Medical, Vision and Health-related Services

Houston Care
713-662-0111, 6800 West Loop South, Suite 225, Bellaire 77401
Obstetrical and limited gynecological services, HIV/STD screenings, family planning, substance abuse prevention education.
 
Alliance for Multicultural Community Services
http://www.allianceontheweb.org, 713-776-4700, 6440 Hillcroft, Suite 411, Houston 77081
Health care access for refugees; interpreter program; immigration; health care counseling.
 
Avance Early Head Start
http://www.avancehouston.org 713-812-0033, 4281 Dacoma, Houston 77092
Health and development for ages 0–3. Parenting education, home visits, and social services.
 
Baylor Teen Clinics
http://www.teenhealthclinic.org
Free confidential physicals and treatment for specific infectious diseases, pregnancy testing, family planning, and prenatal care. Immunizations, minor/acute illnesses, sports physicals. Services may vary. Screenings for STD, HIV and AIDS. Health education and parenting training. Fatherhood Program located at the Cullen Health Center. Male clinic at Cullen, Lawn, and Ben Taub for ages 17-28. Parents encouraged to participate with youth. Call for age limits and costs.
Ben Taub 1504 Taub Loop, 77030 713-873-3601; Cavalcade 3815 Cavalcade, 77026 713-673-1655; Cullen 5737 Cullen, Ste. 200 713-440-7313; LBJ 5656 Kelley, 77026 713-566-5612; Lawn 8111 Lawn, 77088 281-847-9970
 
Blue Bird Circle Clinic for Pediatric Neurology
http://www.texaschildrens.org 832-822-5046, 6701 Fannin, Houston 77030
Medical, educational, psychological, and educational diagnosis and care for children with developmental delays, learning disabilities, mental retardation, epilepsy, and other health impairments, ages 0-18 yrs. Social service consultations. Mon-Fri, 8:00am-4:30pm.
 
Caring for Children Foundation of Texas Inc.
http://www.carevan.org 800-258-5437
Free immunizations for uninsured/underinsured, ages birth-18 yrs. All state recommended vaccines available. Outreach service of BC/BS Care Van Program. Service area covers greater Houston and some surrounding counties.
 
Center for Hearing and Speech
http://www.centerhearingandspeech.org 713-523-3633, 3636 W. Dallas, Houston 77019
Audiology services, speech pathology, early childhood development and education for children with hearing impairments. Full hearing aid dispensary. United Way agency. Ages infant–18 years.
 
Children’s Clinic at NAM
http://www.namonline.org 281-885-4630, 15555 Kuykendahl, Houston 77090
Medical care for needy children, ages 0-18. Medicaid, CHIP, sliding scale. Immunizations, minor emergency, illness, speech and hearing evaluation and therapy referrals. No walk-ins. By appointment only. Mon-Thurs, 8:00am-4:30pm. Fri, 8am-2pm.
 
CHIP (TexCare)
http://www.chipmedicaid.org 800-647-6558
Children’s health insurance for families and prenatal and pregnant women 877-543-7669 whose income is too high for Medicaid, but can’t afford private insurance.
 
CHOSEN Clinic - UT Department of Pediatrics
http://www.utphysicians.com/chosen-clinic/ PO Box 20708, Houston 77225 713-500-5656
UT Physicians Professional Building 6410 Fannin #510, 77030 Appointments: 832-325-7111
Comprehensive care for children with chronic illnesses and disabilities. Provides a medical home, medical care, family support services, coordination with community-based services. Multidisciplinary team. Bilingual. Medicaid, CHIP, private insurance.
 
Early Childhood Intervention
http://www.dars.state.tx.us 800-628-5115
A coordinated system of services, available in every county, for children birth to 36 mos. with disabilities or delays. Call for information in your area.
 
