Community Resources

Community Resources

The Florida Clubhouse Coalition consists of 14 mental health clubhouses that share a common purpose: to provide adults pursuing mental health recovery with the opportunity to achieve their full potential through friendship, wellness, skill development, community support, education and employment. Florida Clubhouse Coalition

Clubhouse International is the standards, accreditation and training resource for the GOC. Clubhouses powerfully demonstrate that people with mental illness can and do lead productive, happy lives. Each Clubhouse we open reaches +/- 500 people in need! Clubhouse International

NAMI Gainesville is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing education, support, and advocacy for those with mental illness, with the goal to empower individuals living with mental illness and their families, and to eliminate the stigma associated with mental illness. Elimination of the stigma attached to mental illness is essential to achieve the goals of empowerment, social inclusion, and recovery. NAMI Gainesville

Mobile Outreach Clinic, Free medical services. No insurance needed. Operated by University of Florida physicians.

UF Shands Eastside Community Practice, free for people without medical without insurance who will need followups. 410 NE Waldo Road, Gainesville. Phone (352) 265–7015. Hours: 8:00-5:00 Monday – Friday.

Helping Hands Clinic for free medical and psychiatric care limited to homeless without insurance. 509 NE 1st St., Gainesville. (352) 519-5542   This clinic only takes homeless clients without any insurance. No Medicaid no Medicare. Services on Mondays, Wednesdays at GRACE Marketplace, and Thursdays (for women).

The Equal Access Clinic Website: .Phone (352) 327-8005. Free healthcare and other services for the medically underserved in the Gainesville community. Run by University of Florida students from the Colleges of Medicine, Dentistry, and Public Health. Clinics offered: Mental Health Clinic, LGBTQ Health Clinic, Women’s Clinic, Eye Clinic, Dental Clinic, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy.

Acorn Clinic The Alachua County Organization for Rural Needs ( “ACORN”) 23320 North State Road 235 Brooker, FL 32622 Low income clinic and family health care Medical clinic: (352) 485-1133 Dental clinic: (352) 485-2772

RAHMA Mercy Clinic provides primary care and preventative health care for the under-served and uninsured whose income is 200% below the federal poverty level. Located in the Hoda Islamic Academy, 5220 SW 13th St. Open Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (352) 443-5439

Dental at Helping Hands Clinic.  Clients are screened at our clinic, then transported by volunteers from Trinity Methodist Church to ACORN Clinic for treatment.

Needy Meds Program A resource for people who cannot afford medicine or other healthcare costs.

Samaritans Clinic Provides primary care for for those who cannot afford conventional health care. This group includes but is not limited to the homeless, migrant workers, the disadvantaged, students and the uninsured. Located on the corner of W Newberry Rd and NW 98th St. Please use the west lobby church entrance. Phone (352) 333-7700 extension 134 [email protected]