37 Harris Health Clinics That Treat Houston’s Uninsured

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37 Harris Health Clinics That Treat Houston’s Uninsured


In this guide, we’ll discuss the 37 Harris Health Clinics that are available to anyone who qualifies for the Gold Card. 

The Gold Card is a program offered by the Harris Health System to patients who cannot qualify for other forms of health insurance. 

If you are uninsured, unemployed, or you have health insurance and simply want to visit a local clinic this guide will provide you with a better understanding of the options available to you. 

Before breaking down the Harris Health Clinics, let’s talk about the eligibility requirements to receive treatment. 

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Eligibility To Visit A Harris Health Clinic

To receive ongoing care at a Harris Health clinic you will need to apply for the Gold Card. 

To start the eligibility process for Gold Card you can call the Harris Health eligibility line at 713.566.6509 or see our guide titled How To Apply For Gold Card for more information. 

Note: If you have a life threatening situation you do not need to have a Gold Card or health insurance to receive care at a Harris Health hospital, however, you may not receive financial assistance paying your bills if you are uninsured. 

Harris Health Clinics In Houston

Below are the different types of clinics that Harris Health offers and who should consider them. 

  • Primary Care Clinics – If you simply need a primary care doctor these clinics can help you. Included in this section is Thomas Street which treats individuals who have a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS. 
  • Same Day Clinics – These clinics are good options for minor illnesses or injuries because walk-ins are welcome here. 
  • Specialty Clinics – Individuals who take medications for chronic diseases could be referred to a specialty clinic. Examples of specialty clinics are Riverside, which offers dialysis, Smith Clinic essentially the home of all specialty care, and the Bayland Geriatric Center. 
  • Harris Health Hospitals – There are 2 hospitals in the Harris Health System that offer specialty clinics as well as trauma centers for emergencies. 

Primary Care At Harris Health Clinics 

If you are in relatively good health and simply need a primary care doctor you can use this list of clinics below to find a provider. 

A.C. Taylor Health Clinic (children, adolescents) 

This east Houston Harris Health clinic treats children and adolescents. Services offered here include physical exams, sports physicals, primary care, immunizations, vision, hearing, chronic disease management, and more. 

To make an appointment call A.C. Taylor Health Clinic at 713.873.5437 or 713.497.0950. This clinic is located at Cloverleaf Elementary. The address is 13940 Bonham Street, Houston, TX 77015. 

Acres Home Health Center (children, adults)

This NW Houston clinic treats children and adults. Services offered include primary and pediatric care, adult dentistry, podiatry, ophthalmology, on-site labs, pharmacy, x-ray, nutrition, and counseling services. 

Call 713.526.4243 or 281.448.6391 to make an appointment. The clinic is located at 818 Ringold Street, Houston, TX 77088. 

Aldine Health Center (children, adults)

This Aldine clinic treats children and adults. Services offered include dental care, mammography, midwife services, OB/GYN, podiatry, psychiatry, x-ray, nutrition, and counseling services. 

Call 713.526.4243 or 281.985.7600 to make an appointment. The clinic is located at 4755 Aldine Mail Route, Houston, TX 77039.

Baytown Health Center (children, adults)

This Baytown health clinic treats both children and adults. Services offered include primary care, ophthalmology, OB/GYN, podiatry, psychiatry, nutrition, counseling, and radiology services. 

Call 713.526.4243 or 281.837.2700 to make an appointment. The clinic is located at 1602 Garth Road, Baytown, TX 77520. 

Casa de Amigos Health Center (children, adults)

This downtown Houston health clinic treats both children and adults. Services offered include primary care, OB/GYN, ophthalmology, psychiatry, pharmacy, nutrition, counseling, and on-site lab services. 

Call 713.526.4243 or 713.222.2272 to make an appointment at this Harris Health Clinic. The address is 1615 North Main Street, Houston, TX 77009.  

Cypress Health Center (children, adults)

This Cypress Texas health clinic treats both children and adults. Services offered include primary care, chronic conditions, psychiatry, counseling, and weight management services. 

Call 713.526.4243 or 713.873.5240 to make an appointment. The clinic is located at 12340 Jones Road, Suite 100, Houston, TX 77070. 

Danny Jackson Health Center (children, adults)

This Katy health clinic treats both children and adults. Services offered include primary care and chronic conditions services. 

Call 713.526.4243 or 713.982.7071 to make an appointment. The clinic is located at 5503 N. Fry Road, Katy, TX 77449. 

El Franco Lee Health Center (children, adults)

This SW Houston health clinic treats both children and adults. Services offered include primary care, optometry, pharmacy, podiatry, psychiatry, radiology, nutrition, and counseling services. 

