Social Work Services

  • Psychosocial assessments 
  • Referrals to community resources
  • Short-term counseling, crisis intervention, and support groups
  • Explaining and offering support to patients and their families around the epidemiology of their diseases including social and environmental risk factors
  • Assistance to patients in accessing public benefits (TANF, SSI, Medicaid/Medicare, Food Stamps)
  • Assistance to uninsured and underinsured patients in accessing medications and medical equipment
  • Facilitating patient access to hospital/medical appointments by addressing transportation issues and other barriers to care
  • Ongoing tracking and follow up with VNA/Homecare/Durable Medical Equipment services for complex cases to ensure continuity of care

Frances Ford

Frances Ford, MSW, LICSW, LCSW-C
GIM Clinic - Social Work Services
202-444-0747