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Free & Low-Cost Health Care Clinics

Asian American Community Services (AACS)

Nonprofit providing social services in Central Ohio. Their focus is on East, Southeast, South Asian and Pacific Islander communities but they assist individuals regardless of ethnic or racial background. Programs include 24/7 interpreting services, Healthy Asian Youth after school program, free medical clinic, Family Support Program for victims of crime, and Senior outreach. They also offer adult classes for art, ESL, and computer literacy.
4700 Reed Road, Columbus, Ohio 43220
(614) 220-4023
aacsohio.org

Breathing Association

Offers asthma management for services children and adults, a free Lung Health Clinic and a mobile medical unit. Their free Lung Health Clinic is for those who do not have insurance or cannot afford medical care. They also help with winter heating and summer cooling programs through HEAP, water assistance program, electric bill assistance and window air conditioners to those without central air for households who are medically needy. They provide vacuum cleaners and mattress and pillow covers for those in need. Their Quit for Good program provides free weekly tobacco cessation classes, facilitated by a Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist and ongoing support for 12 months.
788 Mount Vernon Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43203
(614) 457-2997
Mobile Medical Unit: (614) 273-2843
Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP): breathingassociation.org/heap/low-income-household-water-assistance-program-lihwap
Winter Crisis Program (November-March): breathingassociation.org/heap/winter-crisis-program
breathingassociation.org

Columbus Dream Center

A faith-based organization that serves the underserved and homeless in Central Ohio. They serve hot breakfasts and dinners at their Short North location. The afterschool program for elementary school students includes a meal, homework help, tutoring, Bible study, and fun activities at multiple locations. They also host Saturday programs for children kindergarten through 5th grade, and Bible study small groups for middle schoolers. Their Hilliard location hosts the Grace Medical Clinic where they provide free medical appointments.

  • Short North Location: 38 West Greenwood Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43201
    (614) 547-3138
  • Medical Clinic: 4390 Reynolds Drive, Hilliard, Ohio 43026
    (740) 816-6955
    graceclinicweb.org/hilliard

columbusdreamcenter.org

Columbus Public Health (CPH) Resource Lists

These neighborhood resource lists are extremely helpful in finding resources near you. They provide detailed listings of free and low cost health care, vision care, dental care, prescription help, food pantries, transportation, job help, transportation, pregnancy resources and much more. They are updated frequently and reviewed by the Columbus Public Health social work team. Please note that CPH does not provide direct monetary assistance, but these lists are helpful in finding community agencies that do provide this assistance.

240 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 645-7417
Columbus Public Health Neighborhood Social Work Helpline: (614) 645-6807
https://new.columbus.gov/Services/Public-Health

Franklin County Public Health (FCPH)

Find lots of educational resources and city services on their website. FCPH offers many services and resources, including:

280 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 525-3160
Weekend, Holiday and After Hours Emergency Hotline: (614) 525-3965
Telecommunications for the Deaf: 711 or (800) 750-0750
myfcph.org

Leap614 (App on Google Play Store)

Download this app from the Google Play Store onto your phone to access resources regarding health, education, employment, housing resources, support centers, and more.
App on Google Play Store: play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.nchri.itri.leap614
Website Version of Leap614: nationwidechildrens.org/leap614

Little Baby Face Foundation

Provides reconstructive surgery for children under the age of 21 born with facial deformities that reduce their quality of life, regardless of race, religion, or ability to pay. Surgeries are performed by highly skilled medical staff in New York City. Families fill out an application online, and if selected, a surgical coordinator works with families to coordinate travel and other arrangements. The organization covers all costs of accommodations, surgery, and travel.
135 East 74th Street, New York, New York 10021
(212) 333-5233
littlebabyface.org

Lower Lights Christian Health Center (LLCHC)

Program: Non-profit offering a wide range of services for the entire family including; comprehensive primary care, OB/GYN, dental, vision, behavioral health, pharmacy (prescriptions are available at reduced cost), nutrition and spiritual care.
Eligibility: Infants, children and adults
Cost: Government insurance (Medicaid, Medicare), private insurance, sliding fee scale for those without insurance

