Helpful Links

Helpful Links

For primary care and mental health services that assist with health challenges beyond what BCPHD provides some Bell County resources are: 

  • Martha's Clinic: Martha's Clinic is a student-founded and student-run free health clinic for the homeless and indigent population of Temple and surrounding Bell County.
  • Temple Community Clinic: Eligible patients can receive services in chronic disease management, cardiology, dermatology, dentistry, diabetic education, primary care, prescription assistance, and others. 
  • Greater Killeen Community Clinic: The GKCC can offer services for uncomplicated illness (cold, flu, etc.), simple wound care, chronic disease management, and the like. 
  • Central Counties Services (MHMR): Offers services for mental and intellectual disabilities and mental health. 
  • UMHB Life Community Center: The Community Life Counseling (CLC) center at UMHB provides high-quality counseling services to Belton and the surrounding communities.
  • Bell County Indigent Health: Indigent Health Services Department to better serve the County and the community in areas of health care services for very low-income residents.

Other services in the Central Texas area of note that residents may wish to utilize are: 

  • Texas Workforce Commission: Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is the state agency charged with overseeing and providing workforce development services to employers and job seekers of Texas.
  • Baylor Scott and White Cancer Support Services: General and cancer-specific support groups and events throughout Central Texas, including Bryan/College Station, Killeen, Temple, and Waco, for patients and caregivers battling the effects of cancer.

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