Mission & History
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MISSION 

Temple Community Clinic is committed to providing quality medical services and health and wellness education. 
 

VISION 

The Temple Community Clinic will be recognized throughout Bell County as a comprehensive resource for health services that will provide improved access to healthcare and wellness education for qualified individuals to ensure optimal health and well-being.

CORE VALUES

Caring Promoting compassionate and respectful experiences
Education – Creating support, resources and knowledge building opportunities
Partnership Building relationships with stakeholders and collaborative partners in the community
TeamworkWorking together to overcome difficulties and challenges
 

HISTORY 

Temple Community Clinic was established in 1992 by two local Physicians, Dr. Jeff Jackson and Dr. Gopal Guttikonda through a Leadership Temple Project. During their careers, they saw too many working people who were without proper healthcare due to eligibility or prohibitive cost. They could not stand to see their neighbors suffer so, they created a solution.   

For 25 years, through the hearts of volunteers and the generosity of community supporters, the Temple Community Clinic has filled the gap in access to healthcare for Bell County. Although there have been changes, not EVERYONE can access the care they need. Even with the Affordable Care Act, many make too little to qualify for the subsidies and/or too much to qualify for Medicaid. With these circumstances, the compassion of Temple Community Clinic is as important as ever.