Call 713.526.4243 or 281.454.0500 to make an appointment. The clinic is located at 8901 Boone Road, Houston, TX 77099.

Goose Creek Health Health Center (children, adolescents)

This Baytown health clinic treats both children and adolescents. Services offered include primary care, physical exams, sports physicals, vision, hearing tests, immunizations, and chronic disease management services. 

Call 713.873.5437 or 713.497.0970 to make an appointment. The clinic is located at 2706 Kentucky Street, Baytown, TX 77520. This clinic is housed at San Jacinto Elementary.  

Gulfgate Health Center (children, adults)

This SE Houston health clinic treats both children and adults. Services offered include primary care, OB/GYN, dental, psychiatry, x-ray, pharmacy, and counseling services. 

Call 713.526.4243 or 713.495.3700 to make an appointment. The clinic is located at 7550 Office City Drive, Houston, TX 77012. 

MLK Health Center (children, adults)

This Sunnyside health clinic treats both children and adults. Services offered include primary care, OB/GYN, ophthalmology, podiatry, psychiatry, pharmacy, mammography, x-ray, counseling services. 

Call 713.526.4243 or 713.547.1000 to make an appointment. The clinic is located at 3550 Swingle Road, Houston, TX 77047. 

Northwest Health Center (children, adults)

This Studewood health clinic treats both children and adults. Services offered include primary care, ophthalmology, OB/GYN, podiatry, psychiatry, nutrition, counseling, and HIV/AIDS case management services. 

Call 713.526.4243 or 713.861.3939 to make an appointment. The clinic is located at 1100 West 34th Street, Houston, TX 77018. 

Bear Creek Health Center (pediatric, adolescent, newborns to 18 years old)

This West Houston health clinic offers pediatric and adolescent treatment. Services offered include primary care and chronic conditions services. 

Call 713.873.KIDS or 713.873.6860 to make an appointment. The clinic is located at 5870 Highway 6, Suite 108, Houston, TX 77084. 

C.E. Odom Health Center (pediatric, adolescent, newborns to 18 years old)

This Kashmere Gardens Houston health clinic offers pediatric and adolescent treatment. Services offered include primary care and chronic conditions services. 

Call 713.873.KIDS or 713.487.0000 to make an appointment. The clinic is located at 5516 Lockwood, Houston, TX 77026. 

Bear Creek Health Center (pediatric, adolescent, newborns to 18 years old)

This West Houston health clinic offers pediatric and adolescent treatment. Services offered include primary care and chronic conditions services. 

Call 713.873.KIDS or 713.873.6860 to make an appointment. The clinic is located at 5870 Highway 6, Suite 108, Houston, TX 77084. 

Pasadena Health Center (pediatric, adolescent, newborns to 18 years old)

This Pasadena Texas health clinic offers pediatric and adolescent treatment. Services offered include primary care, chronic conditions, pulmonary, special needs therapy, rheumatology, gastrointestinal, psychiatry, neurology, counseling, psychology, and weight management services. 

Call 713.873.KIDS or 713.873.6300 to make an appointment. The clinic is located at 3925 Fairmont Parkway, Pasadena, TX 77504. 

Robert Carrasco Health Center (children, adolescents)

This downtown Houston health clinic treats both children and adolescents. Services offered include primary care, sports physicals, developmental assessments, vision, hearing, immunizations, and chronic disease services. 

Call 713.873.5437 or 713.497.0980 to make an appointment at this Harris Health Clinic. The clinic is located at Marshall Middle School and the address is 1115 1/2 Noble, Houston, TX 77009. 

Settegast Health Center (children, adults)

This N.Wayside health clinic treats both children and adults. Services offered include primary care, optometry, podiatry, psychiatry, counseling, lab, nutrition, and pharmacy services. 

Call 713.526.4243 or 713.633.2020 to make an appointment. The clinic is located at 9105 North Wayside Drive, Houston, TX 77028.

Sheldon Health Center (children, adolescents)

This Channelview health clinic treats both children and adolescents. Services offered include primary care, sports physicals, developmental assessments, vision, hearing, immunizations, and chronic disease services. 

Call 713.873.5437 or 713.497.0990 to make an appointment. The clinic is located at Sheldon Elementary School and the address is 17203 1/2 Hall Sheppard, Houston, TX 77049. 

Southside Health Center (children, adolescents)

This Galena Park health clinic treats both children and adolescents. Services offered include primary care, sports physicals, developmental assessments, vision, hearing, immunizations, and chronic disease services. 

