Health Care for the Homeless Program
Alameda County Health Care for the Homeless Program (ACHCHP) is a federally-funded 330(h) Health Care for the Homeless program that has been providing medical care to homeless persons throughout Alameda County since 1988. In 2010, ACHCHP provided services to 8,458 homeless persons.
ACHCHP provides health services in two mobile medical clinics, visiting shelters, meal sites, transitional and recovery housing programs. ACHCHP staff includes three nurse practitioners, medical assistants, a Medical Director, six community health workers, a mental health specialist, and administrative and van support staff. For information about mobile clinic sites, please phone 510-532-1930.
Our sister organization is the Homeless Families Program, providing housing services to homeless families.
ACHCHP also makes referrals to a wide range of medical providers, including the Alameda County Medical Center, the Alameda County Clinic Consortium, and other free, volunteer, community and mobile clinics. ACHCHP community health workers provide access to dental, optometry, specialized medical care, mental health, substance abuse treatment, food, shelters, legal and social services referrals, and case management services.
Se habla español
Se habla español, y ofrecemos servicios de salud gratis para jornaleros indocumentados en tres centros de jornaleros, en Hayward, Fruitvale (Oakland) y Berkeley. Favor de llamarnos a (510) 532-1930, lunes a viernes, 9-5.
Our mission is to treat homeless persons with respect and kindness, providing them with the best quality health care possible, and provide access to comprehensive medical and social services, partnering with community resources in our common struggle to improve health and end inequality and homelessness.