Health Care Access

Location

1118 5th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101
United States

2024 Third Ave.
Seattle, WA 98121
United States

Hours

Sunday Closed Monday 9:00 am-5:00 pm Tuesday 9:00 am-5:00 pm Wednesday 9:00 am-5:00 pm Thursday 9:00 am-5:00 pm Friday 9:00 am-5:00 pm Saturday Closed

Contact

Program Referrals
Meets with individuals and families in emergency shelters and day centers throughout Seattle to provide support and education on how to access health services and navigate systems of care. 

Health Care Access (HCA) goes to emergency shelters, homeless service day centers, and other locations throughout the Seattle area to support low-income individuals and families to ensure their access to health services and engagement in care.

Navigators provide help with:

  • Health insurance enrollment
  • Referrals to health clinics or other services
  • Problem-solving to help families access care
  • Basic health education
Eligibility & Enrollment

HCA is available for any individual who is unstably housed, experiencing homelessness, lives in emergency shelter, or uses day center services.

Services Offered

Health Access

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