MUSKEGON Mich. — (May 10, 2021) – Hackley Community Care (HCC) has opened NowCare Medical and Mental Health counseling services at 1550 Clinton Street. NowCare medical services include treatment for acute symptoms that require immediate care such as allergies, bites and stings, headaches, pink eye, pain, rash, insomnia, sprains, toothaches, and so on. Mental health services will include counseling for depression, anxiety, recovery from sexual abuse or childhood abuse and neglect, and other specialized physical and emotional outpatient therapy.
HCC’s expanded NowCare services are located in the 30,000 sq. ft. former Mercy Health Hackley Campus Emergency Department. “We understand that our community and particularly the surrounding downtown neighborhoods, need a healthcare resource that is closer to home, accessible via public transportation, and within walking distance. HCC is committed to continuously meeting the health care needs of the residents of Muskegon County as we have done for almost 30 years,” said Linda Juarez, Chief Executive Officer of Hackley Community Care.
NowCare medical services at 1550 Clinton Street are provided Monday through Sunday, 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Mental Health services hours are available from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Patients can make an appointment by calling 231.737.1335. Walk-ins are welcomed, and services are available to all Muskegon County residents.
“Our humble beginnings began on the Hackley Hospital campus in a little brown house,” said Juarez. “We have come full-circle, and we are humbled to be returning to our first home, to continue and enhance the health of our community.”
Hackley Community Care (HCC) is a Federally Qualified Health Center that has been providing quality, comprehensive medical, dental, mental health and pharmacy (Community Care Pharmacy) services since 1992. HCC also operates two adolescent health centers at Muskegon High School and Oakridge Middle School, and school-based health services in multiple school districts throughout the county.
Hackley Community Care Center receives federal funding from the 330 grant for health care services. For Federal Fiscal Year 2020, the program received a grant of $2,213,404 in federal funds, which constitutes 8.3% of the program budget.