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Program Description

  Healthcare for the Homeless

Healthcare for the Homeless provides medical and dental services to individuals experiencing homelessness in emergency shelters, street outreach, and transitional housing. Medical services are also provided to individuals and families served in permanent supportive housing programs. Healthcare for the Homeless is committed to reducing the health disparities for people experiencing homelessness by providing low barrier access to services and reducing re-admissions to hospitals.

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Program Contacts

Contact Amanda Harris of the HHS - Services to End and Prevent Homelessness at 240.777.1179 or Deborah Lambert of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2794 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.

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Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY18Actual FY19Estimated FY20Target FY21Target FY22
Number of individuals receiving primary care services through Healthcare 4 the Homeless (Mobile Med) 1N/A72788592
Number of hospital transfers from year-round shelters (based on 911 emergency calls) 2N/A372365
1  This measure tracks new patients served.
2  89% of calls in FY19 resulted in transport to hospital.
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Program Budget Changes

FY21 Recommended ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY20 Approved11039764.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.205480.00
FY21 Recommended11245244.00