Wasatch Homeless Health Care, Inc. dba Fourth Street Clinic

Laura Michalski
Executive Director

Michele Goldberg, MD
Medical Director

Janida Emerson
Chief Operating Officer



Fourth Street Clinic was founded in 1988 as a triage clinic staffed with one part-time nurse who relied heavily on hospitals for patient treatments. Today, with a staff of 50 and a volunteer network of more than 150, Fourth Street Clinic in 2016 served 5,122 homeless men, women, and children with over 27,700 medical, mental health, substance abuse, dental, and case management visits. Fourth Street Pharmacy dispenses 65,000 medications annually. By increasing homeless Utahns’ access to primary care, Fourth Street Clinic is a major partner in ending homelessness, promoting community health, and achieving across-the-board health care savings.


  • Primary Medical
  • Dental
  • Behavioral Health
  • Substance Abuse
  • Pharmacy
  • Insurance Assistance
  • Support Services
  • Wellness Classes

Special Populations and Health Issues

Wasatch Homeless Health Care offers specialized services for homeless Utahns.


Wasatch Homeless Health Care staffs physicians, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, psych nurses, ceritified mental health and substance abuse counselors, and dentists. Medical volunteers are then utilized to expand care cost-effectively.

Funding Sources 

  • HRSA, Bureau of Primary Health Care
  • FEMA
  • Pamela Atkinson Homeless Trust Fund
  • State of Utah, Utah Department of Health
  • Salt Lake County and City Community Development Block Grants
  • United Way
  • Private Funding


Fourth Street Clinic
409 West 400 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84101