INFORMATION

About Our Clinics

Alpha Home Clinic (Usatine Wellness Center)

Clinics are held every Monday and Wednesday evening (5:30 – 8:30 pm), and every second Tuesday of the month a Women’s Health clinic (6:00-8pm) is staffed by medical students and residents under the supervision of UT Health San Antonio faculty. The clinics serve the women of Alpha Home, a non-profit, long-term chemical dependency recovery center. Established in 1966, Alpha Home is the only women-specific drug treatment program in Bexar County and draws clients from all over the state. Clients are referred to Alpha Home from various community agencies, including hospitals, detox facilities and homeless shelters.

VISIT THE ALPHA HOME WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION: www.alphahome.org


Haven for Hope/ Restoration Center Clinic

The Thursday evening clinic (6:00-8:30 pm) operates out of the Restoration Center Clinic at Haven for Hope. The Restoration Center is a substance abuse detox and rehabilitation center operated by the Center for Healthcare Services (CHCS). CHCS provides mental health and substance abuse treatment for the underserved of Bexar County. The focus of the clinic is dermatologic diagnosis and treatment with a holistic approach to the patient. This includes biopsies, wound care and minor surgeries. Most of the patients are referred for care from Prospects Courtyard or CentroMed at Haven for Hope. The students work with Dr. Usatine to provide healthcare to the homeless men, women and children residing at Haven for Hope. Haven for Hope is the largest, most comprehensive Homeless Transformation Campus in the U.S.A. On any given night there will be roughly 1600 individuals residing on the Haven for Hope Campus. Haven for Hope and its Partners provides critical social services to help the homeless become self-sufficient individuals on a long-term basis. Haven for Hope seeks to transform the lives of the homeless by addressing the root causes of homelessness through education, job training and behavioral health services.

VISIT THE HAVEN FOR HOPE WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION: www.havenforhope.org

VISIT THE CHCS WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION: www.chcsbc.com

 

Refugee Health Clinic

San Antonio Refugee Health Clinic (SARHC) is held every Wednesday evening. It is a joint effort between medical, dental, and nursing students with faculty from UT Health San Antonio. SARHC is an acute care clinic developed to address the health and social needs of about 5,000 immigrant refugees living in northwest San Antonio. Initially, displaced families are supported by local and state efforts during the first six months of their relocation after which they are minimally supported through subsidized housing. The primary goal of this clinic is to serve as an initial trustworthy location for refugees to overcome their inhibitions and adequately address their health care issues and social needs. It is a weekly clinic at St. Francis Episcopal Church and is a collaborative effort between students of medicine, nursing, dental, and community volunteers. Families will receive care for unaddressed health issues. A central aspect of the clinic is the education of both patients and students through collaboration. Through educational workshops, refugee families learn about good health practices and available health care options. Through organizing and managing the clinic, students of all levels of education learn valuable lessons in service, communication, and resourcefulness through an irreplaceable interdisciplinary approach to care.

 

SAMM Clinic

Clinic is held at the SAMM location every Wednesday evening (5:30-8pm) and is staffed by medical students and residents under the supervision of UT Health San Antonio faculty. The clinic operates out of the SAMM Transitional Living & Learning Center (TLLC) on Blanco Road. The TLLC opened its doors in August of 2000 and has the capacity to serve 40 families experiencing homelessness who demonstrate a commitment to gaining self-sufficiency. The center provides families with a variety for resources, services, and education to enable them to again become self-sufficient contributing members of our community.

VISIT THE SAMM WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION: www.samm.org

 

Travis Park Dermatology Clinic

Travis Park Dermatology Clinic is held the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month (3:45pm-6:45pm) and is staffed by medical students, residents, Health Science Center faculty and community dermatologists. This free student-run clinic was established November 18th, 2009 to treat skin disorders in the homeless, indigent, and uninsured patients in San Antonio. Dermatology is an important aspect in all fields of medicine and students volunteers learn more about treating skin lesions. Travis Park Methodist church has a variety of resources and seeks to make the world a better place through transformation of self and community. Their mission is to enhance the transformation of people through programs that develop the body, mind, and spirit. VISIT THE TRAVIS PARK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION: www.travispark.org

Pride Community Clinic

Pride Community Clinic (PCC) is a Student-Faculty and Collaborative Practice that, as an extension of the Alamo Area Resource Center LGBT Health Equity Clinic, aspires to create an environment that eliminates barriers to gender and sexual minority healthcare access. The PCC offers primary care for the underserved lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer population of San Antonio, and also provides linkages to vital mental health, sexual health, and substance abuse services. The PCC further aims to expose interdisciplinary UT Health San Antonio student volunteers to the medical needs, social concerns, and unique experiences of this population, while propelling relevant education, research, and advocacy for equitable healthcare. The PCC typically operates the first Wednesday of each month from 5-8 pm.

 

Address: Inside of the AARC clinic at 303 N. Frio St.

 

Phone: For further information, feel free to call us at 210-570-7318 and leave a message, and we will call you back as soon as possible.