Ways to Help

Below is a list of organizations which help people with diabetes and diabetes awareness in the Rio Grande Valley.

Hope Clinic Health Center
2332 Jordan Rd W.
McAllen, Texas 78503
hopefamilyhealthcenter.org | Visit Their Facebook Page
(956) 994-3319

Hope Family Health Center provides medical and counseling care to the uninsured. Medical doctors, physician’s assistants, nurse practitioners donate their time to HOPE providing free care. HOPE is a non-profit organization sustained through grants, individual donations, volunteer services and fundraisers.


Proyecto Juan Diego
2216 Eduardo Ave.
P.O. Box 8038
Brownsville, Texas 78523
proyecto-jd.org | Visit Their Facebook Page
(956) 542-2488

Proyecto Juan Diego empowers low-income families to be healthy and self-sufficient through educational programs, family activities and preventative health services. Proyecto Juan Diego is funded by United Way of Southern Cameron County and Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc.


Rio Grande Valley Diabetes Association
420 S. Closner
Edinburg, Texas 78539
rgvdiabetesassociation.info | Visit Their Facebook Page
(956) 782-1900

RGVDA’s goal is to enhance the quality of life of all persons impacted by diabetes through education. Dedicated to the prevention of diabetes and its complications through educational services, early detection and awareness, RGVDA is a non-profit organization that receives funding from individual donations and fundraising events.


Proyecto Desarrollo Humano
17617 Sabal Palm Drive
Hidalgo, Texas 78576
Read more about the nonprofit
(956) 580-9726

The non-profit organization provides assistance to colonias. Staff and volunteers provide nutrition classes and started a community garden project.


South Texas Juvenile Diabetes Association
315 N. Shary Road Suite 1016
Mission, Texas 78572
stjda.org | Visit Their Facebook page
(956) 583-2463

The 501c3 nonprofit provides diabetes information and medical treatment to underprivileged families in the Rio Grande Valley through donations.


Diabetes Self Management (Rio Grande Regional Hospital)
101 East Ridge Road
McAllen, TX 78503
Read more about the program | Visit Their Facebook page
(956) 632-6000

Rio Grande Regional Hospital offers diabetes self-management and outpatient nutrition-counseling services for patients with diabetes, prediabetes, juvenile diabetes and pregnancy-related diabetes.


Tu Salud Si Cuenta
Cameron County
Read more about the program | Visit Their Facebook Page
(956) 755-0680

Tu Salud Si Cuenta is a program open to the public that addresses obesity and associated chronic diseases in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. 


Diabetes Management Center (Valley Regional Medical Center)
100-A Alton Gloor Blvd
Read more about the program
(956) 350-7000

The Valley Regional Medical Center offers a free service for people to receive help when it comes to diabetes. They're open Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.