Care that Comes to You
FOR PEOPLE EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS OR LOW INCOMES
Health care can be hard to get to if you are homeless, don’t have stable housing, or don’t have money. Families First offers easy-to-access health care at several places in the Seacoast. We bring medical and social work services to convenient places like shelters, soup kitchens and public housing. To find out when the clinics will be near you, call (603) 766-9220 or click the button below.
Some of our mobile health clinics are not being held right now because of COVID-19. See our calendar for the latest info. Also, we offer phone and video visits. Please call (603) 766-9220 if you have health care questions or need medication refills.
Who Can Come to These Clinics?
Our doors are open for people in situations such as living in a shelter, rooming house or winter rental,couch surfing (staying with family or friends), camping, living outdoors, living in a car, doing seasonal work, living at Margeson Apartments in Portsmouth, or using the St. Vincent DePaul Community Assistance Center in Exeter
Easy to Use, Easy to Afford
No appointments needed. Simply check out our schedule and come on by!
If you have insurance, we’ll take it: Medicaid (NH and Maine), Medicare and most other insurance plans.
If you are uninsured, no problem! We’ll help you get insurance if possible. If not, charges are based on your ability to pay.
Because this service is part of Families First Health Center, all patients get:
- 24/7 access to a nurse on call for medical advice
- continuous care through a single electronic health record
- access to many other health and family services at Families First
Services Provided at the Mobile Clinics
- Preventive health screenings
- Sick visits
- Chronic disease management
- Referrals to dental care
- Access to medications
- Substance misuse and mental health counseling
- Family support
- Referrals to specialty care
- Labs and diagnostic testing
- Help applying for housing, food stamps, WIC, TANF, disability benefits, Medicare, Medicaid, other health insurance, veterans benefits and more
See below for site listings by location and day. Note that some clinics are not being held due to the Covid-19 pandemic. An updated schedule is here and also at (603) 766-9220.
Schedule by Location
Schedule by Day
- Cross Roads House, 600 Lafayette Road, Thursdays, 8:30-11 a.m.
- St. John’s Episcopal Church, 101 Chapel Street: Thursdays, 11:30 a.m-1:30 p.m.
- Community Action Partnership, 577 Central Avenue: Wednesdays, 3-5 p.m.
- The clinic at the St. Vincent de Paul Society is cancelled for Wednesday, March 24.
- Salvation Army, 10 Olde Farm Lane: Wednesdays, 12 – 2 p.m.
No clinics on Mondays, but telehealth and in-person visits are offered through Families First or Goodwin Community Health. Please call 603-766-9220 (option 3) to schedule.
No clinics on Tuesdays, but telehealth and in-person visits are offered through Families First or Goodwin Community Health. Please call 603-766-9220 (option 3) to schedule.
- 12-2 p.m. Salvation Army, 10 Olde Farm Lane, Rochester
- 12-2 p.m. St. Vincent dePaul, 53 Lincoln St., Exeter
- 3-5 p.m. Community Action Partnership, 577 Central Avenue, Dover.
- 8:30-11 a.m. Cross Roads House, 600 Lafayette Rd., Portsmouth
- 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. St. John’s Church, 101 Chapel St., Portsmouth
- 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Southeastern NH Services, Dover
If there are no clinics on Fridays, telehealth and in-person visits are offered through Families First or Goodwin Community Health. Please call 603-766-9220 (option 3) to schedule.