Local Health Services

FREE OR LOW-COST MEDICAL CARE IN ALACHUA COUNTY*

*Please Note: All information should be confirmed by contacting the relevant agency; click here or scroll down for list of dental services.


Equal Access  Clinic:  FREE health care on Mondays, Tuesday, & Thursdays

Contact:  (352) 327-8005

Services:  Primary care and referrals, psychological and social work consults; run by medical students; medical staff present

Mondays 6-9 PM:  First 10 patients are seen at the Mobile Outreach Clinic (Tower Road Library- 3020 SW 75th Street).

Tuesdays 5:30 PM:  First 5-8 patients are seen at Gainesville Community Ministries (238 SW 4th Ave).

Thursdays  5:30 -9:30 PM:  First 15 patients are seen at the Family Clinic  (1702 N. Main Street).


Mobile Outreach Clinic: Health care offered on a sliding scale price; schedule varies

Contact:  (352) 262-0162 or (352) 273-5329

Services:   Primary care and referrals. This is a mobile clinic (bus) that travels to under-served neighborhoods in Gainesville and High Springs. No insurance needed. Operated by University of Florida physicians

See this month’s schedule below. For the Spanish version, Page 1- click here.

August 2014 MOC Calendar-page-001

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Helping Hands Clinic: Free health care on Mondays at 5 PM

Contact: (352) 372-8523

Services:  Primary medical and psychiatric mare and social work services for homeless without insurance. Referrals and funding for eye exams and glasses; psychiatric care alternate  2nd and 4th Mondays and 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month.

Mondays 5:00-7:00 PM   Epworth Hall at First United Methodist Church (419 NE 1st  St). Medical Services for men and women

Thursdays 3:00-7:00 PM:  Women’s Health Clinic. Showers and meals provided that day for women only.


RAHMA (Relief and Assistance for Humanity by Muslim Americans):  Free health care on Saturdays for the uninsured 

Contact:  (352) 792-8324

Services:  Primary and preventive care; must be uninsured with income level below 200% of the Federal Poverty Line

Saturdays 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM:  5220 SW 13th St.


UF Shands Eastside Community Practice:  Follow up health care on weekdays for people without medical insurance

Contact:  (352) 265–7020

Services:  Primary and preventive followup care for people without medical insurance.

Monday-Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM:  410 NE Waldo Rd.


Alachua County Health Department:  Reduced-price health care weekdays in Gainesville & Alachua; fees & eligibility depend on service

Contact:  Gainesville, (352) 334-7900;  Alachua, (352) 385-2772

Services:  Primary adult and pediatric care at sliding fee prices; screenings and immunizations, Free STD, HIV, Family Planning Services, TB services

Gainesville, Monday-Friday 7:30 AM  – 4:00 PM:  Located at 224 SE 24th Street, Gainesville, FL 32641

Alachua, M,T,Th,F 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM:   15530 NW Rte 441, Alachua (Hitchcock’s Shopping Ctr)


We Care Network:  Specialist care by volunteer physicians; must be referred (except for dental) 

Contact:  (352) 334-7926/ by appointment (352) 334-7900

Services:  Specialist care for low-income & uninsured people; must be referred (except for dental)

Located at the Alachua County Health Department (224 SE 24th Street, Gainesville) & operated by  AC Medical Society and ACHD.

Mondays- Fridays 8:00AM-5:00 PM:   First United Methodist Church (419 NE 1st  St)


4th Avenue Medical Family:  Free clinic for people without medical insurance

Contact:   (352) 392-6771

Services:  Primary medical services for low income people without insurance.

Mondays- Fridays 8:00 AM-5:00 PM:  625 SW 4th Avenue, Gainesville


ACORN Clinic (Alachua County Organization for Rural Needs); Health care offered weekdays at sliding scale prices in Alachua, Bradford, and Columbia Counties

Contact:  Main, (352) 485-1133; Dental, (352) 485-2772

Services:  Various, offered by volunteer physicians (including some specialists), nurses, pharmacists and counselors.

Monday-Thursday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM, and some Tuesday evenings

Headquarter: 23320 N. State Rd. 235 Brooker, FL 32622