NCH’s community nurses are available for community members who need assistance with chronic disease management, health education, understanding discharge plans and to provide referrals.
Mobile Dental Clinic
Provides preventive and restorative oral health services to individuals and families who are without dental insurance and who live at less than 200 percent of the federal poverty level.
WINGS at NCH
With Women in Need Growing Stronger, NCH provides counseling, education and referrals to patients, staff and community members affected by domestic violence. In 2016, 400 clients received services.
Cancer Patient Assistance Fund
In 2016, 35 struggling cancer patients received $29,000 in emergency grants to cover basic living expenses so they could focus on their treatment and recovery.
Covers cost of diagnostic mammograms and follow-up procedures for 100 uninsured women annually—and detected cancer in several of them.
Behavioral Health Navigator
Provides bedside care in NCH’s Behavioral Health Unit and support services in the community for uninsured and under-resourced community members.
Community Health Worker
Provides culturally sensitive education, support and linkages to services for Spanish speaking community members.
Charitable Prescription Program
Provides under-resourced and homeless individuals with free prescriptions needed to address health conditions and maintain their health status.