Health Services

GLIDE HEALTH SERVICES (GHS) is a federally-Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and federally-designated Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) site that serves as a clinical training site for students preparing to enter healthcare professions. GHS was founded in 1997 as a partnership with Catholic Healthcare West, Saint Francis Memorial Hospital and the University of California San Francisco School of Nursing, and is a fully licensed nurse practitioner-managed clinic.

GLIDE Health Services provides:

• Primary Care
• Chronic Disease Management
• Urgent Care
• Nursing Case Management
• Smoking Cessation Services
• Diabetic Retinopathy Screening
• Health Promotion and Education
• Acupuncture
• Individual Therapy
• Crisis Intervention
• Psychiatric Treatment
• Substance Abuse Services
• HIV Testing
• Risk Reduction Counseling

Clinic Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Phone: 415.674.6140

Primary Care Clinic Appointments
Monday – Thursday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Friday: 8:30am – 12:30pm

Primary Care Drop-In
:
Monday: Morning drop-in starts at 8:30am and runs until capacity is reached. Afternoon drop-in starts at 12:30pm and runs until capacity is reached.
Tuesday: Morning drop-in starts at 8:30am and runs until capacity is reached.
Wednesday: Morning drop-in starts at 8:30am and runs until capacity is reached. Afternoon drop-in starts at 12:30pm and runs until capacity is reached.
Thursday: Afternoon drop-in starts at 12:30pm and runs until capacity is reached.

TB Test Placement:
Tuesday: 9:30am – 11:00am and 1:30pm – 3:00pm
Wednesday: 9:30am – 11:00am and 1:30pm – 3:00pm
TB
Test Reading
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Thursday: 9:30am – 11:00am and 1:30pm – 3:00pm
Friday: Tuesday: 9:30am – 11:00am

GLIDE Health Services patients are predominantly homeless or low income, racially diverse and a population that has great health disparities, and who would otherwise go without health care.  The majority of our patients are uninsured or have government issued insurances, such as Medicare and Medi-Cal. The Clinic providers work closely with patients to develop a care plan that suits their healthcare needs, capabilities and resources. Where possible, we attempt to address those needs within the GHS range of services, which is often the preference of our clients.

GHS offers a broad range of wellness, disease prevention, behavioral health and complementary care services; we often find that our clients have issues of a psycho-social or practical nature (finding safe housing, for example) that need to be addressed before the client can participate in developing a personal care plan. GHS providers “stay connected” to clients by engaging them in this range of treatment, thus gaining the trust of clients and their active involvement with care.

In 2007, the program moved into a completely rebuilt and remodeled clinic on the 6th floor of GLIDE’s main building, which significantly increased our capacity and the quality of our patients’ experiences. We also provide additional services in the Wellness Center on the 5th floor.

GLIDE Instagram
Join GLIDE for #SundayStreets TODAY from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm! With a DJ, snacks, face painting and GIANT JENGA, who can resist? Come raise your spirits in community!
#SundayFunday #Community #TenderloinSF #flashbackfriday to the #SummerOfLove! Long before our Real Talk blog, there was Venture, GLIDE's print publication in the 1960s. The entire August issue in 1967 focused on the Black People’s Free Store. Check the profile link to read more!
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"What is a free store? Its first principle is to give whatever can be obtained to those who will take. This means clothing, furniture, appliances, food. In a ghetto area where physical and emotional needs are critical, where American Opportunity is an outworn joke, where the ravages of racism are as real as the pavement, a free store means revolution." #FromTheArchives #ThisMonthInHistory #UnconditionalLove #GLIDEHistory #SFhistory #vintagephoto #throwbackthursday to #ColdWar-era GLIDE. There are still a reported 15,000 nuclear weapons in the world today, but together, in community, we can continue to demand nuclear disarmament and a peaceful future for the generations to come. GLIDE envisions and fights for this future every day. 
#GLIDEforDisarmament #FromTheArchives #GLIDEHistory #disarmament #vintagephoto Today marks 72 years after the horrific bombing of #Nagasaki, Japan at the end of WWII. GLIDE remembers the thousands of innocent people who tragically perished in the initial atomic blast as well as the many more thousands who suffered the physical and psychological symptoms of radiation exposure for the rest of their lives: the mothers who lost their babies, the communities ravaged by increased rates of cancer, the elderly survivors who have developed new forms of leukemia and face great pain in their old age. .
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We remember them. There are still a reported 15,000 nuclear weapons in the world today, but together, in community, we can continue to demand nuclear disarmament and a peaceful future for the generations to come. GLIDE envisions and fights for this future every day. 
#GLIDEforDisarmament #FromTheArchives #GLIDEHistory #disarmament #ColdWar #vintagephoto

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