Resources for Healthcare

Healthcare Resources

Below are many local resources for healthcare needs. 

Healthcare Resources

  • Charlottesville Free Medical Clinic


    The Charlottesville Free Clinic may be able to assist you if you or a family member need medical care, but you don’t have health insurance and you don’t qualify for free health care elsewhere.

    The Charlottesville Free Clinic provides free primary care for adults by appointment only for: 

    • Treatment for minor illnesses like bronchitis, sinus infections, influenza and urinary tract infections
    • Ongoing care for chronic illnesses such as diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, allergies, thyroid disorders and high cholesterol
    • Gynecological exams, Pap tests, breast exams, mammograms and some birth control for female patients
    • Flu shots, physicals, screenings for cancer and diagnostic tests for chronic illnesses
    • Mental health concerns and limited services like medication help and short-term therapy
    • Basic lab and radiology services

    Additionally, the Charlottesville Free Clinic offers:

    • Free medications prescribed and filled on-site
    • Referrals to medical specialists at low-cost
    • Limited pediatric care


    You are most likely eligible if you: 

    • Are between the ages of 18 and 64 (as a CFC patient, your children may be eligible for some pediatric services). 
    • Not eligible for free care elsewhere. 
    • Not covered by Medicaid, Medicare or employer-sponsored private health insurance. 
    • The out-of-pocket costs of insurance available to you represent 10% or more of your income. 
    • Have an annual household income is above 100% and below 400% of the Federal Poverty Level or you have assets that make you ineligible for free care elsewhere. 

    In order to schedule an appointment, you must first schedule a screening appointment.


    Verify your eligibility for a screening appointment: 
    Phone: 434.296.5525  

    1138 Rose Hill Drive, Suite 200
    Charlottesville, VA 22903

    Free Medical Services
  • Charlottesville Free Dental Clinic


    The Charlottesville Free Clinic (CFC) believes that everyone should have access to quality dental care and that no one should suffer needlessly when experiencing dental pain.

    CFC dental staff and volunteers provide:

    • Fillings (restorations)
    • Extractions
    • Exams with X-rays
    • Hygiene Care (cleanings)

    Anyone can come to our walk-in clinics on Monday and Wednesdays from 8 am - 12:30 pm. Appointments may only be made after coming to a walk-in clinic. You must bring a photo ID and proof of income. 

    Clinic Hours

    • Monday: Walk-in Clinic 7:30 am -12:00 pm or until full (first come, first served – come early)
    • Tuesday: Treatment for active patients 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Wednesday: Walk-in Clinic 7:30 am - 12:00 pm or until full (first come, first served – come early)
    • Thursday: Closed
    • Friday: Treatment for active patients with VCU Dental Students 8:00 am - 2:00 pm


    The CFC Pharmacy provides free medications prescribed by a CFC provider or a CFC-affiliated medical practice. In order to qualify for free medications from the CFC Pharmacy you must:

    • Be a current CFC patient
    • Have current income verification on file


    Clinic located in the Charlottesville/Albemarle Health Department Building
    1138 Rose Hill Drive
    Entrance #2

    Phone: 434.972.6233

    Charlottesville Free Dental Clinic
  • Community Dental Center for Kids


    The Community Dental Center is a non-profit full service pediatric dental center that always accepts new patients with Medicaid (FAMIS).  We also serve adults with Medicaid that are having emergencies, as well as women on the Medicaid Pregnancy Program.

    The Community Dental Center offers

    • X rays
    • Teeth cleaning
    • Fluoride treatments
    • Fillings
    • Crowns
    • Extractions
    • Nutritional counseling
    • Oral hygiene counseling
    • Translation services  
    • "Pay as You Go Plan" charging patients without insurance the lowest possible cost


    Phone: 434-973-9310

    259 Hydraulic Ridge Rd
    Charlottesville, VA 22901

    Community Dental Center for Kids Website
  • County Health Departments - Family Planning and Immunizations


    The Virginia Department of Health provides family planning, immunizations, and free child safety seats through county offices.

    Family Planning: Birth control methods are provided as part of a yearly exam. Visit also includes Pap test, breast exam, screening for STDs, health education, and counseling.

    • For: Teens and women of childbearing age
    • Fees: Based on income

    Immunizations: Nurses give immunizations to protect against vaccine-preventable diseases.

    • For: Infants, children, adolescents, and adults. Please bring a copy of your immunization record if available.
    • Fees: Required childhood immunizations are provided at no charge. All other vaccines have a charge.

    Child Safety Seat Program: Free car seats are available to families who qualify. Parents attend a short class to learn the correct placement and use of the car seat. 

    To apply, applicants must:

    • Be eligible for Medicaid or FAMIS or qualify by income
    • Be legal residents of Virginia
    • Be women in the last three months of pregnancy or a parent, legal guardian, or foster parent
    • Complete the application below and return to the local health department.