  • Lower Lights Health Center
    1160 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43222
  • Lower Lights German Village
    1560 South High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43207
  • Lower Lights Linden
    2028 Cleveland Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43211
  • Lower Lights Franklinton Central
    777 West State Street, Columbus, OH 43222
  • Lower Lights Westerville
    6000 Cooper Road, Westerville, Ohio 43081
  • Lower Lights Unionstar
    773 Walnut Street, Marysville, Ohio 43040
  • Lower Lights Newark
    69 South Terrace Avenue, Newark, Ohio 43055
  • Community Refugee and Immigration Services
    4645 Executive Drive, Columbus, OH 43220

(614) 274-1455
llchc.org

Lutheran Social Services (LSS) 211 Central Ohio

Faith-based organization providing a wide range of services across Ohio. Services include Faith Mission homeless shelter, food, health care, affordable senior living and domestic violence help. Visit the website for detailed program information and to find an office near you. The United Way/LSS 211 Information and Referral network can connect you to other social services across Franklin County.

lssnetworkofhope.org

MASH (Military & Service Heroes) Pantry

Provides food, clothing, toiletries and hygiene items, emotional support and other resources to veterans, active duty personnel, reservists, military families and survivors.

  • MASH Pantry of Grove City
    2996 Columbus Street, Grove City, Ohio 43123
  • MASH Pantry of Delaware County
    222 East William Street, Delaware, Ohio 43015
  • MASH Pantry of Chillicothe
    Forest E. Everhart Memorial Golf Course
    17273 State Route 104, Chillicothe, Ohio 45601
  • Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base: For military personnel on base only
    8302 S. Perimeter Road, Building 863, Columbus, Ohio 43217
  • Defense Supply Center Columbus (DSCC): For military personnel on base only
    3990 East Broad Street, Whitehall, Ohio 43213

Headquarters Address: 648 Clymer Road, Suite 113, Marysville, Ohio 43040
(614) 522-1555
mashpantry.org

Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) Adolescent Medicine

Provides health care for teens ages 11 to 21, including primary care and consultative services for gynecologic/reproductive health, chronic unexplained symptoms, eating disorders, drug testing, a medical opiate addiction program, STD & HIV screening, ADHD, behavior and general teen health issues at several locations throughout Columbus.
380 Butterfly Gardens Drive, Suite 3A, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 722-2450
nationwidechildrens.org/adolescent-medicine

Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) Care Connection (School-Based Health Services)

Provides additional access to healthcare at your child’s school. The services provided are not meant to replace your pediatrician or family doctor. Care Connection programs include: Primary Care for ages 0-21, vaccination clinics, School-Based Asthma Therapy (SBAT), Wheelchair Clinic, Vision, Dental, Diabetes and School Health (DASH), Mental Health counseling. Visit the website for a list of participating school locations and additional contact information.
(614) 355-2590
nationwidechildrens.org/care-connection

Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) Homecare

Provide a full range of homecare services to central Ohio children of all ages, from newborns through young adults. Homecare offers the following areas of service:

  • Infusion Pharmacy
  • Pediatric Home Medical Equipment (like breast pumps and supplies, blood pressure kids, aids to daily living)
  • Intermittent (Short-Term) Nursing and Private Duty (Long-Term) Nursing
  • Skilled Therapy Services (occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech and language therapy)
  • Hospice and Home-Based Palliative Care services for children with life-limiting illnesses

255 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 355-1100 or (800) 466-2727 Toll-free
nationwidechildrens.org/homecare

Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) Primary Care Centers

Offers community-based health services for children (ages birth to 21) including regular physical exams, vision, hearing and general development checks, immunizations, and sick visits. No child will be denied care due to inability to pay for services. They accept most insurance plans, including Medicaid, Caresource, and Molina. They also offer financial assistance programs, including payment based on income (sliding scale), for those who qualify based on family size and income. No child is denied services due to race, color, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, religion, age or sexual orientation.

