Friends of MedCare

Pediatric Care Resources

MedCare would like to introduce you to some of our friends in the area. From pediatric hospitals to equipment vendors to support groups, these resources can be beneficial for you and your family.
211 Texas

2-1-1 Texas is a free, confidential, information and referral line answered by nationally certified specialists 24 hours a day, seven days a week. These trained experts have access to the most comprehensive database of community-based organizations, government agencies and nonprofits that exist in Texas. Just dial 2-1-1 or visit www.211texas.org
Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS)

The Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) was created to administer long-term services and support for people who are aging as well as for people with intellectual and physical disabilities. The DADS mission is to provide a comprehensive array of aging and disability services, supports, and opportunities that are easily accessed in local communities. Visit www.dads.state.tx.us to learn more.
Financial Assistance

Texas Medicaid Client Hotline
CHIP Call Center
Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Women, Infant and Children Program (WIC)
Pediatric Hospitals

Texas Children’s Hospital
Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital
Shriners Hospital for Children – Houston Northshore
Shriners Hospital for Children – Galveston
Ben Taub Children’s Center
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Healthbridge Children’s Hospital
Equipment Vendors

National Seating and Mobility
Active American Mobility & Medical Supply
Rehab Specialties
The Wheelchair Shop
Mobility Plus
Equipment Lending Programs

Texas Technology Access Program
Orthotic & Prosthetic Providers

Dynamic Orthotics & Prosthetics
HOPE Orthotics
TMC Orthopedics
Orthotics & Prosthetics Associates
Fondren Orthopedic Group
Support Groups

UCP of Greater Houston
Down Syndrome Association of Houston
The ARC of Fort Bend County
MHMRA of Harris County
Autism Society of America-Greater Houston
FEAT Houston
Spina Bifida Association of Houston
Transportation Assistance

Medical Transport Program – Texas Health and Human Services Commission
METROLift
Harris County RIDES
Fort Bend County Transportation Program