Department of Public Health and Social Services - Bureau of Family Health & Nursing Services

Department of Public Health and Social Services - Bureau of Family Health & Nursing Services


Phone: 1-671-735-7128/7104, 1-671-735-7121 (Central Regional Health Center), 1-671-635-7408/7410 (Northern Community Health Center), 1-671-735-7133/127 (District Nursing at Central Public Health)
Fax: 1-671-734-7097
Email: margarita.gay@dphss.guam.gov
Website: http://dphss.guam.gov/bureau-of-family-health-and-nursing-services/
Types of Services Offered: Disability Services, Medical & Health Services, Employment Services, Public Assistance Services
Category: Government Local

Department of Public Health and Social Services- Bureau of Family Health & Nursing Services- Child Care and Development Fund Program provides assistance with childcare expenses so families can work, attend school, or attend a training program.  This program provides assistance to low income families, families who are receiving Temporary Assistance for the Needy (TANF), families who are attempting (through work activities) to transition out of TANF, and families who are at risk of becoming dependent on such assistance programs.

Note: Data for this listing was compiled from online sources by UOG social work students enrolled in SW110 Introduction to Community Services on Guam classes (Sections 1 and 2) in the spring semester of 2017.

  • Provides clinical nursing services at the Central Region Health Clinic, in Mangilao, dealing with the different programs in DPHSS (Clinic hours are Monday to Friday, 8am-12pm and 1pm-5pm, except weekends and holidays). Appointments can be made at the Medical Records Office.
  • Provides preventable nursing services. Maternal and Child Health (MCH), Family Planning (FP), Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) and Communicable Diseases clinics are open to clients by appointments.​
  •  Provides health education and counseling services on child’s health, women’s health, family planning, communicable and chronic diseases, smoking cessation and other pertinent health information. In addition, they provide Early Prenatal Counseling and  Breastfeeding Classes to prenatal clients and their partners.
  • Provides capped Immunization Clinic on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8am to 10am and 1pm to 3pm for children zero – 18 years old and senior citizens 55 years and older for required immunizations.
  • Provides free pregnancy testing on Mondays and Wednesday, 8am to 10am, for the first ten women. Followed by consultation with a service provider or social worker for any referral of services as needed.
  • Provides services to Children with Special Health Care Needs including but not limited to the Shriner’s Bi-Annual Orthopedic Clinic for children zero – 21 years old who have been diagnosed with an orthopedic condition, Genetics Clinic for clients and their families in comprehending their specific diseases and/or risks within the context of their own psychosocial and ethno-cultural backgrounds. Families seeking appointment for these specialty clinics can call the Children with Special Health Care Needs Social Worker and they will assist with making the appointment.

Margarita Gay

margarita.gay@dphss.guam.gov

123 Chalan Kareta, Mangilao, GUAM, GUAM

1-671-735-7128/7104, 1-671-735-7121 (Central Regional Health Center), 1-671-635-7408/7410 (Northern Community Health Center), 1-671-735-7133/127 (District Nursing at Central Public Health)

1-671-734-7097

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

08:00 AM

05:00 PM

Clinic Hours:

Monday to Friday:  8 am – 12 pm, 1 pm – 5 pm.
Closed Saturday and Sunday

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Infants, Children, Teens, Adults, Seniors


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