Arlington Free Clinic provides health care to 1,600 Arlingtonians a year at no cost. Some clients work at one or more low-wage jobs; others have lost their jobs. None has health insurance, and far too many have chronic conditions that have gone untreated for years. To serve them, AFC draws on a network of over 570 volunteers, including 170 physicians and nurse practitioners, who provide primary and specialty care, women's health and mental health services, and patient education enabling clients to take control of their own well-being. AFCs pharmacy fills over 16,000 prescriptions annually, from antibiotics for serious infections to life-saving drugs for cancer and heart disease. These services are in high demand: for every AFC patient, there are six low-income Arlingtonians in need of similar care. Supported by volunteers from the doctors and nurses who care for patients to the artists whose work brightens the hallways AFC is an ideal example of a community coming together to solve a pressing social problem. Won't you join this essential team?
Headquarters: VA-Arlington County
Where They Operate: VA-Arlington County
Age Groups Served: Young adult (18-24); Adult (25-49); Seniors (50+)
Ethnic Groups Served: African American; Asian American; Caucasian; Latino/Hispanic; Other
- Individual Patients Served in 2011 Fiscal Year:
- On Site Patient Visits in Fiscal Year 2011:
- Primary & Specialty Care Appointments in Fiscal Year 2011:
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Awards & Recognition
Charity Navigator, 2007, 2008,2010,2011 4 Stars for sound fiscal management
Virginia Health Care Foundation's Outstanding Alumna Achievement, 2008
James B. Hunter Human Rights Award, Arlington County 2007
Bank of America's Neighborhood Excellence Award - 2006
President's Community Volunteer Award - 2003
- Healthcare Design Magazine On-line
Tue Jul 14 2009
Arlington Free Clinic recently moved to a new "green" space designed by nationally renown architects in healthcare design.
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