Free and Reduced Cost Medical Care at a Health Safety Net Organization
Free and charitable clinics, community health centers and other similar organizations make up Virginia’s health safety net. They provide free or reduced cost health care services to uninsured individuals.
Health safety net organizations are located in many Virginia communities. All provide medical care and access to needed prescription medicines. Some offer dental and or mental health services, too. Each has its own eligibility guidelines. Call your local health safety net organization or visit its website for more information.
To find a health safety net organization near you, click on the links below.
- Find a Free and Charitable Clinic. Free and charitable clinics usually care for patients with a household income at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL).
- Find a Community Health Center near you. Community health centers are available to anyone, with the cost of care determined by a patient’s household income.
Every Virginia community has a CSB that provides behavioral health services, primarily for people with serious mental illness.
- Find mental health services through a Community Services Board (CSB) near you.
Some Virginia communities have a dental safety net organization that offer reduced cost dental services
- Find a dental safety net organization near you.
All Virginia communities are also served by a local health department. Public health department services are different in each community. Typically, health departments provide prenatal and well-baby care, as well as immunizations.
- Find a Health District near you.
Note: Free sexually-transmitted infection testing is available at every health department to anyone, with or without health insurance. To find an STI testing site near you, visit the Virginia Department of Health STI website and enter your zip code.