How to Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in volunteering to help some of Houston’s most vulnerable residents. Your time and effort will make a huge difference in the health and well-being of homeless men, women, and children in our community.

Signing up is easy. Please review the volunteer information on this website and then complete a screening questionnaire for your area of interest. If you meet the necessary criteria, we will email you a volunteer application.

Medical Clinic Volunteers
Volunteer applications are currently being accepted for the medical clinic. Please be aware there is a long waiting list. We cannont predict how long it will take for placement to occur as we cannot predict openings relative to your availability. Visit this link to complete the medical clinic screening form.

Dental Clinic Volunteers
There is an indefinite freeze on dental clinic placements, but applications are being accepted for the waiting list for future placements for the dental clinic. Please visit this link to complete the dental clinic volunteer screening form.

Clinic Support Volunteers
Community volunteers who are not pursuing medical or dental careers are encouraged to consider volunteering in various capacities in our clinics in accordance with their areas of interest. Responsibilities and hours can be customized as needed. Please visit this link to complete the clinic support volunteer screening form.

Volunteer Providers and Students Requiring Medical Rotations
There are currently no available openings for volunteer providers or practicums or for students needing rotations in the medical clinics. Please check this website for an update after July 10.

Mary Lynn Vaughan, Volunteer Manager
e-mail:  Mary.L.Vaughan@bcm.edu

Mailing Address: Healthcare for the Homeless-Houston, 1934 Caroline Street, Houston, TX 77002

Our clinic sites are conveniently located in Central Houston, with easy access to Metro Rail and bus lines. The locations are as follows:

Caroline Clinic - 1934 Caroline, Houston, TX  77002
Cathedral Clinic - 1212 Prairie at San Jacinto, Houston, TX 77002