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People’s Center Health Services offers a full range of medical care, behavioral health, and dental care services, which are integrated into every patient visit. Integrated care allows our providers to better understand each patient as a whole person with unique and diverse needs, and to promote more effective and individualized health solutions.

Medical Care

Our Cedar-Riverside Clinic location offers a full range of preventative and primary care services. Our providers work to develop innovative and creative healthcare strategies that respect and celebrate diverse identities.

Quick clinic services

  • Ear/eye/nose/throat symptoms
  • Suspected skin conditions
  • STI/HIV counseling and treatment
  • Vaccinations
  • Laboratory Tests:
    • Strep test
    • Mono test
    • Rapid influenza test
    • Urinary tract infection test
    • Pregnancy test
    • STD/HIV test
  • Flu shots

Primary Care

  • Check-ups and physicals
  • Pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric specialties
  • Reproductive health services
    • Birth control counseling and prescriptions
    • Pre- and post-natal care
    • STI/STD/HIV testing and treatment
  • Laboratory
  • X-ray/ Radiology Services
  • Chronic disease management
  • Nutrition and Weight Counseling
  • Medication counselling
  • Access to low cost medications

Behavioral Health

Behavioral and mental health deserves as much attention as physical health. Our behavioral health specialists work with our patients to develop tools and strategies to lead happy, safe, and fulfilling lives. We encourage all patients to explore the services we offer:

  • Individual therapy/counseling – one-time and on-going
  • Medication assessment and management
  • Psychological and diagnostic testing
  • Community advocacy + referrals

Dental Health

We offer dental services at both our Cedar-Riverside clinic and our Family Dental Center. By providing both medical and dental services, People’s Center makes holistic health more accessible to our patients. Visit us for a dental exam today!

  • Dental Cleaning and Screenings
  • Dental Exam including x-rays
  • Fillings
  • Bridges and crowns
  • Root canals
  • Tooth extractions
  • Emergency walk-in care
  • Fluoride Varnishes & Sealants
  • Dental Hygiene Education and Follow up

Supportive Services

At People’s Center, we know that health is often influenced by non-medical factors. Our supportive services are available to all patients who wish to build a stronger foundation for overall health.

Interpreter Services

In order to ensure effective communication between patients and our staff, People’s Center provides qualified interpreters free of charge for those with limited English proficiency and for deaf or hard-of- hearing patients. Patients seeking interpreter services can notify our call center staff when scheduling an appointment, or can notify front desk staff for walk-in appointments.

Case Management

Our medical social worker can connect patients with community resources for housing, emergency assistance, legal resources, SSDI, PCA, benefits from the county, State Medical Review Team (SMRT), insurance, citizenship, financial resources, Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services (ARHMS) and Metro Transit handicap services.

Legal Service

People’s Center is able to offer free assistance legal matters, including immigration issues such as permanent residency, citizenship, and refugee status. Legal assistance is offered by an immigration attorney at the Cedar-Riverside Clinic on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of every month from 1 – 5 p.m. Service is first come, first served and patients can sign up at the front desk on the main floor.

Care Coordination

Patients participating in our Care Coordination program are assigned a care team which connects patients to community and healthcare resources, and helps patients navigate complicated healthcare and social service systems. Care Coordination Includes:

  • Connecting patients to community and health resources.
  • Scheduling medical appointments, including referrals to specialists.
  • Developing individualized wellness plans to improve overall health.
  • Assisting with financial concerns or paperwork.
  • Wellness education and coaching.
All patients are welcome to participate in our Care Coordination program!

Early Childhood Education:

In partnership with Minneapolis Public Schools, People’s Center offers a weekly Early Childhood and Family Education Program every Thursday from 1:30-3:00pm. Licensed teachers provide programming that prepares young children for school, as well as parent ideas, strategies, and resources to continue to develop their children’s cognitive and emotional skills.

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