Our History

Foremost Family Health Centers started providing services to the Dallas community as The Martin Luther King, Jr. Clinic in 1986. As a fixture in the community, the center has become synonymous with affordable family health care. Historically, the MLK Clinic’s delivery of service was comprehensive and included the following health providers: family physicians, internists, OB/GYN, pediatricians, dentists, dental hygienists and licensed clinical psychologists. Services were always accessible to insured, uninsured or underinsured patients of all ages.

With a commitment to their original mission and a pledge to expand services across the Dallas-Ft. Worth Metroplex, Foremost Family Health Centers opened its second medical office in January 2014 in Balch Springs, Texas.

Below are the health services that have been offered since 1986:

  • General Primary Medical Care
  • Behavioral Health Services
  • Dental Care
  • Laboratory Services
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Diabetes Care
  • Cardiovascular Disease Care
  • Family Planning
  • Prenatal Services
  • Obstetrical Care/Labor and Delivery
  • Pediatric Vision, Hearing and Dental Screenings
  • Immunizations – Child and Adult
  • Referrals to Specialty Services
  • Podiatry
  • Urgent Care
  • Extended Hours
  • Case Management
  • Medicaid/CHIP Eligibility and Enrollment Assistance
  • Health Education
  • Transportation Services
  • Translation and Interpretation Services
  • WIC Services
  • Housing Assistance

Family health and wellness services have historically been holistic and comprehensive, while offering continuity of care. As Foremost Family Health Centers, the organization will build on this history and take health care to the next level.