Benefits and Entitlements: Housing
Health Education Groups
Referral to Ophthalmologist
Transportation for those who qualify
Primary Care Services
Betances offers a full range of medical, specialty, com- plementary, and social services to over 6,000 patients annually. Primary and specialty medical services provid- ed on-site include:
Adult & Pediatric Care
Women’s Health Care
HIV/AIDS Care & Counseling
HCV Screening & Treatment
Discount 340B Pharmacy Services
Founded in 1970 as a grassroots mobile health unit bringing urgently needed medical services to the Lower East Side’s medically indigent and homeless. Today, Betances has emerged as a leader in community based primary care, serving over 6,000 patients each year in a 12,000 sq ft facility.
Betances promotes quality healthcare as a basic right for all, regardless of the ability to pay.
This health center receives HHS funding and has Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.
For more information, see http://www.bphc.hrsa.gov/ftca