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KRFDC

Mobile Clinic/Healthcare for the Homeless

Providing a full range of preventive and primary health care services.

Since 2005, KRFDC has been providing a wide array of health care and related services to Estill and Powell counties through the Healthcare for the Homeless Program, which takes medical care out of the traditional hospital-based setting and brings it to a population in need of health services.

Outreach and primary care services are provided within a 40-foot mobile health clinic that sits adjacent to the Estill County Outreach Office.

Services include exams, immunizations, medications, and referrals.

The program utilizes a sliding fee scale and assists patients with payment plans. The clinic also accepts Medicare and Medicaid and most private insurances. The program will see patients without regard to ability to pay. Dental services may be provided to patients in need depending upon funding availability.

The location in Estill County is a licensed Oupatient Substance Abuse Program and employs a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) to provide outpatient substance abuse counseling. Transportation may be provided to patients who need assistance.

Eligibility Requirements
* Persons or families must be homeless (living on streets, in cars, staying with friends or other family members or living in substandard housing). An individual is considered homeless if he/she is without permanent housing (living on streets, in cars, staying with friends or other family members or living in substandard housing). Individuals and households may also qualify if they are spending more than half of their income toward rent and utilities.
* Must participate in case management program.

2011 Annual Report
Patient Survey Results

The Mobile Health Clinic / Healthcare for the Homeless Program is primarily funded through a grant provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/HRSA Bureau of Primary Care.