HEALTH

Transitional Medicaid: call 211. If you are not assisted, call Angie Campos at 512-908-9612† (7 am to 4pm) or email angie@ggsc.state/us

 

Community Health Centers.† Provide checkups, treatment of illnesses, complete prenatal care, immunizations and checkups for children, dental care, prescription drugs, mental health and substance abuse care. You pay what you can afford, based on your income.† In San Angelo La Esperanza Health Centers 2033 W. Beauregard, 1610 S. Chadbourne, (325) 658-5339.†

To find a Community Health† Center elsewhere, go to http://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov/Search_HCC.aspx

 

Medicaid Transportation: 1-800-252-8263 if you need assistance with transportation to a doctorís appointment.

 

TGC Indigent Health Care, (325) 659-6504

 

West Texas Counseling & Guidance, 242 N Magdalen St., San Angelo 76903† 944-2561.sanangelocounseling.org†† †

 

Daily Bread Soup Kitchen at Wesley Trinity United Methodist Church, 301 W. 18th St.††† Physical assessments by a nurse, medical referrals.† Counseling by West Texas Counseling and Guidance therapists.

 

Rust Street Ministries† Counseling by West Texas Counseling and Guidance therapists, substance abuse programs.

 

Shannon Hospital, 120 E. Harris Ave, (325) 653-6741

 

San Angelo Community Medical Center, 3501 Knickerbocker, (325) 949-9511

 

River Crest Hospital, (325) 942-5722, 1-800-5722.† Specializes in treatment of emotional, behavioral, and addiction problems.

 

City Health Department (325) 677-4214, 2030 Pulliam St. Suite 8.† Immunizations for children up to age 18; for those 19 and older, only those without insurance are eligible.† Available by appointment, STD clinic, various lab tests.† FMI http://www.sanangelotexas.org/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC=%7B7D6026E0-CE56-4D7C-A226-3F5AF01248

 

San Jacinto School Health Clinic, immunizations, school physicals, medical services for children aged birth to 18.

 

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council (325) 224-3481, 1-800-7418.† Education, intervention, treatment for alcohol and drug addiction.

 

Concho Valley Rape Crisis Center, (325) 658-8888

 

Family Planning, (325) 944-9274

 

West Texas Rehabilitation Center, (325) 223-6300

 

Pregnancy Help Center†† 2525 Sherwood Way, (325) 944-1515.†

 

Prescription Drugs.† Tom Green County residents can obtain a free discount card offering savings averaging 22% on prescription drugs.† The cards can be picked up at the County Treasurerís Office, first floor of the Courthouse at 112† W. Beauregard.† For more information, including a list of participating pharmacies, see http://www.co.tom-green.tx.us/ips/cms/countyoffices/Treasurer/RxCard/index.html . (Also see Community Health Centers above)

The following list is intended to serve as a quick guide to many of the resources available in the Concho Valley area for former foster children transitioning to independent living.† If you canít find what you need here, please consult one of the websites listed or call the Transition Center..