Call 713.873.5437 or 713.497.0946 or 713.497.0940 to make an appointment. The clinic is located at Galena Park Community Resource and Training Center and the address is 1721 16th Street, Galena Park, Texas, 77547. 

Squatty Lyons Health Center (children, adults)

This Humble Texas health clinic treats both children and adults. Services offered include primary care, counseling, nutrition, psychiatry, and pharmacy services. 

Call 713.526.4243 or 281.446.4139 to make an appointment. The clinic is located at 1712 First Street E, Suite M20, Humble, TX 77338. 

Strawberry Health Center (children, adults)

This Pasadena Texas health clinic treats both children and adults. Services offered include primary care, OB/GYN, breast health, ophthalmologist, podiatric, psychiatry, lab, counseling, and nutrition services. 

Call 713.526.4243 or 713.982.5900 to make an appointment. The clinic is located at 927 Shaw Ave, Pasadena, TX 77506. 

Thomas Street Health Center (HIV/AIDS patients)

This downtown Houston health clinic specializes in treating patients with HIV/AIDS. Services offered include primary care, oncology, endocrinology, pain management, dermatology, rheumatology, adolescent health, ENT, neurology, hep c, counseling, and social services. 

Call 713.526.4243 or 713.873.4000 to make an appointment. The clinic is located at 2015 Thomas Street, Houston, TX 77009. 

Vallbona Health Center (children, adults)

This SW Houston health clinic treats both children and adults. Services offered include primary care, specialty care, OB/GYN, mammography, podiatry, psychiatry, lab, pharmacy, x-ray, nutrition, and counseling services. 

Call 713.526.4243 or 713.272.2600 to make an appointment. The clinic is located at 6630 DeMoss Street, Houston, TX 77074. 

Harris Health Same Day Clinics

These clinics will provide you with fast treatment for minor illnesses or injuries. 

Instead of going to an emergency room and being billed $100s of dollars, you can walk-in at a Harris Health Same Day Clinic to be treated. 

Note: Patients must be 18 months and older. 

Harris Health Same Day Clinics Treat The Following

Consider using a same-day clinic if you have any of the conditions below: 

  • Headaches, migraines
  • Minor rashes
  • Earaches
  • Sinus pain or pressure
  • Allergies
  • Sore or strep throat
  • Urinary tract pain
  • Nause, vomiting or diarrhea
  • Blisters or burns
  • Minor cuts
  • Sprains, strains
  • Insect bites
  • Staple removal

You can also receive the following services at Harris Health Same Day  Clinics: 

  • Blood pressure checks
  • Glucose check
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Strep testing
  • Flu vaccines
  • There are NO pharmacy services

Harris Health Same Day Clinic Locations

Here is a listing of same-day clinics available to you. 

  • Margo Hillard Alford Clinic (near LBJ in north Houston) – 5550 Kelly Street, Houston, TX 77026
  • Monroe Clinic (Monroe and Gulf Freeway, South Houston)– 8539 Gulf Freeway, Houston, TX 77017
  • Robindell Clinic (Chimney Rock and Bellaire, SW Houston) – 5420 Dashwood, Suite 200, Houston, TX 77081
  • Sareen Clinic at India House (West Bellfort and 59, SW Houston) – 8888 W. Bellfort Ave, Houston, TX 77031
  • Sunset Heights Clinic (Airline and Cavalcade, The Heights) – 1623 Airline Dr, Suite 100-B, Houston, TX 77009

Business hours for most of these clinics are 8 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday and open on Saturdays at some locations.  

Again walk-ins are welcome, however, if you need more information call them at 713.218.2697

Specialty Care Via Harris Health Clinics

If you have a chronic condition that you take medications regularly, Harris Health Specialty Care clinics may be able to help you effectively manage your condition. 

Note: You may need a referral from your Harris Health doctor to go to these clinics.  

Bayland Geriatric Health Center 

This SW Houston geriatric clinic provides many services to seniors. Some of those include medicine reviews, Geriatric health assessments, treatment for minor injuries or illnesses, and social services. 

Call 713.526.4243 or 713.873.6830 to make an appointment at this Harris Health Clinic. The address is 6400 Bissonnet Street, Houston, TX 77074. 

Ben Taub Hospital

Ben Taub hospital is located in the heart of the Houston Medical Center. This hospital is home to 20 Harris Health specialty clinics. 

