Housing and Urban Health Clinic
Address: 234 Eddy Street, 94102 Cross Street: Jones & Taylor Streets
Phone: 415-353-5095 Fax: 415-292-5048 Hours: Monday-Friday 8:45-4:30 (closed Thursdays from 12-4:30)
Directions to the clinic: 2 and ½ blocks from Powell Street BART stop (Market & Powell). Muni bus lines #31, 38 and all Market Street lines.
Fees: Sliding Scale, MediCal, Medicare, private insurance as of January 1, 2006. Family PACT, Cancer Control Program, Healthy Young Adults pending.
Medical Director: Dr. Josh Bamberger
To provide comprehensive medical and psychiatric care to residents of supportive housing in San Francisco.
Population served: Predominantly male (>70%) residents of supportive housing in the Tenderloin and surrounding areas with a high incidence of mental health diagnoses and substance abuse issues.
Number of clients: Projected, 8600/year
Established: 2004. Founded by: The Housing and Urban Health Program of the Department of Public Health.
To provide excellent medical and psychiatric care to the residents of supportive housing programs.
Provided: Primary medical and psychiatric care, substance abuse counseling and detox referral, HIV and STD screening and treatment, health education, GYN services, medication adherence, phlebotomy
Programs: Action Point (HIV medication adherence)
Eligibility: Patients must live in a participating supportive housing program to utilize clinic services. Please call the clinic to inquire whether your hotel is served by the HUH clinic.
Managed Care Clinic: No
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Italian, Korean. Other languages, interpreters available by phone.
Medical Staff Demographics: Clinic: 3 Physicians (1 Psychiatrist), 7 Nurse Practitioners, 2 Physician Assistants, 1 Registered Nurse; Action Point: 3 Registered Nurses and 1 Medical Social Worker
Homeless Services, Dept. Public Health
San Francisco Department of Human Services
Do NOT email the Community Health Network if you wish to inquire about ANY medical situation or problem. Instead, please call San Francisco General Hospital at 415-206-8000
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