Barbara McInnis House, BHCHP
Jean Yawkey Place
780 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02118
Telephone: 857-654-1760 - Fax: 857-654-1112
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This is a short-term medical respite program for seriously ill homeless men and women those individuals who are too sick for a shelter but not sick enough for a hospital. The program provides short-term medical and recuperative services that include dermatology, optometry, HIV related services, dental, and behavioral health testing.

Requires a referral from a social worker, an agency case manager or clinician who has appropriate medical information, or a DOC nurse, or some other medically-knowledgeable professional.

Requirements / Restrictions:

Must have a referral from a hospital, shelter, clinic, social worker, or other health care service provider. Patients cannot self-refer for admission.

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(Categories for this entry: Physical and Mental Health, Shelters)

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