Our social services staff works closely with our clinicians and patients and families to assist them with housing, personal and financial issues. Life experiences are inseparable from personal health. Complex interactions in peoples' lives affect their ability to manage the challenges of even simple medical conditions.
- Enabling services, such as obtaining basic needs such as food, clothing, housing.
- Eligibility assistance with obtaining appropriate insurance, especially Medicaid HUSKY, and Medicare.
- Assistance with bills from Hospitals and other specialties and advocating for the Health Center patients.
- Case management and care coordination for various special population groups including HIV patients, prenatal patients, uninsured patients referred from the emergency rooms to us for a medical home.