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Healing for the Homeless

Providence House of Charity in Spokane offers medical care—and much more—to the area’s most vulnerable. The Providence clinic aims to help the community’s most vulnerable population by bringing health care to a location where the need is greatest ....
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Frontier Behavioral Health, Behavioral Response Unit

A person calls 9-1-1 believing they are experiencing a medical emergency. Dispatch contacts first responders. While on scene, the Spokane Fire Department (SFD) clears the patient medically, and ....
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Helping hundreds of homeless each day in downtown Olympia

Those who are homeless often struggle tremendously to find resources to basic necessities, such as food, shelter and health care ....
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About Providence Health & Services Washington

Providence Health & Services (PH&S) is a not-for-profit Catholic health care ministry committed to providing for the needs of the communities it serves – especially for those who are poor and vulnerable. The Washington region of Providence is composed of a comprehensive array of health services providers across seven service areas. Headquartered in Spokane, the region includes Spokane and Stevens counties, Walla Walla, Tri-Cities, Olympia, Centralia and Everett, Washington. The delivery system includes a full continuum of services including 11 hospitals, more than 2,000 employed providers in the Providence and Kadlec Medical Groups and more than 21,000 caregivers (all employees). Providence Health & Services is part of Providence St. Joseph Health, formed in 2016 by the joining of Providence Health & Services and St. Joseph Health.