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, Housing Crisis Center, Exodus, 24 Hour Club, Genesis House, Golden Gate Ministries, Homeward Bound, ABC Behavioral Health, The Bridge, Shared Housing Center, Dallas County Juvenile Services, Lifenet Texas, Mosaic, Soul's Harbor, Family Services, Creuzot Judicial Treatment Center and Reconciliation Outreach.

Statistics

Estimated homeless population: 15,000

Patients served: 9,153

Subcontractors

Community Dental Care

1420 West Mockingbird Lane, Suite 500 Dallas, TX 75247
Contact:
Sharon Fulcher-Estes
Phone:
(214) 630-7085
Email:
sestes@communitydentalcare.org

Turtle Creek Recovery Center

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