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Recuperative Care

After discharge from hospitals, individuals experiencing homelessness often still need medical support and stability for their healing journey. National Health Foundation’s recuperative care centers provide quality care to our neighbors experiencing homelessness, recognizing everyone is worthy of a dignified experience that centers their voice in their path to health and home.

Full Time Nursing Staff

We offer 24/7 bilingual nurse coverage providing trauma-informed, compassionate care. From exercise classes to communal activities, we aim to boost our guest’s physical and mental wellness.

Full Time Social Services Team

Our outstanding social service team goes above and beyond to connect guests with benefits and help them find permanent housing. Each guest is assigned a dedicated case manager.

Health Plan partnerships (Anthem, BlueShield Promise, LA Care)

We partner with some of the largest health plans, making access to quality care easy and trustworthy.

24-hour referrals for Twice Weekly, on-site medical clinic

Guests can access non-emergency, routine, or preventative care at our onsite medical clinic.

Weekly dental clinic

We offer free dental care onsite for our guests.

Mental health specialists

Our mental health specialists provide guests with individualized care and treatment options to break the cycle of homelessness.

Substance abuse specialists

Substance abuse specialists work directly with guests to develop a plan for recovery in a harm-reduction environment.

Housing assistance

Our dedicated housing placement team has an exceptional track record helping guests find permanent housing. Each year, our team transitions 59% of our guests to stable housing or reunites them with family.

Harm Reduction, Low-barrier facility

We treat those who use drugs with dignity and respect, meeting them where they are and reinforcing positive change by reducing the stigma associated with recreational or problematic drug use.

Pharmacy prescription delivery

Guest medications and prescriptions conveniently delivered straight to our facility.

Providing transportation from hospital

Just let us know when the patient is ready to discharge, and we will send transportation to come get them.

Regular AA meetings

Every AA meeting is hosted right at our Pico site for both the guests and the outside community.

Public benefits assistance

Our knowledgeable social work team will get guests signed up for any benefits that the guest might be eligible for.

Medication Management

Our nursing team uses a tiered program and database tracking to assist and educate patients at making sure they take their medication on schedule and as prescribed.

24 Hour Staffing

Our facility is staffed 24 hours a day/7 days a week so that patients can always be helped with anything they may need.

Discharge Summaries provided for every guest

A detailed report of all the services provided for the guest is sent to you after every discharge.

Monthly utilization reports

A report of your use of utilization of recuperative care services and money saved is sent to you on a monthly basis.

Account Manager for service needs

Having specific questions or issues you need dealt with? Contact our full-time Account Manager and they will gladly help you.

ADA Facility

Our facility is ADA friendly inside and out. Entrances, rooms, hallways are large, accessible and easy to navigate.

Community Garden

Guests can help maintain and access fresh fruits and vegetables from our community garden.

Our Impact

100
children and their families participated in South Los Angeles Park Pride Day planned and convened by NHF youth leaders
80
city and regional planners attended a presentation about NHF’s youth-led park assessment recommendations at the Healthy, Equitable Land Use Network conference
$ 22 Million
per year in funding will be made available to eliminate park inequities in park-poor, low income neighborhoods as a result of Park Equity Alliance efforts

Contact

For more information about National Health Foundation’s work in park access, please contact:

Nicholas Correnti
(323) 397-9382 Ncorrenti@Nhfca.Org Intake: 888-NHF-BEDS Or (888-643-2337)