El Centro de Corazon/ Eastwood Health Clinic
http://www.elcentrodecorazon.org 713-660-1880, 7635 Canal St, Houston 77012
Prenatal care, pediatrics, nutrition consultation and behavioral health. Monday- Friday 8am-5pm. Call for appointment. All locations accept Medicaid, Medicare, CHIP and sliding scale.
Pediatric Services, dental, nutrition, counseling M-F, 8am-8pm, Sat 8:30a-1:30p, Sun 8:30a-1:30p
Eastwood: 412 Telephone Rd, Houston 77023
Family practice, pediatrics, dental services, and behavioral health.
Magnolia: 7037 Capitol, Suite N100, Houston 77011
 
Epilepsy Foundation of Southeast Texas
www.eftx.org 713-789-6295, 2630 Fountainview #210, Houston 77057
Free public education and advocacy for those with epilepsy and their families. Camp for children with epilepsy. School programs. Free legal clinics, monthly support groups and medical clinic.
 
Eye Care for Kids Foundation
http://www.eyecareforkids.org 713-728-5437, 9660 Hillcroft, Suite 325, Houston 77096
Free or low cost eye exam and glasses for low-income families without insurance, CHIP or Medicaid. The children must be screened by school nurse or qualified professional. Vision screening for schools without nurses. Child must have visual acuity of 20/40 or higher in either eye. Family income must not exceed 150% of the Federal Poverty Guideline. Applications must be faxed to Foundation for approval.
 
Good Neighbor Health Care Center
http://www.gnhc.org 713-529-3597, 190 Heights Blvd, Houston 77007 Eye Clinic: 713-527-8480 Dental Clinic: 713-529-3260
Bilingual, community based health care. Certified midwives from Baylor provide prenatal and postpartum care. Children’s clinic and eye exam available. Immunizations, allergy shots, and wellness checkups. Behavioral health services. Low cost or sliding scale.
 
Harris County Health Centers and WIC Sites
http://www.hcphes.org/ Information: 713-439-6100, Main Office: 2223 W. Loop South, Houston 77027
Preventive health care services include dental services for children, EP/STD, family planning, immunizations for children, HIV testing and counseling, and various screenings. Small fees can be waived if patient is indigent. All services by appointment only.
Clinic Locations:
Antoine Health Center 5815 Antoine, Suite A, 77091 713-602-3300 WIC: 713-407-5800
Hours: M,W,F 8am-5pm
Baytown Health Center 1000 Lee Rd., Baytown, 77520 281-427-5195
Hours: Tuesday/Thursday 8am-5pm
Humble Health Center 1730 Humble Place Dr. 77338 281-446-4222 WIC: 713-407-5800
Hours: Tuesday/Thursday 8am-5pm
SE Health Center 3737 Red Bluff, Pasadena 77503 713-740-5000 WIC: 713-407-5800
Hours: Monday/Wednesday/Friday 8am-5pm
 
