Bayside Health Clinic
Bayside Health Clinic provides basic medical care to homeless individuals residing in Pinellas County. The clinic located mid-county at 14808 49th St. N., Clearwater next to the Safe Harbor Homeless Shelter is a one-story, free-standing facility with exam rooms and a dental office.
Hours of operation are:
Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.,
Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., and
Saturday 8 a.m. – 12:00 noon.
Bayside Health Clinic Fact Sheet
Mobile Medical Unit
The mobile unit is a medical office on wheels. It has provided basic care for more than 20 years. Pinellas County homeless can receive basic health care on the mobile medical unit at no charge. Emergency services are not provided on the unit. The unit travels to multiple locations in Pinellas County serving homeless residents who have no insurance.
Healthcare for the Homeless Brochure
Mobile Medical Unit Calendar
What does the program offer?
- Primary medical care, including lab work and necessary tests
- Wellness and prevention services, including annual physicals
- Cancer screenings
- Nutrition education and counseling
- Behavioral health screening and referral for treatment
- Case management services
- Preventative and restorative dental care
- Specialty care
How do I participate?
You can visit either the Bayside Health Clinic or the Mobile Medical Unit.
1. Bayside Health Clinic
14808 49th Street N.
Clearwater, Florida 33762
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. (noon)
(The last appointment time is approximately 30 minutes prior to the closing time.)
Mobile Medical Unit
The service locations and operational times have been set in an effort to reach the largest number of people in need.
2. St. Vincent De Paul Soup Kitchen
1340 Pierce St.
Clearwater, FL 33756
3. Homeless Emergency Project
1051 Holt Ave.
Clearwater, FL 33755
4. Pinellas Hope
5726 126th Ave. N.
Clearwater, FL 33760
5. Salvation Army ARC
(Adult Recovery Center)
5885 66th St. N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33709
6. Salvation Army One Stop
Resource Outreach Center
1400 4th St. S.
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
7. St. Vincent De Paul Center of Hope
401 15th St. N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33713
Please complete the enrollment application prior to arriving or in-person at the Mobile Medical Unit or Bayside Health Clinic. Applications may also be completed at a Human Services office location.
Do I qualify?
To qualify for services, you must:
- Be homeless
- Be a U.S. citizen or non-sponsored legal resident
- Be uninsured Pinellas County resident
- Be an adult between the ages of 18 and 64
The program serves all homeless patients regardless of their ability to pay. A sliding scale fee discount program is available for individuals under 200% of the Federal Poverty Level.
What are my rights to privacy?
Please take a few minutes to review the Notice of Privacy Practices information. It explains how medical information may or may not be used and how you can get that medical information.
What if I still have questions?
Please call (727) 453-7866 if you still have questions. If you have a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1. However, if you would like to speak to a doctor or nurse after business hours regarding an illness, medication, or minor injury, please call the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County at (727) 824-6900 and a medical professional will return your call.
What if I’m not eligible for this program?
Please ask us for information and resources that may help you. You may call 2-1-1, Tampa Bay’s 2-1-1 Call Center, or visit www.211tampabay.org . This resource lists hundreds of options that may help you find assistance in the community.
How can I provide feedback to the program?
Pinellas County is regularly seeking feedback to the program. There are numerous opportunities to participate including:
- The HCH Co-Applicant Governing Board
The HCH Co-Applicant Board serves as the patient/community-based governing board to set health center policy for the Healthcare for the Homeless Program on behalf of the Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners. Patients/Clients are encouraged to participate by attending monthly meetings and/or by becoming a board member. Each monthly meeting provides an opportunity for patients to provide feedback and guidance to a variety of issues.
- Stakeholder Surveys
The program regularly issues surveys to its clients/stakeholders. Client may anonymously complete a customer satisfaction survey on-site at the clinic/van and place the survey in the locked box. In addition, the County distributes electronic and in-person surveys to stakeholders in the community and to clients as part of the needs assessment process.
- Call us
If your issue cannot be resolved by the Department of Health, Human Services staff or supervisor, you may call the Customer Service Liaison at (727) 582-7533.
HCH Co-Applicant Board Overview, Meeting Agendas and Minutes