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Healthcare for the Homeless

At Harris Health System, we want to make it easier for people experiencing homelessness to access healthcare services. 

Our Healthcare for the Homeless Program, through shelter-based clinics and mobile units, provides primary medical care, dental care, mental health and substance use services, and a variety of support services to persons experiencing homelessness. The program also provides eligibility and registration services through the shelter-based clinics and in other homeless service locations in greater Houston.

The Healthcare for the Homeless Program:

  • Reduces or eliminates barriers to healthcare experienced by homeless individuals
  • Enables healthcare problems to be detected and treated early
  • Decreases emergency center use for primary care needs
  • Increases immunization rates of homeless children
  • Increases tuberculosis screening and follow-up
  • Increases health promotion and prevention education among homeless individual

Healthcare for the Homeless Program services can be accessed through the following shelters:

Harmony House
602 Girard St.
Houston, TX 77007

Jackson Hinds Gardens (temporarily closed)
607 Thornton Rd.
Houston, TX 77018

Lord of the Streets
3401 Fannin St.
Houston, TX 77004

Open Door Mission
5803 Harrisburg Blvd.
Houston, TX 77011

The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center
2118 Washington Ave.
Houston, TX 77007

The Salvation Army Family Center
1603 McGowen St.
Houston, TX 77004

Star of Hope Cornerstone Community
2575 Reed Rd.
Houston, TX 77051

Star of Hope Men's Development Center
1811 Ruiz St.
Houston, TX 77003

In addition to the above listed locations, Harris Health eligibility services can be accessed through the following locations:

1212 Prairie St.
Houston, TX 77002

3827 Broadway St.
Houston, TX 77017

2015 Congress St.
Houston, TX 77002

Thomas Street Health Center
2015 Thomas St.
Houston, TX 77009

Healthc​are for the Homeless Phone Numbers:

Main: 346-426-0500
Eligibility Services: 346-426-0702
Outreach Services: 281-906-8205
Mobile Medical Unit and services: 832-547-4381
Mobile Dental Unit and dental services: 832-986-0358
HIV Prevention Services and HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) Program: 281-906-0138
Mental Health and Substance Use Services: 832-457-1992​