Harris County Hospital District
www.harrishealth.org 713-873-2000
Tax supported hospital and health services for qualified indigent and those able to pay. Doctors are from Baylor College of Medicine and UT Medical School. Apply for gold card before becoming sick to insure faster immediate care. Harris county residents. Appointments: 713-526-4243
Eligibility Registration (Mail application to P. O. Box 300488, Houston, 77230) 713-566-6509
3550-A Swingle Rd, 77047 713-547-1000 925 Shaw, Pasadena 77506 713-566-6509
11737B Eastex Fwy, 77039 281-372-3100 5959 Long Dr., 77087 713-643-3691
818 Ringold, 77088 281-448-6391 8901-B Boone Rd, 77099 281-454-0500
Must fill in application (http://www.hchdonline.com/patient/onecard/goldcard.htm. Attach copies of required documents and mail in or drop off at Eligibility Center. No appointments. Minimum fees. Applications in English, Spanish and Vietnamese. Call 713-566-6509 if response time is very lengthy.
Specialty Center: Ask Your Nurse: 713-634-1110
Dental Center: 5230 Griggs Rd. 77021 713-757-0572
Riverside Dialysis Center: 3315 Delano, 77004 713-566-3900
Ben Taub’s Children’s Center: 1504 Taub Loop, Houston 77030 713-873-KIDS
Health Care For The Homeless 713-634-1068 (mobile)
Smith Clinic: 2525 Holly Hall St. 713-566-3600
Thomas Street Clinic: 2015 Thomas St, 77009 713-873-4000
Community Health Centers: Administration: 2525 Holly Hall #265 713-566-6856
Acres Homes 818 Ringold, 77088 281-448-6391 Aldine 4755 Aldine Mail Rt, 77039 281-985-7600
Baytown, 1602 Garth, 77520 281-427-6757 Casa De Amigos,1615 N. Main, 77009 713-222-2272
Squatty Lyons,1712 1st Ste. M20,77338 281-446-4139 Gulfgate 7550 Office City Dr, 77012 713-495-3700
M.L. King 3550 Swingle Rd, 77004 713-547-1000 Northwest 1100 W. 34th, 77018 713-861-3939
Valbona, 6630 DeMoss, 77074 713-272-2600 Settegast 9105 N. Wayside,77028 713-633-2020
Strawberry 927 E. Shaw, 77506 713-982-5900 El Franco Lee 8901 Boone Rd, 77099 281-454-0500
Pediatric & Adolescent Health Centers
Bear Creek- 5870 Highway 6, #108, 77084 713-873-6860
Cypress-12340 Jones Rd, 77070 713-873-5240
Pasadena-3925 Fairmont Pkwy, Pasadena, 77504 713-873-6300
School-Based Clinics: (Sheldon El:17203½ Hall Sheppard 281-456-5201); (Cloverleaf El. 13940 Bonham, 77015
713-330-8904); (Patrick Henry MS 10702 East Hardy, 77093 713-696-2731); (Marshall MS: 11151/2 Noble, 77009
713-226-2632); (Galena Park Comm Resource Ctr, 1721 16th St, 77547 713-671-2461); (Deepwater El. 305
Glenmore, 832-668-8380); (San Jacinto El, 2706 Kentucky, 77520 281-420-1351).
Hospitals: Ben Taub 1504 Taub Loop, 713-873-2000 L.B. Johnson 5656 Kelley 713-566-5100
Quentin Mease Hospital 3601 N. MacGregor 713-873-3700
18. Houston Area Community Services (HACS) www.hacstxs.org 713-426-0027
2150 W. 18th St., Suite 300, Houston, 77008
Medical services, family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, psychiatry, infectious diseases, pharmacy, medication assistance, behavioral health services, case coordination, evidence based health promotions and outreach, housing-related services, eligibility screenings.
 
Houston City Health Centers/Houston Department of Health and Human Services
http://www.houstonhealth.org Appointments: 832-393-5428
Administration: 8000 N. Stadium Dr., Houston 77054 WIC appointments: 832-393-5427
All appointments must be scheduled through appointment line. Provides maternity care, family planning, immunizations, well child examinations, Tuberculosis diagnosis, dental care, and care for sexually transmitted diseases. Not all services are provided at all centers.
La Nueva Casa 1809 N. Main,77009 713-547-8000 Northeast-9720 Spaulding, 77016 713-991-5500
Southwest 6441 High Star, 77074 713-779-6400 Northside 8504 Sculler, 77093 713-696-5900
Hiram Clark-3810 W. Fuqua, 77045 832-3934250 Sharpstown 6201 Bonhomme, 77036 713-780-5600
Sunnyside 9314 Cullen, 77051 713-732-5000
 
Houston Eye Associates Foundation
www.houstoneye.com/foundation 713-558-8740, 7155 Old Katy Rd, #N100, Houston 77024
Nonprofit service of dedicated physicians who donate their time to improve or restore the vision of clients in need of financial assistance. Procedures range from routine exams to sight-saving surgery. Funds available to pay hospital related expenses. Supported by donations. Must be indigent and have been refused other funding.
 
Life Solutions Counseling Services
http://www.solutionstolife.com 832-651-6933, 2616 South Loop West, Suite 465, Houston 77054
Case management for children and pregnant women. Provides services to children with a health condition/risk, birth to 20 years old. Assessments of medical, social, educational and other medically necessary service needs. Information on substance, alcohol, tobacco awareness.
 
Meyer Center for Developmental Pediatrics Clinic
832-822-3400, 8080 N. Stadium Dr, Houston, 77054
Teams of professionals develop diagnosis and treatment plans for children and adolescents suspected of developmental or learning problems, behavioral, emotional, and neurological conditions.
 
