FAQ

Can anyone access your services, or are these services only for UF students?

  • Our services are open to everyone, although some services require pre-registration (such as the Equal Access Clinic Eye Clinic and Occupational Therapy Clinic).
  • Certain HealthStreet services do require community members to become HealthStreet members (specifically, our clothing closet and toiletry pantry).
  • HealthStreet hosts a variety of support groups that are open to everyone, with no HealthStreet membership required.
  • HealthStreet’s bi-monthly town hall series, Our Community, Our Health, is open to the general public at no charge (and includes free refreshments).

Are your services free of charge?

  • All services available to the general public are free of charge.
  • HealthStreet also provides recruitment services to researchers, some of which have a fee.

Does HealthStreet still provide confidential HIV testing and safer sex kits?

  • Yes. The “safer sex kits” can be picked up at HealthStreet and HIV testing is available by appointment. For an appointment please call 352-294-4880.

In order to access your services do you have to bring a picture ID?

  • No I.D. required. If members need to access member-only services we ask them to verbally verify their identity.
  • We do ask all guests for their first name and last initial so that we can log the number of visitors to the HealthStreet facility each day.

Do people have to make an appointment?

  • Appointments are required for certain services, such as HIV testing.
  • No appointment required to access our clothing closet and toiletry pantry.

Do people have to complete an application for your services?

  • Those who wish to become HealthStreet members will need to complete a Health Needs Assessment (HNA) with a Community Health Worker.

Do you have translation availability?

  • We do not currently have multi-lingual employees but many of our volunteers and interns can provide translation in Spanish.

Does HealthStreet have United Way approval?