In the Community

Johanna Matos, M.S.N., RN, CPNP, cares for a preschool student at the AVANCE Community Outreach Clinic


AVANCE-San Antonio offers parent education and support programs in at-risk communities. Our faculty nurse practitioners provide care for children and parents in the AVANCE community. One of the main goals of the clinic is to educate parents in the AVANCE community about the importance of immunizations and the standards set by the state of Texas in order for their children to enter school.

Volunteers gardening


Healy-Murphy Center is a local high school for self-paced study. Our faculty nurse practitioners provide care for students attending Healy-Murphy Center and their families.

students at clinic check in window

PRIDE Clinic

The PRIDE Clinic is a student and doctor led effort to serve the uninsured and underinsured LGBTQ community. Our faculty nurse practitioners provide care at the PRIDE Clinic in collaboration with UT Health San Antonio’s Center for Medical Ethics and Humanities.

refugee clinic

San Antonio Refugee Health Clinic

A true interdisciplinary and joint effort among nursing, medical and dental students and faculty from UT Health San Antonio addresses the health and social needs of immigrant refugees.

Mom adoring child in car seat

Casa Mia at the Pryor House

Casa Mia is a recovery residence where pregnant and parenting women with opioid use disorder can recover with their children. Crosspoint Inc., a local non-profit, is our community partner for this project. Our School of Nursing faculty and students provide wellness and nutrition education, case management services, parenting classes, and recovery support for all Casa Mia residents

Mobile Health Care for Underserved Communities & Disaster Relief

Mobile Health Care for Underserved Communities & Disaster Relief

Our School of Nursing operates a mobile health unit that provides care to communities in need such as low-income school districts. The mobile health unit also provides disaster relief care to communities affected by disasters such as Hurricane Harvey.

Community-based Health Initiatives

Our School of Nursing collaborates with interdisciplinary academic programs at UT Health San Antonio and community of healthcare professionals to address health disparities among women and their families.

The Center for Community-Based Health Promotion with Women and Children
South Texas Area Health Education Centers

Caring for the Caregiver

Caring for the Caregiver provides opportunities for social engagement, education classes, and hands-on skills training for managing care challenges for caregivers of persons with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. All resources are offered at no cost to the family caregiver.

Caring for the Caregiver
Dementia Friendly San Antonio

Opioid Overdose Training & Recovery Initiatives

Our School of Nursing collaborates with Bexar County, the state of Texas and local programs to combat the opioid crisis.

Training first responders to reverse an opioid overdose.
The Bexar County Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Collaborative