The National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC) is the only nonprofit 501c(3) organization whose mission is solely focused on the issues and needs of the medically underserved throughout the nation and the more than 1,400 Free and Charitable Clinics and Charitable Pharmacies that serve them.

Free and Charitable Clinics and Pharmacies provide a wide range of services to 2 million medically underserved people throughout the nation annually. They are truly their community’s response to the health care needs in their area.

Examples of services that are found at Free & Charitable Clinics include Primary Medical Care, Chronic Disease Care and Management, Dental Care, Behavioral/Mental Health Care, Vision and other Specialty Care, Care Coordination, Women’s Health Care, Health Education, Smoking Cessation, Health Navigation, Immunizations, Pharmacy Services/Medication Access.

Founded in 2001 and headquartered near Washington, D.C., the NAFC is working to ensure that the medically underserved have access to affordable, quality health care and strives to be a national voice promoting quality health care for all. The NAFC has been awarded the Guidestar Platinum Seal of Transparency and a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator.

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