The scope of health care provided to the community is as diverse as Washtenaw County itself. Physicians, nurses, public health practioners, dentists, social workers and students from the health professions are working with young and old, the homeless, young athletes, teens, the mentally ill and international residents, all with the objective of building healthier lives.
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Alcohol Management Program
The Alcohol Management Program is a brief, confidential health education program that helps you cut back on your drinking or quit altogether. You decide which approach is right for you.
Phone: (734) 998-2017
The Cancer AnswerLine is a toll-free number staffed by experienced cancer nurses who provide information on cancer issues, including prevention, risk reduction, warning signs, detection methods, treatment options, clinical trials, support services, provider referrals and appointment scheduling. This service is offered by the U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Cancer Center Speakers' Bureau
Experts from the U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center are available to speak on a broad range of cancer prevention, treatment and research topics.
Community-Based Public Health (CBPH)
The School of Public Health provides a wide range of projects and activities that promote change beneficial to communities through public health education, students through community service learning and the field of public health through community engaged coursework and interventions.
Phone: (734) 764-5425
Community Dental Center
Quality dental care is offered at this Ann Arbor clinic to people limited by finances, physical conditions or other factors. The Center is a non-profit program jointly sponsored by the City of Ann Arbor and the University. Medicaid is accepted, and financial assistance is available for people with low to moderate incomes.
Phone: (734) 998-9640
Corner Health Center
Prenatal care, general medical and pediatric care, contraception and crisis intervention are provided, in part, by the Department of Family Medicine at the Corner Health Center in Ypsilanti. The Center is an independent, non-profit health and education facility that serves patients 12 to 21 years of age and their children.
Phone: (734) 484-3600
U-M Department of Family Medicine physicians, under the guidance of the Clinic's Director, Daniel D. Heffernan, M.D., provide medical care and education to those served by Ann Arbor's Hope Clinic. Dental, food bank, and laundry services are also available.
Japanese Family Health Program
The Japanese Family Health Program provides comprehensive health care services to Japanese-speaking patients in the Ann Arbor - Detroit area. Through this program, a network of specialists and sub-specialists familiar with the Japanese language and culture focus on the delivery of primary care services, including child birth and family planning; general and preventive care of newborns, children, and adolescents, men, and women; the Employee and Family Health Program; mental health; and minor surgery.
Phone: (734) 647-6523
Mended Hearts, Inc.
Volunteers from Mended Hearts, Inc. support people with heart ailments and their families. Volunteers make hospital visits and provide education to patients and their families. Mended Hearts is a local chapter of a national non-profit organization; it is endorsed by the U-M Health System's Heart Care Program.
M-Healthy - Health & Well Being Services
We offer wellness and health risk reduction services for U-M faculty& staff, dependents, and retirees, as well as for the general public and Michigan businesses. Educational materials, health and fitness screenings and alcohol management are among the offerings.
Michigan Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
The Community Outreach Education Program of the Center plans, implements, and evaluates community outreach educational programs on Alzheimer's disease. The program's work is tailored to meet the needs of targeted communities.
Migrant Health Care Clinic
Migrant workers receive primary and urgent medical care services on the DuRussel Potato Farm in Manchester. Medical residents and faculty from the Department of Family Medicine volunteer their services, providing urgent and well child care, gynecology and prenatal services, and acute, chronic, and preventive care to adults. p>
Phone: (734) 998-7120 x 340
Email: prodgers@um ich.edu
Members of the Department of Family Medicine provide consultation and patient care to men and women seeking the services of Planned Parenthood in Ann Arbor. Services include birth control, vasectomies, AIDS testing and checkups for sexually transmitted diseases. Individuals interested in volunteering for this program are encouraged to contact Planned Parenthood.
Phone: (734) 973-0155 in Ann Arbor, or (734) 485-0144 in Ypsilanti
Trail's Edge Camp for Ventilator Dependent Children
Medically fragile children requiring ventilator support may attend Trail's Edge Camp, a summer camp staffed by volunteers and funded through grants and donations allowing children to attend for free. Along with providing a summer camp experience for youngsters, families are given six days of respite.
Phone: (734) 763-2420
Volunteers from the U-M Health System deliver meals to the homebound, offer counseling to senior citizens about housing, provide information about nutrition to the community, assist visitors in the gift shop and visit hospital patients. Volunteers provide services which help bridge the gap between hospital and home.
Phone: (734) 936-8307
U-M Memory Connection
The U-M Memory Connection is designed to be a one-stop resource to learn about and connect to U-M memory loss and dementia services. The goal is to help individuals and families affected by memory and/or thinking changes to learn about services in an easy, non-stressful way, Paulson says.
Calls will be answered by a trained professional who understands conditions such as mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer’s disease, Lewy Body disease,frontotemporal dementia, and vascular dementia. The line is answered Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the goal of providing service within the next business day or sooner.
Phone: (734) 936-8803
Women's Health Resource Center
Women's health information, including free videos, pamphlets and books, is available from the center. The center also offers speakers for community events and community education programs.
Phone: (734) 936-8886