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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.


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.


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.


Estimated homeless population: 15,000

Patients served: 9,153


Turtle Creek Recovery Center

2820 Swiss Avenue Dallas, TX 75204
(214) 522-7930 

General Info


Frederick P. Cerise

Medical Director

Lara Johnson

UDS Number


Contact Info

Phone Number

(214) 590-0153




Physical Address

4811 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75235

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U30CS09746, a National Training and Technical Assistance Cooperative Agreement for $1,625,741, with 0% match from nongovernmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the authors and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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