Specialty clinics here include: 

  • Audiology
  • General surgery
  • Gynecology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Obstetrics
  • OB Genetics
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics
  • Otorhinolaryngology/ENT
  • Speech therapy
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Urology 
  • Urology oncology
  • Vascular surgery

Call 713.526.4243 to make an appointment. The hospital is located at 1502 Ben Taub Loop, Houston, TX 77030. 

To park at Ben Taub you will need to enter at Texas Medical Center marker #21. Parking here is a maximum of $10 daily. 

Harris Health Dental Clinics

When you qualify for the Gold Card you immediately get access to dental services. Harris Health has several clinics in Houston to provide services like: 

  • Preventative and restorative dental care
  • Regular exams
  • Cleanings
  • Fillings 
  • Extractions
  • Full and partial dentures

Harris Health Dental Clinic Locations

  • Dental Center (Palm Center) – Griggs Road, Houston, TX 77051- 713.757.0572
  • Acres Home – 818 Ringold Street, Houston, TX 77088 – 281.448.6391
  • El Franco Lee – 8901 Boone Road, Houston, TX 77099 – 281.454.0500
  • Aldine – 755 Aldine Mail Route, Houston, TX 77039 – 281.985.7600
  • MLK – 3550 Swingle Road, Houston, TX 77047 – 713.547.1000
  • Strawberry – 927 Shaw Ave, Pasadena, TX 77506 – 713.982.5900

LBJ Outpatient Center

The Outpatient Center is located at LBJ Hospital. Here patients receive outpatient surgical care. 

There are also 21 specialty clinics here which include

  • Anticoagulation
  • Breast Surgery
  • Cardiology
  • Colorectal
  • Family practice
  • Family practice same day
  • Gastroenterology
  • General surgery
  • Gyn colposcopy
  • Gyn Oncology
  • Gynecology
  • Hematology
  • Infectious disease
  • Internal medicine
  • Laboratory (draw station)
  • Medicine clearance
  • Obstetrics
  • Oncology
  • Palliative care
  • PICC Nurse
  • Plastic surgery
  • Physical medicine and rehabilitation
  • Pulmonary
  • Psychiatry
  • Renal (nephrology)
  • Rheumatology

To schedule an appointment call 713.526.4243. LBJ Hospital is located at 5550 Kelly St, Houston, TX 77026. Parking here is $6 a day. 

Riverside Dialysis Center

The Riverside Dialysis Center offers treatment to individuals who are in kidney failure. 

The Harris Health dialysis clinic is located at 3315 Delano, Houston, TX 77004. For more information, you can call them at 713.566.3900

Harris Health Smith Clinic

Smith Clinic, which is located on Holly Hall offers many specialty clinics like: 

  • Radiation Therapy Center
  • Breast Center
  • Infusion Therapy Clinic
  • Diagnostic Imaging Department and Smith Oncology Clinic
  • Allergy
  • Asthma
  • Dermatology
  • Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Genetics
  • Gynecology
  • Hematology
  • Infections Disease
  • Infusion Center
  • Neurology
  • PICC Line Clinic
  • Pulmonary
  • Renal/Nephrology
  • Rheumatology
  • Tropical Medicine 
  • Full-service pharmacy
  • Laboratory

Smith Clinic is located at 2525-A Holly Hall, Houston, TX 77054. For more information, you can call them at 713.566.3600

Quentin Mease 

Quentin Mease will be under construction for the next 12-18 months.

This Third Ward clinic is located at 3601 North MacGregor Way, Houston, TX 77004. For more information, you can call them at 713.873.3700

Harris Health Hospitals

Harris Health has 2 hospitals/trauma centers. 

Ben Taub 

Ben Taub is located in the medical center and is considered a level 1 trauma center. 

This Harris Health hospital is located at 1504 Taub Loop, Houston, TX 77030. For more information, you can call them at 713.873.2000

Note:  Regarding parking at Ben Taub, Texas Medical Center entrance #22 can be used as a drop off location. If you need to park enter Texas Medical Center entrance #21. Parking is a maximum of $10 per day here. 

LBJ Hospital 

LBJ is located in north Houston off 610 and Lockwood. This hospital is considered a level 3 trauma center

The address is 5656 Kelley St, Houston, TX 77026. For more information, you can call them at 713.566.5100

Note: Parking is $6 per day at LBJ hospital. 

Conclusion

The Harris Health System should be a major consideration for anyone uninsured in the Houston area. This is especially true if you have a chronic disease because of all the specialty care they offer. 

If you are uninsured and needing treatment, you will first need to apply for the Gold Card to receive care via Harris Health clinics.  You can apply for this coverage by reading our guide titled How To Apply For Gold Card or calling the Harris Health eligibility line at 713.566.6509 for more information. 

 

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