WellSpace Health at Martin Luther
King Jr. Village
As a Federally Qualified Health Center satellite medical clinic to the J Street Community Health Center, WellSpace Health at Martin Luther King Jr. Village clinic provides onsite Primary Care and Behavioral Health to residents of this permanent supportive housing program. 50 of the 80 cottages are designated to residents who receive services from WellSpace Health’s site-based Supportive Services Team.; Many of these clients come via the “T3” program. T3 (Triage-Transport-Treat) offers wrap-around community services for persons who are multiple users of Emergency Departments for non-urgent care and deserve a supportive team capable of connecting them to a healthcare home and social services.
In this way, WellSpace Health is the ‘relief valve’ to our community’s over-crowded ER’s. By transferring some patients into the appropriate care of WellSpace Health we are able to cut down on Emergency Room waiting times while assessing and treating patients’ health, mental health, and/or addiction problems. This method has been shown to reduce participant’s ER visit rate by 65% thereby driving down costs to hospitals and the community, while providing treatment for core issues.
Services are available to all MLK ‘villagers.’
For more information on this program, please call Amber Salazar at 916-313-8485.