Nurse Advocate Program
JULIE HAMMEN, RN, BSN
The Nurse Advocate office is located at Randall Court, Crescentview, Pinewood and Hillside apartments.
Nurse Advocate Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Health Educator and Counselor: Help residents understand their health condition(s) and develop strategies to improve their health and well- being. Promote wellness within the community and provide emotional support, focusing on needs and concerns and follow-up.
Health Advocate/Referral Agent: Help the community to identify, understand and effectively use health care and social service agencies. Ensure that residents receive the care they need.
Integrator of Faith and Health: Assist resident to achieve higher levels of wellness by improving their emotional and physical health. Enhance and promote understanding of the relationship between faith, health and lifestyle for healthier behaviors and a better lifestyle.
Support Group Facilitator: Based on the needs within the community, develop and facilitate group-based support sessions.
Note: The Outagamie County Housing Authority Nurse Advocate is not a physician and cannot provide a medical diagnosis or treatment, cannot dispense medications or provide care treatment ordered by a physician. The Nurse Advocate is not a licensed therapist and cannot provide physical, occupational, speech or psychological therapy.
Hours of Service and Fees:
– 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
– All rides must originate within Outagamie County.
– Fees vary
Ambulatory and Handicap Accessible Van transportation to:
- Medical/health care facility (hospital or doctor of ce), dental of ce or eye care provider
- Pharmacy, grocery or department store
- Financial institution (bank or credit union), church, post of ce, library or laundry service
- Personal hygiene appointments
- Wellness facilities (YMCA, etc.)
Note: NAHBRS is committed to being a cost effective form of transportation for everyone who uses our service within the Outagamie County Housing Authority. If you have questions, please contact our NAHBRS Chairperson at 920-731-9781 ext. 202.