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Federally Qualified Health Centers - Healthcare for the Uninsured

Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser . Federally Qualified Health Centers - Healthcare for the Uninsured Did you know that Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) can provide free or low-cost care to people without health insurance? FQHCs offer primary care services through community health centers, public housing centers, and outpatient health programs. Patients can pay what they can afford, based on their income.  FQHCs can provide: checkups when patients are well treatment when patients are sick prenatal care and services immunizations and checkups for children

SAMHSA SOAR TA Center Releases 2013 National Outcomes

March 27, 2014 2013 National SOAR Outcomes Released Hello! The SAMHSA SOAR TA Center is delighted to release the outcomes of SSI/SSDI applications submitted using the SOAR process from 2006 through June 30, 2013. Since SOAR began, more than 19,000 people who were experiencing or at-risk for homelessness have been approved for SSI/SSDI upon initial application through the SOAR approach. An additional 3,000 persons, whose applications were denied initially, were approved on reconsideration or appeal. Taken together, since 2006, the SOAR approach is responsible for assisting 22,100 persons who were experiencing or at risk of homelessness to access Social Security disability benefits. Click here to see the full Outcomes report. There are SOAR practitioners in all 50 states and we see growing energy and commitment to expand SOAR to new communities and populations.  We just recently received 18 applications from CoCs across the country a