Health Care for the Homeless Program

Bellingham Health Care for the Homeless
4455 Cordata Parkway
Bellingham, WA 98226
Phone: 360.788.7155
Fax: 360.671.0000

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Program Manager:
Colleen Pacheco
colleenpacheco@seamarchc.org
Phone: 360.542.8898

Closest Hospital:
St. Joseph Hospital
Phone: 360.734.5400

Mt Vernon Health Care for the Homeless
1010 E College Way
Mt Vernon, WA 98273
Phone: 360.788.7155
Fax: 360.671.0000

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Program Manager:
Colleen Pacheco
colleenpacheco@seamarchc.org
Phone: 360.542.8898

Closest Hospital:
Skagit Valley Hospital
Phone: 360.424.4111
Health Care for the Homeless Program
Sea Mar’s Healthcare for the Homeless program works to ensure individuals who are experiencing homelessness, including migrant and seasonal farmworkers, have access to quality health care. This includes primary health care services such as medical, preventive health and dental, substance abuse treatment and counseling, and mental health services. Bilingual staff are available to reduce barriers to care by providing additional case management services, including assistance with entitlement applications, translations, housing, employment, and job-training referrals. Clients also may be eligible at times for bus, shower and food vouchers.

The following Healthcare for the Homeless services are available in Bellingham and Mt. Vernon:

•   Medical and dental services.
•   Prescription assistance: medical prescription assistance to low-income clients/patients, or those who have no income or insurance to cover the prescriptions.
•   Bus and shower passes: For homeless clients and medical/dental patients who need help attending appointments.
•   Food Vouchers: for clients who meet eligibility criteria.
•   Community Voice Mail
•   Shelter Outreach Services: medical and case-management services for local shelters.
•   Migrant Outreach Services: medical and health outreach and assistance for migrant populations during summer months.
•   Case Management: services for homeless families, including financial eligibility/entitlement assistance, assistance with translating documents, i.e., job applications, mail, DSHS paperwork, school enrollment paperwork.
•   Referrals for other Sea Mar services: health education, substance abuse, mental health, nutritional programs, maternity-support services, and seasonal childcare.
•   Referrals to community agencies for assistance with food, clothing and household items and other services.

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