Health Services of North Texas

Denton, TX - 76207

(940) 381-1501

Health Services of North Texas began as AIDenton in 1988 by volunteers that recognized the need for support services for people living with HIV/AIDS and their families. Until 1993, it remained an all-volunteer organization, providing such services as support groups, transportation, food assistance, visitation and free HIV testing. In 1997, services expanded into Collin, Rockwall, Hunt and Kaufman counties, and the client base and budget nearly doubled. The organization was renamed AIDS Services of North Texas to reflect the expanded service area, and primary medical care for uninsured HIV+ individuals was established. In 2009, the agency acquired a full-service primary care health clinic serving patients on a sliding-fee scale, and integrated these services into its HIV/AIDS primary care clinic in Denton. At this time, the agency formally changed its name to Health Services of North Texas, signifying a wider scope of services. In 2012, HSNTs Denton Medical Center was designated as a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), which further strengthened the agencys capacity to provide healthcare for all, regardless of ability to pay. In 2014 HSNT acquired the Plano Childrens Medical Clinic, a pediatric clinic, and the Family Health Clinic, a full-service womens clinic, which enabled the organization to serve an even broader scope of patients.Today, HSNT is the only community health center in Denton County. Serving as a medical home for nearly 10,000 patients, HSNT offers comprehensive, low-cost, sliding-fee scale outpatient medical care, as well as support and enabling services. Services include primary care, well-child and adult exams, immunizations, HIV/AIDS care, integrated behavioral healthcare, treatment for acute and chronic physical and behavioral health conditions, and disease management through a care management model. Additional services include housing assistance and transportation services for qualified clients.

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