Dallas County Hospital District – Homeless Outreach Medical Services (HOMES)

Member of the Council badgeHomeless Outreach Medical Services (HOMES), a program of Dallas County Hospital District (dba Parkland Health & Hospital System), uses a combination of fixed and mobile clinic sites to bring health care to individuals who are homeless. The clinics operate on a walk-in basis. Individuals of all ages receive high quality, comprehensive primary health care services, including acute, chronic, and preventive care.

Services

The clinics have class D pharmacies and point-of-care laboratory testing available on-site. The main campus of Parkland Health & Hospital System supports the clinics with a full range of laboratory, radiology, pharmacy, and subspecialty services. In addition to medical services, HOMES offers services of a podiatrist, social workers, dentists, dieticians, psychologists, and substance abuse counselors. Residential drug treatment is provided by Turtle Creek Manor.

Linkages

HOMES has linkages with Vogel Alcove Childcare Facility, Family Gateway Centre, Family Place, Austin Street Shelter, Stewpot, Dallas Life Foundation, Nexus Recovery Center, Union Gospel Mission, Promise House, Salvation Army, Interfaith Housing, Wesley Inn, Exodus, 24 Hour Club, Genesis House, Golden Gate Ministries, The Bridge, Dallas County Juvenile Services, Family Services to Mosaic Family Services, Soul's Harbor, Dallas Transitional Center, Our Calling, Incarnation House, Turtle Creek Recovery, Jonathan's Place, City Park, Creuzot Judicial Treatment Center and Reconciliation Outreach.

Statistics

Estimated homeless population: 15,000

Patients served: 9,153

Subcontractors

Turtle Creek Recovery Center

2820 Swiss Avenue Dallas, TX 75204
Phone:
(214) 522-7930 
Email:
 hope@tcrecovery.org