Note: This interview was completedprior to the pandemic declaration. Cars rushby above on the Van Wyck Expressway and Jackie Robinson Parkway. A few streetsaway,
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Homelessness and health care are unequivocally linked. Only treating one allows the other to fester, perpetuating and individual’s cycle of homelessness. Care For the Homeless providers and staff understand the importance of this intersection. Thus, they work to address the whole person.
That is, who they are, what their background is, what their current situation is and their medical needs. This health care model highlights the many nuances and complexities homelessness presents and breaks down the prejudices stacked against it.
The State of Health Care in the Homeless Population
People experiencing homelessness suffer disproportionately from poor health. The facts on the page linked below illustrate the complex status of health care within the homeless population.
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Peer outreach specialists are core components of Care For the Homeless’ (CFH) health care delivery practices. Specifically, they ensure that potential
On June 20th, 2019, Douglas W. took the stage at Care For the Homeless’ (CFH) 6th Annual Summer Solstice of Success Celebration. He was being honored with
What Does Success Look Like?CFH's 6th Annual Summer Solstice Success Celebration"‘Formerly homeless.’ Those last two words, so simple, so sweet. When I