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Volunteers in Medicine Jacksonville is a downtown, volunteer run medical clinic improving the health of the greater Jacksonville community with free primary and specialty care for the working uninsured. For more than a dozen years, the clinic has been serving the needs of patients that come to receive medical care, as well as the needs of volunteers who enjoy a well-organized, safe and extremely rewarding environment.
Current Medical Volunteer Needs:
41 E. Duval Street, Jacksonville, Florida 32202
Director of Volunteers: Catie Wallace, x103
CEO: Jennifer Gornto
Hours of Operation
Tuesday – Friday, 9 am to 5 pm
We Care Jacksonville, Inc. (We Care) was organized in 1993 as a collaborative effort of the Duval County Medical Society, Duval County Health Department, George S. Trotter, MD, local churches, hospitals, and community organizations to provide donated health care to low-income persons who are uninsured and 200% at or below of the Federal Poverty Level. We Care has evolved into a community partnership of health care professionals, community volunteers and health systems donate their time, skills and services to the community to provide medical specialty care to those who either lack access to care or cannot afford health care services.
We Care receives referrals from a network of primary care clinics and arranges appointments with appropriate medical specialists who have agreed to donate their services to our patients.
Director of Patient Services: Mrs. Freddie Webster, RN
The Jacksonville Health and Transition Services (JaxHATS) clinic is a "Medical Home" for youth, ages 16-26 with chronic medical or developmental problems in the counties of Duval, Nassau, Baker, Clay and St. Johns. JaxHATS has a multi-disciplinary staff that includes a pediatrician, adult internal medicine specialist, nurse care coordinators and a transition specialist who provide primary medical care to address the young person's immediate medical needs. The JaxHATS team also works with youth over time, to help them gain the knowledge and skills they need to achieve their long term life goals. Services provided by JaxHATS are covered by Medicaid, Children's Medical Services and most other health insurance plans.
Phone: (904) 244-9233
Fax: (904) 383-1705
Hours of Operation
Monday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
St. Vincent’s Mobile Health Outreach Ministry (MHOM) provides free acute and preventive medical care to those who are medically underserved in Northeast Florida, by bringing fully staffed doctors-offices-on-wheels to the neighborhoods where its services are needed most.
The MHOM primarily focuses on three areas where the underserved, uninsured and underinsured are most prevalent in our region:
1. The Rural Outreach Ministry serves the very poor men and women who work in the agricultural fields of Putnam and St. Johns Counties.
2. The Urban Outreach Ministry reaches out to the working poor, the homeless and their families within the urban neighborhoods of Duval County, as well as Clay and Nassau Counties.
3. The Pediatric Outreach Ministry provides children and adolescents, attending 23 middle and high schools in Duval County’s Full Service Schools, with access to medical care.
St. Vincent’s Mobile Health Outreach makes medical care possible for those in Northeast Florida who cannot afford it and provides preventive health care that effectively changes lives. St. Vincent’s relies upon the generosity of our donors to continue delivering these critically important health services to the poor and disadvantaged in our community. It is through philanthropic gifts that this program is able to offer better health and hope to children and adults with nowhere else to turn.
Children: No financial information is needed. For information on our pediatric program and which schools are serviced, please contact 904-308-7919.
Community Health Outreach has been providing services for 25 years, operating a primary medical care and emergency dental treatment facility administered through the Access to Health Care Act, food pantry, and pregnancy center located in Duval County, Florida.
All services are provided by volunteers; general volunteers, doctors, dentists, nurses, hygienists and other medical and dental professionals. The free Healing Hands Clinic serves adults, age 18 and older residing in Duval County.
Eligible patients are uninsured with a family income at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines for medical and 150% for dental services. The primary target is the working uninsured or those who are not eligible for any other resource (i.e. Medicaid or Shands Jacksonville Hospital Card). Many medical patients require primary care and education to manage chronic conditions (related to the illness as well as nutrition, exercise, and medication use).
Healthy Start is a program whose mission is to improve the health of its participants before pregnancy, between pregnancies, to improve outcomes and promote positive parenting skills to assure a healthy start for mothers and their babies in Northeast Florida. It is a voluntary and free program available to all families in the community wanting to deliver and care for a healthy baby.
Services include: fatherhood, breastfeeding education and support, teen pregnancy prevention, annual exams, emotional support and counseling, case management, home visits, childbirth education, information and referrals, smoking cessation and substance abuse counseling.
Any pregnant woman or father who lives in Northeast Florida can receive services from Healthy Start. Also, any child from birth to age 3 who lives in Northeast Florida is eligible.
644 Cesery Boulevard, Suite 210, Jacksonville, FL 32211