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Harm reduction
Homeless programs
STD/HIV clinics

 
Community Health Care Van
Program name: Community Health Care Van 
Population served: Persons with HIV/AIDS, active drug users and those with a history of drug use, the homeless, uninsured individuals, and those with mental health issues
Eligibility: All who seek care
Region served: New Haven area in Connecticut
Funding: Grants
Program started: 1993
Number of clients: 150-250 weekly
Contact: Mary Walton, Clinical Director
Community Health Care Van
135 College Street, Suite 323
New Haven, CT 06510
Phone ( 203) 314-9170
Fax: (203) 737-4051
Email: mary.walton@yale.edu
Website: None
Description:

The Community Health Care Van is available Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. All services are free and confidential.
Services include:

  1. Primary care including HIV care
  2. Crisis stabilization
  3. Linkage to health care/social services
  4. Opiate detox/treatment with buprenorphine
  5. Drug treatment case management
  6. Substance abuse and mental health counseling
  7. Non-opiate drug treatment placement
  8. Hepatitis B and C screening
  9. Hepatitis A and B vaccination (using rapid 3-week schedule) for specified populations
  10. HIV testing and counseling
  11. Free condoms, safer sex education, and safe injection practice education
  12. Bi-weekly program for prophylactic TB medication
  13. Initiation of psychotropic medication
  14. HIV case management
  15. HIV medication adherence program

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