Medical Care

At People's Center, we believe in treating the whole person, not just symptoms or disease. When you come to get care from one of our experienced and culturally competent medical providers, they will assess your needs and make sure you get all the services you need without multiple trips to the clinic. 

Our medical services include:

Pediatrics & adolescent Care:

  • Well-child visits
  • Sports physicals
  • Regular check ups for aches and pains
  • Vaccines
  • Laboratory services
  • Testing for pregnancy or sexually transmitted infections including HIV
  • Birth control/contraceptive prescriptions and education

Family practice:

  • Check ups and physicals for all ages and genders
  • Pregnancy care 
  • Testing for pregnancy or sexually transmitted infections including HIV
  • Birth control/contraceptive prescriptions and education
  • Vaccines
  • Laboratory services
  • Medication counseling including access to low cost or free medications
  • Chronic disease management including 1:1 and group education with dietitian/diabetes specialist, pharmacist or community health worker.

Physical Therapy:

Our weekly onsite physical therapy clinic treats the following conditions.

  • Back/ Neck Pain
  • Balance Difficulties
  • Neurologic Disorders
  • Vertigo/ Dizziness
  • Foot Care Services
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Knee/ Hip Pain

PT services provided by certified Physical Therapists along with physical therapy  students from St. Catherine University.

Cedar-Riverside Location

425 20th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55454

 

Public Transportation:

Metro Transit Bus routes 2 & 7

Parking:

Free parking is available behind the building for patients.

Telephone: 612-332-4973

Fax:612-238-3534

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Dental Care

People's Center provides comprehensive dental care to individuals and families at an affordable price. Our dentists, dental therapists and dental hygienists create an individualized treatment plan that is designed to make your treatment comfortable and keep your teeth healthy so you have bright and shiny smile. 

Services we provide include: 

•Exams and X-rays
•Sealants and Flouride Varnishes for children
•Emergency Walk-In Care
•Fillings
•Root Canals
•Bridges and crowns
•Cleaning and Screenings
•Extractions/Removal of tooth

Dental Clinic

3152 Minnehaha Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55406

 

Public Transportation:

Metro Transit Bus routes 2 & 7

Parking:

Free parking is available behind the building for patients.

Telephone:612-332-4973

Fax:612-238-3534

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Behavioral Health

Our behavioral health care model is designed to prevent and treat behavioral health symptoms so individuals and families can lead healthy, fulfilling lives. Our team consists of psychiatric nurse practitioners, psychotherapists and case managers who work closely with the patient's medical, dental and community-based providers to create a comprehensive treatment plan that is culturally appropriate and honors the patient's journey toward wellness. 

Our services include:

•Diagnostic Assessment
•Individual therapy or counseling
•Medication Management
•Integrated Behavioral Health
•Case Management

Cedar-Riverside Clinic

425 20th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55454

 

Public Transportation:

Metro Transit: Bus routes 2 & 7

Parking:

Free parking is available behind the building for patients.

Telephone: 612-332-4973

Fax:612-238-3534

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 


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.

CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

Managing chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension and depression require a team effort. At People’s Center, we believe patients need to be at the center of their care in order to manage illnesses that require long term care. To help each patient improve their health and quality of life, he or she is assigned to a care team that helps them learn about how to better manage chronic illness and create an individualized, realistic and culturally inclusive plan of action. Our care management team includes a primary care provider, community health worker, nutritionist and pharmacist. To learn more about our free chronic disease management program or to make an appointment with pharmacist, nutritionist or community health workers, please ask your primary care provider or call our scheduling line: 612-332-4973.

CASE MANAGEMENT

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

CARE COORDINATION

Patients participating in our Care Coordination program are assigned a care team to help them achieve optimum health and wellbeing. Care coordinators educate patients regarding their chronic disease, help them schedule and keep their appointments and help them navigate complicated healthcare and social service systems. Care Coordination Includes:

  • Developing individualized wellness plans to improve overall health.
  • Connecting patients to community and health resources.
  • Scheduling medical appointments, including referrals to specialists.
  • Assisting with financial concerns or paperwork.
  • Wellness education and coaching.

All patients are welcome to participate in our Care Coordination program!

TRANSPORTATION

We realize transportation to and from the clinic can be a challenge and expensive for some of our patients. People’s Center works with patient’s health insurance and medical transportation vendors to arrange transportation for all appointments. For patients that do not have insurance or their insurance does not cover medical transportation, People’s Center will provide free transportation to and from the clinic. Please let the scheduler or front desk personnel know your transportation needs and they

People’s Center is able to offer FREE legal consultation including immigration, housing and family issues. Legal assistance is offered by an experienced attorney at the Cedar-Riverside Clinic on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of every month from 1 – 5 p.m. To schedule an appointment, please call 612-332-4973 or you can sign up at the front desk on the main floor.