Open Arms

Open Arms Healthcare Center is the leading provider of primary and specialty sexual and reproductive minority population services in Central MS. Providing quality, community-based preventative, primary, specialty, and behavioral health services, Open Arms increases access to under-served communities via four state-of-the-science service sites. With teams of expert clinical and social service providers, Open Arms strives to reduce health disparities among marginalized and underrepresented populations through service, science and solutions.

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COVID-19 Clinic & Telehealth Hours

Monday- Wednesday 8am – 5pm
Thursday 8am – 7pm
Friday 8am – 1pm

(601) 500-7660

Case Managers: (601) 317-8176

PrEP Navigators: (601) 317-7523

Nursing Services: (601) 317-7998

Welcome to Open Arms Healthcare

 Services rendered at Open Arms Healthcare Center (OAHCC) focus on ‘whole person care.’ Our clinical team is a diverse group of well-trained healthcare professionals with the necessary cultural competence to serve underinsured and underrepresented populations with a particular understanding of the needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex community.


Virtual Tours of Open Arms Main, Mobile and Telehealth Service Sites

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Our multidisciplinary team includes specialists in primary, mental and specialty health care that are equipped to provide state-of-the-science health assessments, treatments and referrals. The Open Arms healthcare leadership team places priority on our patients’ comprehensive clinical and social service needs.

Dr. June Gipson
Dr. June GipsonPresident & CEO
Alicia Barnes
Alicia BarnesCOO
Dr. Keith Stokes
Dr. Keith StokesMedical Director
Melissa Coleman
Melissa ColemanDirector of Social Services

All Departments


Our services are delivered via specialized departments to better serve you. Read more to find the department you need


Becoming a Patient


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How Do I Pay?


Open Arms Healthcare Center accepts most insurances as well as offers sliding scale fees for our services for those with no insurance.


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