    Charlottesville/Albemarle Health Department Website
  • Planned Parenthood - Sexual Education and Services


    Planned Parenthood is one of the nation’s leading providers of high-quality, affordable health care, and the nation’s largest provider of sex education. With or without insurance, you can always come to us for your health care. Most birth control, annual exams, HIV testing, and sexually transmitted disease testing will be covered for free, with no copay.  

    Services Offered

    Planned Parenthood offers care in the following services. Learn more about what services are offered, what to expect, and pricing by clicking on these links.


    Phone: 434.296.1000

    2964 Hydraulic Road
    Charlottesville, VA 22901

    Planned Parenthood - Learn More
  • Prescription Assistance


    On this website you can find a collection of Virginia Prescription Assistance programs, including Virginia Drug Card, Virginia Medicaid, FAMIS, Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program, and Virginia AIDS Drug Assistance Program. 

    Also see the United Way Thomas Jefferson Area Prescription Relief Program as an additional option. 


    Each program has different eligibility guidelines. 

    State RX Plans Website
  • Eyeglass Resources


    Through support from the Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital, and the Charlottesville Free Clinic, the United Way Thomas Jefferson Area may be able to assist with providing single or lined bifocal glasses for adult and children.


    Patients must meet income guidelines. 


    Brittani Meney: 434.972.1709

    United Way Eyeglass Assistance Website

Pregnancy Support

  • Planned Parenthood - Pregnancy Information & Options

    This site provides information about how pregnancy happens, options once you are pregnant, and how to have a healthy pregnancy.

    Planned Parenthood Pregnancy Information
  • The Pregnancy Centers of Central Virginia/ThriVe


    The Pregnancy Centers of Central Virginia (PCCV) is a Christian non-profit dedicated to women & families facing unplanned pregnancy in the Charlottesville, Albemarle, Culpeper, Orange, Greene, Madison, Buckingham, Louisa, Fluvanna, and Rappahannock communities. 

    PCCV is a life-affirming Christian ministry committed to: Hope for women, men, and their families facing issues of unintended pregnancy. Help through free and confidential counseling, education, and medical services. 

    Programs offer a safe and confidential environment for women to receive counseling, information, and services. Appointments are encouraged but walk-ins are welcome at all four of our Center locations. There is no charge for any of our services.

    Services include:

    • Pregnancy Testing 
    • Confidential Options Counseling 
    • Abortion Information 
    • Ultrasound 
    • Pregnancy Verification 
    • Community Referrals & Resources 
    • Pregnancy Support 
    • Post-Abortion Care & Support 


    • Albemarle Center: 434.220.3777
    • Charlottesville Downtown Center: 434.979.8888
    • Culpeper Center: 540.727.0400
    • Orange Center: 540.661.5111
    Pregnancy Centers of Central Virginia/ThriVe Website

Mental Health Resources

  • Partner for Mental Health


    Partner for Mental Health: 

    • Provides support, referrals, and educational opportunities to individuals, family members, clinicians, and other community stakeholders who regularly work with those with mental illness.  
    • Advocates for policies and systems that recognize and address the needs of people with mental illness and the needs of their families.  
    • Works in partnership with individuals to make sure their rights and dignity are respected as they seek out and engage in treatment or interact with the justice system.  
    • Supports creative solutions to interpersonal and legal challenges that can be caused by mental illness. 


    Phone: 434.977.4673

    Partner for Mental Health Website
  • Counseling Alliance of Virginia


    Counseling Alliance of Virginia (CAVA) serves and cares for individuals, couples, and families impacted by mental illness, substance abuse, trauma, foster care, and/or other life stressors. 

    CAVA meets diverse client needs through a variety of clinical specialists with expertise in cognitive behavioral therapy, attachment, body-mind-spirit connectivity and solution focused approaches. 

    CAVA offers: individual counseling, family counseling, marital/couples counseling, and group counseling.


    Phone: 434.220.0333

    Counseling Alliance of Virginia Website
  • ARC of the Piedmont


    ARC of the Piedmont works to ensure full community inclusion and participation of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities through the provision of services and advocacy. Services include:

    Charlottesville, Nelson, and Louisa Day Support Programs
    Assists adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to be more independent, learn new things, visit new places, and make new friends. This program provides individualized training in daily living skills, socialization, pre-vocational skills, and communication.

    In Home Services
    In-Home services are provided to adults and children throughout the Region 10 planning district. The program provides individual staff to work one-on-one to implement the goals in an individual’s service plan. 


    Phone: 434.977.4002

    ARC of the Piedmont Website
  • Region Ten


    Region Ten works to provide mental health, intellectual disability, and substance use services where they are needed – in the local community. An agency of local government, Region Ten serves the residents of the City of Charlottesville and the counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson.

    Region Ten offers many services that support mental health, from case management to rehabilitation to counseling and more. See the website for a full list of services


    Phone: 434.972.1800 or 866.694.1605

    Region Ten Website