Olympic Peninsula Community Clinic’s (OPCC) REdisCOVERY program strives to reduce overdoses, reduce non-emergent use of emergency medical services, and ensure every member of the community has access to care. The REdisCOVERY team has found success by collaborating with:
Clallam County Corrections Facility
Clallam County Health and Human Services
Clallam County Sheriff's Office
Department of Transportation
City of Forks Jail
Forks Police Department
Olympic Personal Growth
Peninsula Behavioral Health
Port Angeles Community Paramedicine Program
Port Angeles Police Department
Sequim Police Department
Washington State Patrol
Read more in our Connecting Community Members to Care report.
Populations of emphasis
Individuals who are un and/or under insured
Individuals experiencing homelessness
Individuals identified needing assistance accessing services
How it works
Outreach teams visit community spaces to proactively reach vulnerable populations.
Partners send referrals and the team responds within 24 hours.
The team provides care coordination to meet individual needs.
946 individuals served
437 individuals received bridge medical and/or behavioral health care
Source: Olympic Peninsula Community Clinic, Jan-Jun 2023
Tip for success
Outreach teams need to feel supported by leadership in order to support the community.
Braided funding through various contracts and grants including:
WA Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs
WA Association of Cities
Clallam County 1/10th
ARPA funding through Clallam County Health and Human Services
Connecting Community Members to Care Report
OCH is honored to share the success of the REdisCOVERY program. We are inspired by their continuing commitment to timely, compassionate care that meets individual client needs. Read more about this and other successes in our new Connecting Community Members to Care report.