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The Health Care for the Homeless Network (HCHN) provides health care services for people experiencing homelessness in King County and provides leadership to help change the conditions that deprive our neighbors of home and health.

HCHN highlights

2015 Annual Report
This past year demanded a renewed call to action. HCHN joined community-wide efforts in response to the local State of Emergency on homelessness. We leveraged our experience and secured more health care resources for the city and county. This annual report highlights our key accomplishments and the opportunities ahead to improve our community's health.


Homelessness inevitably causes serious health problems. Illnesses that are closely associated with poverty - tuberculosis, AIDS, malnutrition, severe dental problems - devastate the homeless population. Health problems that exist quietly at other income levels - alcoholism, mental illnesses, diabetes, hypertension, physical disabilities - are prominent on the streets. Human beings without shelter fall prey to parasites, frostbite, infections and violence.

~ National Health Care for the Homeless Council