  • Livingston Ambulatory Center (Downtown): 380 Butterfly Gardens Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43215
    (614) 722-2000
  • Eastland: 2599 South Hamilton Road, Columbus, Ohio 43232
    (614) 355-9600
  • Hilltop: 2857 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43204
    (614) 355-9900
  • Linden: 1390 Cleveland Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43211
    (614) 355-9300
  • Lincoln Village: 4766 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43228
    (614) 938-8100
  • Northern Lights: 3553 Cleveland Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43224
    (614) 938-8150
  • Near East: 1125 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
    (614) 355-9200
  • Northland: 4560 Morse Centre Road, Columbus, Ohio 43229
    (614) 355-9400
  • Olentangy: 5070 North High Street Columbus, Ohio 43214
    (614) 355-9500
  • Sharon Woods: 1777 East Dublin-Granville Road, Columbus, Ohio 43229
    (614) 355-7400
  • South High: 1405 South High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43207
    (614) 355-9000
  • Westerville: 433 North Cleveland Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43082
    (614) 355-8300
  • Westside: 441 Industrial Mile Road, Columbus, Ohio 43228
    (614) 355-9700
  • Whitehall: 561 South Yearling Road, Whitehall, Ohio 43213
    (614) 355-9800

Central Scheduling: (614) 722-6200
nationwidechildrens.org/primary-care-centers

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology

Provides the full range of gynecologic care for teens and young women, including screening for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), preventive services and many birth control options. They accept most insurances, including Medicaid. Interpreting services are available as well.

  • Nationwide Children’s Hospital
    555 South 18th Street, Columbus, OH 43205
    (614) 722-2000
  • Canal Winchester
    7901 Diley Road, Suite 150, Canal Winchester, OH 43110
    (614) 355-9050
  • Dublin
    5675 Venture Drive, Dublin, OH 43017
    (614) 355-8400
  • East Columbus
    6435 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43213
    (614) 355-8100
  • Westerville
    455 Executive Campus Drive, Westerville, OH 43082
    (614) 355-6100

nationwidechildrens.org/specialties/pediatric-and-adolescent-gynecology

Netcare Access

Provides specialized behavioral health treatment for adults in Franklin County, including specialized services for adults age 18+ with a dual diagnosis of mental illness and and/or developmental disabilities. The Community Mobile Team provides free, on-the-scene care for individuals in a mental health or substance use crisis, and Community Crisis Response (CCR) provides on-the-scene response to traumatic situations that occur within the community. They also offer non-crisis assessments, stabilization and residential services, probate and forensic services to county court systems, counseling, medication management, and case management. No one is turned away due to lack of funds. They use the Franklin County ADAMH Sliding Fee Schedule for those without insurance, in addition to accepting Medicaid and Medicare.
199 South Central Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43223
24/7 Crisis Care Line: (614) 276-2273
Homeless Hotline: (614) 274-7000
Administrative Offices: (614) 274-9500
netcareaccess.org

Ohio Association of Free Clinics (OAFC)

Offers a list of Ohio Free Clinics. Free clinic services vary, but may include primary care, prescription assistance, dental, vision, behavioral health and other specialties.
88 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 914-6458
ohiofreeclinics.org/who-we-are/clinic-map-test.html

OhioHealth Wellness on Wheels (WOW): Women’s Health & Prenatal Care

The OhioHealth WOW mobile unit offers mobile healthcare to deliver primary care, women’s health services, and prenatal services regardless of your ability to pay. Services include annual physicals, immunizations, adult sick visits, chronic condition management, ultrasounds, reproductive care and birth control, lab testing, interpretive services, and more.

  • Hilltop YMCA
    2879 Valleyview Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43204
  • Linden Opportunity Center
    1350 Briarwood Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43211
  • Van Buren Shelter
    595 Van Buren Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43223
  • Women’s Health Locations
    • Directions for Youth: 3840 Kimberly Parkway, Columbus, Ohio 43232
    • East High School: 1500 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
    • 3830 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, Ohio 43214
    • Linden Opportunity Center (see above)
    • Northland High School: 1919 Northcliff Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43229
    • South High School: 1160 Ann Street, Columbus, Ohio 43206
    • Van Buren Shelter (see above)
    • Walnut Ridge High School: 4841 East Livingston Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43227

(614) 566-9989
ohiohealth.com/in-the-community/our-programs/wellness-on-wheels

OSU Free Clinics

Patients are seen at the Rardin Family Practice Center. Services are provided for those who have no health insurance and have a low to moderate income. Call for more details.

