Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department
Catholic Charities - Opportunity Center (Health Care for the Homeless)
740 E 17th St, Minneapolis, MN, 55404
Distance: 1383 Miles
Outpatient health clinic offering preventative, diagnostic (exam or test) and treatment services
Some clinics are certified as Health Care Homes, where primary care providers, families and patients work together to support wellness and improve health outcomes. The Minnesota Department of Health provides an online map of providers as well as an online directory that allows you to search for clinics or clinicians by name.
Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) provide free and low-cost clinics in underserved areas, typically inner-cities and rural areas. They are designed to serve people who have limited access to healthcare such as the uninsured and underinsured, immigrants, migrant workers and people who live in public housing or are homeless. These medical clinics are paid for by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
Federally Qualified Health centers provide:
* Checkups when you are well
* Treatment when you are sick
* Complete care when you are pregnant
* Immunizations and checkups for your children
* Dental care and prescription drugs for your family
* Mental health and substance abuse care if you need it
The Red Door Clinic is a walk-in clinic that provides diagnosis and treatment of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD).
* Testing for Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)
* Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Testing with same-day results
* Dermatology treatment for genital warts or molluscum contagiosum
* Vaccinations for Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B and Human Papillomavirus (HPV) for people at risk
* Safer sex information and birth control for women up to age 30
* Ryan White Services for the uninsured
* Pregnancy prevention services
* Care Access and Prevention Services - Sexual health program for newly diagnosed HIV positive persons and those at high risk for HIV
* Health Interventions for Men - Gay and bisexual men's health services
* Needle exchange
Many of the clinic staff speak Spanish and can provide free interpreter services. For all other languages, telephone interpretation is provided free of charge. Appointments are made for visits that require a American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter. To set an appointment for a visit requiring an ASL interpreter, please call the clinic at (612) 348-4729 TTY one week prior to the date that you would like to be seen.
Licenses and Certifications
- Federally Qualified Health Center
- Sliding fee scale
Any homeless adult or child living in situations such as:
* Outside or on the street,
* In shelter or transitional housing,
* With friends or relatives ("doubled-up" or "couch hopping") or
* Currently housed but was homeless within the last year
Red Door - 12 years of age and older
If you know a homeless individual who needs medical care:
Have the person call (612) 543-5555 or
direct the person to a Health Care for the Homeless clinic site.
Appointments aren't required, but it is recommended to call to confirm the clinic is open. You can call the individual clinic or the main phone number: (612) 543-5555.
Red Door: Accept walk-in visits, appointments are available daily
Appointment needed for pregnancy prevention services and Ryan White Early Intervention services
Health Care for the Homeless accepts most insurances and provides sliding fee scales for low-income or uninsured individuals. Clinic services will not be denied based on inability to pay.
Red Door: This is not a free clinic but service is not dependent on the ability to pay.
Accepts all forms of health insurance. If you do not have insurance, or choose not to use your insurance, you will be asked to pay something at the time of your visit.
Accept cash, checks, Visa and MasterCard.
- Catholic Charities Higher Ground (Health Care for the Homeless) 165 Glenwood Ave, Minneapolis, MN, 55405
- Hennepin County Public Health Clinic (Health Care for the Homeless) 525 Portland Ave, Minneapolis, MN, 55415
- People Serving People (Health Care for the Homeless) 614 S 3rd St, Minneapolis, MN, 55415
- Red Door Sexual Health Clinic 525 Portland Ave, Health Services Building, Fl 4, Minneapolis, MN, 55415
- Salvation Army Harbor Light Center 1010 Currie Ave, Minneapolis, MN, 55403
- Simpson Housing Services (Health Care for the Homeless) 2740 1st Ave S, Minneapolis, MN, 55408
- St. Stephen's Human Services (Health Care for the Homeless) 2211 Clinton Ave, Minneapolis, MN, 55404
- YouthLink (Health Care for the Homeless) 41 N 12th St, Minneapolis, MN, 55403
Other Services or resources
This provider does not offer other services or resources at this location.
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LN-1500Community Clinics Definition
Consumer-based, community-controlled, nonprofit outpatient facilities that provide basic health care including physical examinations, immunizations, family planning, nutrition assistance and diagnosis and treatment of common ailments for low income people, people who are homeless or uninsured/underinsured or other medically underserved populations that are geographically, economically and culturally challenged. Services are generally provided on an ability-to-pay basis. In the U.S., most community clinics are part of the network of Federally Qualified Health Centers, and many are known as "free clinics".
LV-1600.2400General Dentistry Definition
Programs that provide primary oral health care for patients of all ages. General dentists are responsible for the diagnosis, treatment, management and overall coordination of specialized services related to the patient's oral health needs. Services generally include an oral health history, preventive dental cleanings, dental radiographs, oral cancer screening, an examination of the teeth to detect tooth decay or other problems, a periodontal examination to detect gum disease, dental restorations (e.g., fillings, crowns and implants), cosmetic dentistry, and other procedures such as fluoride treatment.
LV-2600Family and Community Medicine Definition
Programs that are staffed by specialists in the field of medicine that is concerned with the total health of the individual within the home environment and in the community. Practitioners of family and community medicine provide comprehensive medical care including preventive services with particular emphasis on the family unit, in which the physician's continuing responsibility for health care is not limited by the patient's age or gender, nor by a particular organ system or disease entity.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.