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JWCH Medical Clinic – Bell Shelter

Homeless Health CareAIDS HIV Services

Recuperative Care Program

The Recuperative Care Program - Bell Shelter is a joint effort between JWCH Institute, Inc. and the Salvation Army to provide recuperative care for homeless persons recently discharged from area hospitals with nowhere to go to recover. This location maintains 30 beds along with 24-hour nursing care and other supportive services and is located at the Salvation Army's Bell Shelter in the city of Bell. A continuum of services is offered to each client.

Services offered at Wesley Health Centers (RCP) include:

  • Health assessment
  • Nursing care
  • Confidential HIV counseling and testing
  • Screening for STIs and TB
  • Referrals for placement into transitional and/or permanent housing
  • Three-meals a day with attention to special dietary needs
  • Assistance in reuniting with family and other support networks
  • Support groups to empower individuals
  • Crisis intervention

By providing follow-up treatment, prevention education, stable housing, and job opportunities, the Recuperative Care Program not only fills gaps and provides a seamless system to combat homelessness but can also help stop the spread or progression of some diseases.



This health center is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).

  • Nursing Care

    • 24 hrs/7 days:

      hours vary

  • Location

    5600 Rickenbacker Rd., Bldg. 1-E
    Bell, CA 90201
    Tel: (323) 263-8840
    Fax: (323) 263-8348


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