Charitable Organizations

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Volunteers in Medicine – Jacksonville 
The Volunteers in Medicine-Jacksonville (VIM-Jax) Clinic is a volunteer run medical clinic improving the health of the Greater Jacksonville community by providing free primary care medical services to the working uninsured. The VIM-Jax Clinic serves the needs of patients that come to receive medical care as well as the needs of volunteers who require a well-organized, safe, and rewarding environment in which to volunteer. Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses and non-medical volunteers provide routine non-emergency medical services to our working uninsured patients who have no medical insurance and no other viable place to go for routine medical care.

Service Eligibility
Residency: You must live or work in Duval County.
Income: You must be working at least 20 hours per week and must have an income level between 150-250% of federal poverty guidelines (approximately $13,000 minimum per year).
Uninsured: You must be without private or government funded medical insurance.
Please call: (904) 399-2766 press 6 for Information.

Patient Services
For patients qualifying for the VIM-Jax Clinic:
-- All office visits are FREE of charge
-- Laboratory testing is provided FREE of charge
-- Prescription medications prescribed at the Clinic are dispensed on site directly to the patient FREE of charge.
-- All women diagnostic breast health is provided FREE of charge.

Volunteers Needed
The VIM-Jax Clinic is staffed by dedicated retired and active physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, and specialists. These professionals dedicate a few hours a month to fulfill our mission of helping the community’s working uninsured.
Current Medical Volunteer Needs:
-- Physicians
-- ARNP’s
-- Dentists
-- Dental Hygienists
-- Dental Assistants
-- Optometrists

Contact Information and Hours of Operation
41 E Duval Street Jacksonville, Florida 32202
Office Phone: (904) 399-2766
Office Fax: (904) 549-8300
Website: www.vim-jax.org
Tuesday – Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday - 9 a.m. to Noon

We Care Jacksonville 
The WE CARE Jacksonville network is a non-profit organization which began as a grass roots coalition of physicians, nurses, dentist, hospitals, public health facilities, other allied health professionals, clerical personnel, and local church groups. Together they bring desperately needed primary and specialty care to those who need it most - the non-insured, the homeless, and medically underserved people of Jacksonville.The WE CARE program provides free medical treatment and when necessary, hospitalization to Duval County persons in need of these services. If a patient requires medical evaluation/treatment beyond the scope of what the clinic can provide, a referral is made to an appropriate WE CARE participating specialist.

Service Eligibility
Residency: Must be a resident of Duval County
Income: Income at or below 200% of poverty level as defined by the Federal Government
Uninsured: Patient carries no applicable insurance 
WE CARE refers patients to a network of primary care clinics that will see them for basic care at no charge.
Clinics refer patients to WE CARE for specialty services:
-- Diagnostic tests
-- Procedures
-- Specialist consultation
-- Surgery
-- Cancer Evaluation and Treatment
-- Treatments and rehabilitation services

Contact Information
Phone: (904) 253-1640
We Care Jacksonville, Inc.
900 University Blvd. N.
MC-92 6th Floor
Jacksonville, FL 32211
Website: www.wecarejacksonville.org