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Free Clinic of Central Virginia provides expert care with superior treatment results to patients at all points in their care from diagnosis to treatment and ongoing wellness.

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Your gift will help provide medical, dental and behavioral health services in our community. Our work is only possible with generous support from those who share our commitment to making health care available to all.

Become a Volunteer

Volunteers keep the “FREE” in The Free Clinic. Volunteer support keeps costs low, enabling us to provide quality medical, dental and behavioral health care for those who might otherwise go without care.

Appointments

Free Clinic of Central Virginia has a Centralized Call Center (appointment phone line) to find the best day and time for your visit. Your phone call is very important to us.

Dental Care

If you need dental care, but you don’t have dental insurance, you may be eligible to receive dental care at the Free Clinic.

 

We believe that everyone should have access to high-quality dental care.

 

We provide free acute dental care for adults by appointment only on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

• Acute dental care is limited primarily to dental extractions

 

We provide free basic dental services for adults by appointment only from June through March.

• Basic dental care is provided by Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and Howard University

  fourth-year dental students under the supervision of volunteer local dentists

• Basic dental care includes restoration (fillings), extractions, x-rays, and examination

 

We also provide dental hygiene services for adults by appointment only from August through March.

• Dental hygiene services are provided by provided by Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) dental

  hygiene students under the supervision of volunteer local dentists

 

We currently have an extensive waiting list for other dental services including root canals and crowns. These services are provided only when specific grant funding is available, typically once per year.

 

We do not provide sedation (local anesthesia only), complex root canals, gum disease treatment, bridges, dentures or braces.

 

Eligibility Guidelines

You are most likely eligible if you:

• Are over age 18

• Have household income below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level

• Are not covered by private health insurance

• Are currently living in Virginia

 

If you are not currently a Free Clinic patient, you must first schedule an Eligibility Screening Interview. Call 434-846-5866 to schedule your screening.

 

Office Hours

The Free Clinic is not a walk-in clinic. All services are by appointment. Services are provided by volunteers and are limited by the availability of our volunteer providers.

 

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

8:30 am to 4:00 pm

 

Tuesday and Thursday

8:30 am to 7:00 pm

 

Closed everyday between 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm

 

Contact Information

Phone: 434-847-5866 • Fax: 434-528-2529

 

Address

1016 Main Street • Lynchburg, VA 24504

 

Bus

Greater Lynchburg Transit Company

Route 3A

6:25 am – 9:25 pm

434-455-5080 • 434-455-5099 (paratransit)