Heart of Texas Community Health Center, Inc.

Heart of Texas Community Health Center, known locally as “Waco Family Health Center”, has been providing primary healthcare services to the vulnerable of McLennan County, TX since 1970. It became a Section 330(e) community health center in 1999. Its Health Care for the Homeless site, Meyer Center Community Clinic, is slated to open in October 2007.

Services

comprehensive primary medical care 24 hour emergency on-call, Adult/Vocational Education, Asthma, Basic Needs, Behavioral Health Care Services, Blood Pressure Monitoring, Cancer Screening, Case Management/Social Services, Chronic Bronchitis/Emphysema, Contraceptives (issued w/counseling), Dental Care, Diabetes Testing/Care, Domestic Violence Shelter/Services, Electronic Medical Records, Family Planning, Flu Vaccinations, Gynecology, Health/Nutritional Education, Hepatitis C screening/treatment, HIV/AIDS screening/education, Immunizations, Labs, Medications/Prescription, Mental Health Counseling, Mental Health Services for Youth, Mobile Van/Transportation, Multidisciplinary Health Teams, Obstetrics, On-the-job training, Outreach, Pain Management Services, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Physical Exams, Pneumococcal vaccine, Primary Health Care, Referrals for Specialty Care, Sexual Abuse Support Services, Smoking Cessation, Specialty Care, TB screening/education, Treatment of Acute Illness, Treatment of Chronic Illness, Urgent Care, Well Child Check-ups, X-ray

Linkages

Mission Waco, City of Waco, and countless others

Statistics

Estimated homeless population: 5,000

Patients served: 1,500