HOPE Clinic is a full-time Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), serving over 20,000 unique patients with over 100,000 patient visits per year. HOPE Clinic provides health care services to all people, regardless of the patient’s ability to pay. In particular, HOPE Clinic serves the uninsured, under-insured, those with limited English proficiency, and low-income patients. A unique characteristic of HOPE Clinic is its capacity to provide services in 30 different languages, including: Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Korean, Burmese, Arabic, and Spanish. HOPE Clinic’s mission is to provide quality healthcare without any prejudice to all people of Greater Houston in a culturally and linguistically competent manner.
Zacarias Canchi, originally from Bolivia, learned about HOPE Clinic a decade ago from the owners of a Chinese sandwich shop in Alief where he would regularly buy lunch. (Photo by Felipe Luna for Direct Relief)
To provide quality healthcare without any prejudice to all people of Greater Houston in a culturally and linguistically competent manner.
A healthy community with quality, affordable healthcare for all.
Integrity: We exert professional and personal integrity in all that we do.
Commitment: We are committed 100% to closing healthcare gaps in the community.
Compassion: We value caring and respect of all individuals, especially the underserved.
Community: We are focused on “community” and value community service.
Excellence: Our services are progressive — effective, comprehensive and of the highest quality.
Fiscal Soundness: Our operations are efficient, our services affordable, and we maximize all resources.
Collaboration: We value external and internal teamwork, realizing that together, we all achieve more.
Cultural Competence: We strive to understand and adequately serve all patients, regardless of custom, culture or language spoken.
HOPE Clinic does not discriminate any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion or disability in our programs, services, or employment.
As a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), HOPE receives HHS funding and Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.
HOPE Clinic is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).