Planned Parenthood – Gulf Coast
http://www.ppgulfcoast.org Business office: 713-522-6363
Physical exams, information and birth control services, prenatal services, pregnancy testing, and counseling. STD screening and treatment, well woman exam. Tubal ligation, vasectomy, abortions. Sliding scale fee. Varied hours accommodate those who work. Call for appointment. Medicaid clients must bring a picture ID. HIV counseling and testing. Women’s advance care (colposcopy). To be automatically connected to the nearest clinic, call 800-230-PLAN
Family Planning Clinic: 713-522-3976
Surgical Services 713-535-2400
Prevention Park Health Center 4600 Gulf Frwy, #100, 77023, Dickinson: 3315 I-45 South, 77539 713-514-1105, Greenspoint: 11834 Airline, 77037 713-514-1106, SW: 5800 Bellaire Blvd, Bldg. 1B, 77081 713-541-5372 Spring: 4747 Louetta Rd, Spring, 77388 713-514-1102, Northwest: 13169 NW Fwy, #115, 77040. 713-514-1107. Teens served at all sites.
 
Prevent Blindness Texas
http://www.preventblindnesstexas.org/ 713-526-2559, 2202 Waugh Dr., Houston 77006
Call for assistance in getting eyeglasses. Mon-Fri, 8:30a-4:30pm.
 
Project MEND
http://www.projectmend.org 210-223-6363, 5727 I-10 West, San Antonio 78201
San Antonio based organization – service area includes Houston, based on funding. Providing access for low-income persons with disabilities to medical equipment, supplies, and other services, which enable them to live as independently as possible. Medical equipment distribution based on funding. Delivery in San Antonio area only.
 
San Jose Clinic
http://www.sanjoseclinic.org 713-228-9411, 2615 Fannin, Houston 77002
Medical care for the uninsured. Service areas are adult general medicine, pediatrics, and dental. Specialty services/treatments are available upon referral by Clinic’s Family Practice doctor.
To obtain services at our Downtown clinic, you must first obtain a clinic card. Eligibility on walk-in basis, M-F, 8am-3pm. At eligibility appointment, specific documentation needed: adult identification, proof of income or unemployment, dependent identification, and proof of address. Please contact the clinic for a list of documents that will be acceptable. Each family member that needs a card must provide this documentation at his or her eligibility interview. Fees for services are directly related to eligibility criteria based on a sliding scale and determined during the eligibility interview.
 
Texas Children’s Hospital Social Services Department
832-824-1570, 6621 Fannin, Houston 77030
Social workers available to assist families of child patients through the crisis of emergency or chronic illnesses. Caseworkers act as a link between the health care team, community agencies, and support groups.
 
Texas Children’s Pediatric Associates–Project Medical Home
www.texaschildrenspediatrics.org
Cullen 5751 Blythewood, Suite 500, Houston 77021 713-741-4078
Ripley 4410 Navigation, Suite 278, Houston 77011 713-547-8282
Gulfton 5900 Chimney Rock, Suite Y, Houston 77081 713-661-2951
Gulfgate 740 Gulfgate Central Mall, Houston, 77087 713-514-8060
Corinthian Pointe 5505 W. Orem Dr, Suite 100, Houston 77085 713-283-1039
Project Medical Home provides low-cost, comprehensive primary health care for children from birth to 18 years of age. Fees are based on income and family size. Medicaid, CHIP & insurance are also accepted. Please call for more information.
 
University of Houston College of Optometry
http://www.uei.uh.edu 713-743-2020, 4901 Calhoun, Houston 77204 Mon-Fri 8am-6pm
Reduced fee vision testing and glasses. Community-Based Eye Clinics of the University Eye Institute: Comprehensive eye exams, diagnosis & treatment of eye diseases. Sliding scale, Medicaid, Medicare & insurance accepted in most cases.
Good Neighbor Eye Clinic 190 Heights Blvd, Houston 77007 713-527-8480
Casa de Amigos Eye Clinic 1809 N. Main, Houston 77002 713-547-8085
San Jose Eye Clinic 301 Hamilton, Houston 77002 713-228-9411
U of H Mobile Eye Clinic 713-449-3017
 
Visual Compassion-In Focus Vision Stations
www.infocusonline.org 281-398-7525
Community based locations for eye care. Provides free and low-cost vision screenings.