Mission: Hunter health clinic, inc (the center) operates healthcare centers located in wichita, ks. The center provides a broad range of health services to a largely medically underserved population. The u. S. Department of health and human services (dhhs) and indian health services (ihs) provide substantial support to the center. The center is obligated under the terms of the grants to comply with specified conditions and program requirements set for the grantor.
Programs: Community health center/health care for the homeless - hunter health is a community health center that provides a broad range of health services to a largely medically underserved population including a significant number of the homeless population. These services included comprehensive primary care such as medical, dental, behavioral health, substance abuse, dietician, medication assistance, health education and other services that facilitate access to care, such as translation and transportation. Most of the patients had no public or private insurance and many require interpretation services. The patient population at hunter health clinic is diverse, 41% caucasian, 28% hispanic/latino, 19% african american, and 12% native american.
urban indian health programs - the organization receives funding from indian health services under title v of the indian health care improvement act, pl 64-437 as amended. Hunter health provides primary health care services, dental services, substance abuse, behavioral health services, immunizations, health promotion, dietician and disease prevention services and other services aimed at increasing the access of american indian/alaska native individuals and families to needed health care services.
hunter health receives funding from the kansas department of health and environment (kdhe) for a community based primary care (cbpc) program which provides grant funds intended to make primary medical and dental care, prescription drugs, and preventive health care services accessible and affordable to underserved kansas residents, including uninsured individuals and those enrolled in public insurance programs that are operated by the state of kansas and/or federal government with eligibility based on income.
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Hunter Health Clinic has been in the Wichita Community for over 36 years. We have been serving the Wichita community by providing Medical, Dental, Alcohol Substance Abuse, free HIV testing and service for the Homeless population. I can say the employees are Mission driven and they seek to help every patient that comes in the door. Patients are respected and are met wherever they are financially or emotionally. Hunter Health Clinic is a great organization and will benefit tremendously from anyone who is interested in donating to their cause.