Unity Care NW - Ferndale - Ferndale Community Health Center
6060 Portal Way
Ferndale WA, 98248
Contact Phone:(360) 676-6177
Clinic Details:Unity Care NW is a local, non-profit health care provider that is part of a national network of community health centers. Also known as a Federally Qualified Health Center, we work to improve access to health care for everyone, regardless of insurance status or ability to pay. Created by a coalition of community leaders, health professionals, volunteers, faith-based organizations, and concerned citizens, Unity Care NW has been providing high-quality health care services for over 30 years. The nation’s community health center movement began during the War on Poverty. For over 50 years, community health centers have provided integrated health care to underserved populations, reduced barriers to health care, and offered high-quality care at lower costs, saving billions of dollars for taxpayers.
Details: Visions is a unique in-patient treatment facility for female youth ages 14 to 17. We are a state licensed, Level II facility accredited by The Joint Commission, located in Bellingham. We provide six to nine months of mental health and chemical dependency treatment for our clients. We treat each resident holistically, teaching important life skills, healthy choices, effective communication, and fostering discovery of new hobbies and fun recreational activities. We work in collaboration with medical and dental staff, nutritionists and health educators to ensure that clients receive a “whole person” intervention while at Visions. We focus on cultural diversity, and use multidisciplinary practices to develop and maintain personalized treatment goals for each client. Our primary goal is to make a positive difference in the lives of young people.
Details: Sea Mar Community Health Centers, founded in 1978, is a community-based organization committed to providing quality, comprehensive health, human, housing, educational and cultural services to diverse communities, specializing in service to Latinos in Washington state. Sea Mar proudly serves all persons without regard to race, ethnicity, immigration status, gender, or sexual orientation, and regardless of ability to pay for services. Sea Mar's network of services includes more than 90 medical, dental, and behavioral health clinics and a wide variety of nutritional, social, and educational services.
Details: Sea Mar’s Healthcare for the Homeless program works to ensure individuals who are experiencing homelessness, including migrant and seasonal farmworkers, have access to quality health care. This includes primary health care services such as medical, preventive health and dental, substance abuse treatment and counseling, and mental health services. Bilingual staff are available to reduce barriers to care by providing additional case management services, including assistance with entitlement applications, translations, housing, employment, and job-training referrals. Clients also may be eligible at times for bus, shower and food vouchers.
Details: The Unity Care NW mobile dental program provides routine dental care at elementary and middle schools, Head Start programs, and daycare centers throughout Whatcom County. Mobile Dental Program staff provide exams, cleanings, fluoride treatments, sealants, and oral hygiene instruction.