Program (HCHP)

"It is the mission of the Unity Health Reach, Health Care for the Homeless program to provide quality comprehensive primary medical care to the homeless persons in the city of Rochester and the greater Rochester area. The HCHP will, through its outreach model, seek to improve access to comprehensive medical care for the homeless individual, while simultaneously affording each individual access to services needed to obtain gainful employment, permanent housing and other resources that may be beneficial to their individual situation, without regard to the individual’s ability to pay".

Health Reach HCHP provides comprehensive medical and dental care to homeless individuals and families who are currently experiencing homelessness in the Rochester City and Monroe County area. Services are provided at area homeless shelters, our Mobile Medical Unit and our clinic located at 819 West Main Street.

Comprehensive services include:

Primary care services:
- Physical and health assessments
- TB screening
- Mental health evaluation and referral
- STD and HIV testing and counseling
- Treatment of acute and chronic health concerns
- Substance abuse evaluations and referral
  Diabetic and Nutrition education:
- Diabetic counseling
- Nutrition counseling
- Assistance with diabetic supplies
Primary dental services:
- Complete dental exam
- Teeth cleaning
- X-Rays
- Fillings
- Dentures
- Extractions
  Intensive case management services:
- Mental health and substance abuse counseling and referral
- Emergency, transitional and permanent housing assistance
- DSS benefits/insurance enrollment assistance
- Food assistance
- Clothing assistance

Community partners include: ABW, Catholic Family Center, Cancer Services Program of Monroe County, Center for Youth Dimitri House, Grace House, House of Mercy, Monroe County Health Department, Open Door Mission, Out of Darkness, RAIHN, Rochester Technical Group (Dental Lab), Salvation Army, St. Mary’s Church, Volunteers of America, YWCA.

819 West Main Street
Rochester, NY 14611
  Main Office
89 Genesee Street
Rochester, NY 14611