Circle the City offers holistic integrated care for individuals experiencing homelessness, meeting the patient’s medical, social, emotional and spiritual needs.

Circle the City offers the only medical respite program for those experiencing homelessness in the state of Arizona and is a model for the country.

Circle the City offers the following health care services for the most vulnerable individuals in our community.

Medical Respite

Circle the City offers a recuperative medical respite model where individuals experiencing homelessness can recuperate and receive daily medical care and round the clock (24/7) nursing support. During the stay we provide integrative services to end their homelessness and connect them to support services in the community.

We care for individuals who are too vulnerable to be on the streets and gives them a safe place to heal and get back on their feet.

We offer an integrated care team, led by a primary care provider, a behavioral health consultant, a psychiatric consultant, and clinical support staff and enabling staff.

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Outpatient

Circle the City has two traditional fixed sites providing outpatient care to individuals.

We also have ten satellite healthcare sites embedded within other social service agencies. There we can provide health care for the most vulnerable people who are served at that site. See a list of Circle the City outpatient sites.

Circle the City’s Parsons Family Heath Center provides primary care and preventative healthcare for individuals and families experiencing homelessness. It is a state-of-the-art facility where patients can receive a range of primary health care services.

Outpatient services include:

  • Prenatal checkups
  • Well child visits
  • Immunizations
  • Behavioral health services
  • Substance abuse therapy
  • Health & wellness groups
  • Case management

We offer an integrated care team, led by a primary care provider, a behavioral health consultant, a psychiatric consultant, and clinical support staff and enabling staff.

Learn More or Schedule an appointment at the Parsons Center. Walk Ins are Welcome.

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Outreach

Circle the City also offers Mobile Medical Units with medical exam rooms. This allows us to bring health care services to more individuals who need it. Each moble medical unit has a medical provider and clinical support staff.

Neighborhood Outreach – Circle the City offers a medical provider, behavioral health consultant, nurse, and medical coordinator who visits neighborhoods in the most need.

Backpack Medicine – Circle the City also offers a team of medical staff to reach out to homeless in parks and encampments.

Learn more about Circle the City Mobile Medical Outreach.

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Integrated Care

Circle the City’s approach to primary healthcare encompasses behavioral health screening and intervention as a part of everyday, routine primary care. Each care team at Circle the City includes a Behavioral Health Consultant who, together with the Primary Care Provider, offer the following interventions to assist the patient in meeting their physical and behavioral health goals:

  • Behavioral Health Screenings
  • Assessments
  • Behavior change activation
  • Self-Management education

The Behavioral Health Consultant acts as an educator to the medical staff and patient alike and often assists the Primary Care Provider in making accurate diagnosis related to a patient’s behavioral health. This team-based approach to integrated primary care removes the stigma often associated with behavioral health care and increases engagement and care plan success of the patient.

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GET INVOLVED

Circle the City depends on community volunteers and donors to support the medical care needed by our Patients.