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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Child Day Care, Children & Youth, Children & Youth Services, Community Clinics, Health, Pediatrics

Mission: Making healthcare a reality for every kid!

Results: • 98% of patients report they consider PediPlace their medical home. • Greater than 95% of PediPlace patients ages 0-19 received their immunizations as recommended in comparison to the State of Texas average of 74%. • 58% of PediPlace patients ages 0 - 15 months received a well-exam as recommended compared to the Texas Medicaid Performance Goal of 36%. • 48% of PediPlace patients ages 12 years and older received a well-exam as recommended compared to the Texas Medicaid Performance Goal of 38%. • 31% of PediPlace patients indicated at least a 10% reduction in ER usage.

Target demographics: Children ages birth - 19 years old receiving Medicaid or CHIP benefits or children who are uninsured.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 6000

Geographic areas served: North Texas

Programs: Healthy Kids (Preventive Care) Illness to Wellness (Acute care for sick children) Healthy Babies (provides no cost preventive care for children birth - 15 months old)

Community Stories

3 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Board Member

Rating: 5

As a longtime public educator, I am proud to recommend this community-based organization. PediPlace works tirelessly to make healthcare a reality for all children. When you help with healthcare, dentalcare, nutritiion of a child, you actually are investing in more than one generation. As a proud American, it disappoints me that we cannot take care of the basic needs of our children - our most valuable asset! I'm proud of the PediPlace staff that take care of the medical needs of over 100+ kids each day.

Board Member

Rating: 5

We have a healthcare crisis in this country and in Texas. We have an increasing number of children who no longer have access to healthcare due to being uninsured or underinsured. PediPlace has helped fill this void and make healthcare a reality for those children also. Without PediPlace, our most vulnerable members of society would be without healthcare. Thank you for all you do for our children.

Board Member

Rating: 5

The mission of PediPlace is to make healthcare a reality for every kid. How do we do that with so many uninsured and underinsured children? Well, we have to start at the local level and PediPlace does that. Instead of going to an emergency room just when they are sick, PediPlace gives the kids in its area a doctor's office to go to when they are sick or well. It accepts kids with Medicaid, kids without insurance and even kids who have insurance but it has high deductibles or it otherwise leaves them exposed. I have been proud to have been a part of PediPlace for seventeen years in one capacity or another whether its volunteer, donor or board member. When you go into the office and see how kids are treated the same as you would at any doctor's office across the country, you see that it is possible to make healthcare a reality for evey kid.