Service

Health Reach Healthcare for the Homeless

Community Outreach Programs

Healthcare for the Homeless Program (HCHP) provides quality comprehensive primary medical care to the homeless persons in the city of Rochester and the greater Rochester area. Seeking to improve access to comprehensive medical care for homeless individuals, 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 the clinic located at 819 West Main Street.

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

  • 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