As part of our response to COVID-19, this location is temporarily being shared by two specialized programs. Please see below for the days and times appropriate for you.
Safe Harbor Health Center
184 South Winooski Avenue
At this CHCB site, we offer Homeless Healthcare Program services including medical and behavioral health/psychiatry at no-cost for adults and families experiencing homelessness.
Parking is available in the small lot on the side of the building, as well as the larger lot across the street, on the corner of King Street and South Winooski Ave.
Medical, Psychiatry & Behavioral Health
Safe Harbor Homeless Healthcare Program
Tuesday8:00am – 4:00pm
Wednesday8:00am – 4:00pm
Friday8:00am – 4:00pm
Pearl Street Youth Program
Appointments: (802) 652-1080
Monday7:45am – 4:30pm
Thursday7:45am – 5:00pm
Medical Providers at Safe Harbor
Kerry Goulette, PA-C, MHP graduated from College of Holy Cross and received her Physician Assistant certificate and Master of Health Professions from Northeastern University. Before her arrival at the Health Center in 2006, Kerry worked for Lynn Community Health Center and Boston Medical Center in Massachusetts. Her professional interests include adult medicine and preventive health. Kerry is currently focusing her practice on the adult homeless population in our community. Kerry speaks Spanish and loves to spend time being active with her family. Accepting new patients.
Lincoln Heath, MD was born and raised in Vermont. He did his undergraduate education at McGill University where he received a BS in biology and a minor in social studies of medicine. He was awarded his medical degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine in 2012 and stayed to completed residency training at UVM Medical Center, specializing in Family Medicine. Dr. Heath is excited to provide Obstetric and Newborn care, Pediatrics, and Adult medicine. He is passionate about caring for families, New Americans, refugees, and those in need. When not at work he may be found hiking, climbing, camping, eating good food, or spending time with family. Accepting new patients.
Psychiatry Providers at Safe Harbor
Alexander Johnston, PMHNP received his Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Connecticut. A few years later, he completed a Master of Traditional Chinese Medicine at Five Branches University and then attended postgraduate study in Hangzhou, China. After managing a private Chinese medicine clinic in central Vermont, he completed his Master of Science in Nursing at the University of Vermont. He is board certified as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and has been working in community mental health. His professional interests include co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorders, impact of trauma on mental health, and supporting individuals with chronic mental illness. When not at work, Alexander is often hiking, biking, traveling or finding other ways to enjoy family, the sun and the outdoors.
Sarah Morse, PMHNP was born and raised in Vermont. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Goucher College in Baltimore, MD where she majored in Women’s Studies and then attended University of Vermont’s post baccalaureate pre-medical program. She continued on to pursue her Master’s of Science in Nursing from Yale University School of Nursing in New Haven, CT with a specialty in Family Psychiatric and Mental Health Advanced Practice Nursing.
Behavioral Health Clinicians at Safe Harbor
Krysten Farrell, LICSW received her BA from Saint Michael’s College and MSW from the University of Vermont. She has worked in community-based, residential and medical settings with folks between the ages of 12 and 98, including at Safe Harbor Health Center’s permanent supportive housing program, Beacon Apartments. Krysten returned to the Safe Harbor team in 2020 to provide individual therapy and social work coverage during medical clinics.
Leighton Johnson, LICSW, LADC is the Homeless Health Care Program Behavioral Health Supervisor. He received a BA from Hobart College and MSW from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work. Before coming to CHCB, Leighton worked in North Carolina on an Assertive Community Treatment Team with individuals who had severe and persistent mental illness and who were often homeless and struggling with substance abuse issues. Leighton has been with CHCB since 2010 and works at the Safe Harbor Health Center with individuals who are homeless and in transitional housing. Leighton provides social work coverage for Safe Harbor’s medical clinics and individual therapy with a focus on treating depression, anxiety, trauma and substance abuse issues using cognitive behavioral and motivational interviewing techniques.