Our mission is to provide caring and comprehensive health and integrated supportive services, linking people experiencing homelessness to individual and collective solutions, and to be a leader in implementing innovative service models and a catalyst for solutions to homelessness and uphold a commitment to diversity and equity.
To live in a world that is just and without homelessness.
Over 7,000 people experiencing homelessness received services from AHCH in 2018. That includes nearly 23,000 health center encounters and 10,000 contacts made through outreach services and drop-in/Recourse Center visits.
- 20% stay at shelters, 12% in an other locations (campers, cars, vans, jails, hospitals etc.), and 25% on the streets. The reminder are in unstable or transitional housing or unreported.
- 63% of the clients served were male, 37% were female, and children/youth made up 4% of those served.
- 48% identify as Hispanic. 47% identify as White, 9% as African American, 12% as Native American/American Indian, 1% Asian/Pacific Islanders and the remainder are unknown or unreported.
Disclaimer: This health center is a Health Center Program grantee 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).