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Senior Health Outreach & Prevention Program (SHOPP) 

Public Health Nurses (PHN) provide services in the home to older adults with health care needs and behavioral health needs. Adults with disabilities and older adults are eligible with priority given to low income, uninsured, or under-served adults with unmet medical needs. Public Health Nurses often collaborate and receive referrals from Behavior Health and Adult Protective Services. Services include nursing assessment, case management, education and providing clients with linkages to health insurance/medical care.

Public Health Services

  • Field nursing assessment
  • Health and nutrition screening
  • Referral to Behavioral Health Services
  • Crisis and problem resolution
  • Case management
  • Client advocacy
  • Health and tobacco education
  • Linkage to health care and community resources

Behavioral Health Services*

  • Crisis intervention
  • Outreach and engagement
  • Brief mental health services including assessment, problem solving, advocacy and linkage to community resources
*Age 60 and above. For more information, see Behavioral Health Services.

Page Last Updated: May 9, 2019