Homeless Patient-Aligned Care Team

Program Description

VA’s Homeless Patient Aligned Care Teams (H-PACTs) Program provides a coordinated "medical home" specifically tailored to the needs of homeless Veterans that integrates clinical care with delivery of social services with enhanced access and community coordination. Implementation of this model is expected to address many of the health disparity and equity issues facing this population and result in reduced emergency department use and hospitalizations, improved chronic disease management, improved "housing readiness" with fewer Veterans returning to homelessness once housed.

Services

  • The Homeless Outpatient Clinic is a Primary Care Patient-Aligned Care Team clinic that focuses on providing care for homeless, or soon to be homeless, Veterans. This Clinic is open-access and functions on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • If a Veteran is homeless, at imminent risk of becoming homeless, or in crisis, refer him or her to VA. Make the Call to 877-4AID-VET (877-424-3838) or chat online at va.gov/homeless. Trained, supportive professionals are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to connect Veterans with the care they need to get back on their feet.

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Contact Info

Homeless Patient-Aligned Care Team

877-424-3838
830 Chalkstone Ave
Providence, RI 02908

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