  • Columbus Free Clinic: Free healthcare for anyone, provided by medical students
    (614) 404-8417
    columbusfreeclinic.com
  • Latino Free Clinic (La Clínica Latina): Free healthcare for Spanish-speaking patients
    (614) 349-1038
    clinicalatina.com
  • Asian Health Initiative: Free healthcare for Asian-American and Asian immigrant patients, and those at high-risk for Hepatitis B
    (614) 216-9730
    ahifreeclinic.wixsite.com/site
  • Noor Free Clinic: Free healthcare provided by Muslim nurses and physicians
    (614) 516-3075
    noorcommunityclinic.weebly.com

2231 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43201
medicine.osu.edu/departments/family-medicine/diversity-equity-and-inclusion

PrimaryOne Health

Provide a wide range of healthcare services for children, adults, and families at many locations in Central Ohio. Services include women’s health and reproductive care, adult services, pediatrics, behavioral health, pharmacy, dental, vision, STI/HIV services, behavioral health, and more. Uninsured patients may pay for services based on a sliding scale based on income and family size. They accept most health insurances, including Medicaid, and offer insurance help from Certified Application Counselors.

  • School-Based Centers
    • Groveport Madison Service Center: 4400 Marketing Place, Groveport, OH 43125
    • Columbus International High School: 4079 Karl Road Columbus, OH 43224
  • Centering Pregnancy Program
    Provides free prenatal care in a group setting with interactive learning, peer support, and food. Available in English, Spanish, and Somali.
    (614) 715- 2983
    primaryonehealth.org/centeringpregnancy
  • Healthcare for the Homeless
    Provides direct access to a variety of healthcare services at many locations, including; YMCA of Central Ohio, Huckleberry House, The Community Shelter Board, Volunteers of America, and more.
    (614) 645-0521
    primaryonehealth.org/services/health-care-for-the-homeless

Main Phone Line: (614) 645-5500
Scheduling Assistance: (614) 586- 4310
Certified Application Counselor: (614) 620-8088
primaryonehealth.org
Additional Contact Information: primaryonehealth.org/locations

Southeast, Inc.

Program: Provides a wide-ranging provider of primary and dental care, group and individual counseling for youth with mental health and substance abuse problems, outpatient services, psychiatry and case management. They offer services in multiple counties in Ohio.
Eligibility: age 3 and older
Cost: government insurance (Medicaid, Molina, Caresource), private insurance and self-pay (sliding scale fees based on income)
Referral: individuals may refer themselves or be referred by a physician
16 West Long Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 225–0990 or 711 for Relay Service (TTY)southeasthc.org/Franklin County Locations: southeasthc.org/locations/franklin-county/Additional County Locations: southeasthc.org/locations/

Stowe Mission of Central Ohio

A faith-based, non-profit organization that provides various services including a food pantry, free hot lunches, dental clinic, and vision clinic. Their after school program includes academic, spiritual, and emotional support for K-6 students. Transportation is provided from five local schools, but kids from any school district are welcome. They also offer scholarships for graduating seniors at South High School to pursue college or vocational training. The Stowe Pregnancy Resource Center offers free ultrasounds, pregnancy tests, and consultation.
888 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43206
(614) 445-8400
stowemission.org

Stowe Pregnancy Resource Center:
(614) 620-7286
stoweprc.org

Victory Ministries Center of Hope

Faith-based nonprofit providing a food pantry, clothing boutique, cooking classes, and Christmas food and gift help. They can also connect you to employment assistance with their community partners. Healthcare services include eye exams and no-cost glasses to those who qualify, breast and cervical cancer screens to women who are uninsured or underinsured, and mental health counseling with board-licensed counselors at the Hope Counseling Center. Appointments are required for most services, including food pantry and boutique.
3964 East Main Street, Whitehall, Ohio 43213
(614) 252-2500
victorycoh.org


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