About our services

Neighborcare Health is the largest provider of primary medical care for people experiencing homelessness in Seattle. In our pursuit of 100% access to health care for everyone in our community, we offer alternative models of care for those who have recently experienced or are experiencing homelessness.

Many of these patients have a deep mistrust or fear often rooted in trauma, and multiple barriers to care. We provide quality, patient-centered health care often “on their terms and their turf” to improve their health and relieve suffering. We use methods that are essential to caring for high-need, high-risk patients, including relationship-based and trauma-informed care, and harm reduction. We also provide health care services to people living in low-income housing (not necessarily previously homeless), to ensure they can stay healthy, stable and housed.

Neighborcare Health at Ballard

This clinic serves adults currently experiencing homelessness or those living in permanent supportive housing, with primary medical care and behavioral health services, including medication assisted treatment for opioid use.

Housing Health Outreach Team (HHOT)

This team, led by nurses who work in partnership with primary medical providers, behavioral health specialists, and a chemical dependency counselor, offers medical and behavioral health services to residents in permanent supportive housing.

Street outreach

Neighborcare Health nurses partner with Evergreen Treatment Services’ REACH program to connect with clients wherever they are—under overpasses, in encampments, on the streets—to provide nursing support and links to health care. This team also provides low-barrier medication assisted treatment for opioid use to REACH program participants at the REACH offices in downtown Seattle.

Neighborcare Health Youth Clinic

This clinic serves young people ages 12-26, who have experienced unstable housing and/or homelessness within the past year.

Neighborcare Health’s homeless programs are part of the King County Health Care for the Homeless Network.

Community-based nursing and community health workers

Neighborcare Health nurses and staff members provide support for people where they live in independent low-income public housing managed by the Seattle Housing Authority.

Meet the care team