Common Ground Building in Brownsville, Brooklyn home for aging homeless, offers health care

The Common Ground Building in Brownsville, which provides homeless and low-income seniors with housing, is now also offering health care services. Medical rooms were added

A two-year pilot program allows the residents of the Common Ground Building to receive health care.

A two-year pilot program allows the residents of the Common Ground Building to receive health care. (8/22/13)

BROWNSVILLE - The Common Ground Building in Brownsville, which provides homeless and low-income seniors with housing, is now also offering health care services.

Medical rooms were added recently as part of a two-year pilot program that allows residents to receive health care.

After the program, the organization is hoping it can continue providing health care to its residents through private or public funding. 

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