Free Clinic of Franklin County - Bernard Healthcare Center Donate to the Bernard Healthcare Center

Our Mission

To provide quality primary medical care for uninsured adults in Franklin County.

Our Hours 

Monday - Thursday
8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

How to Reach Us

FAX: 540-489-7502
1171 Franklin Street
(Schewel’s Plaza)
Rocky Mount, VA
Click for directions.

Are You Eligible?

The Free Clinic of Franklin County sees ADULTS for primary health care.
Requirements for care are as follows:

  • Not eligible for Medicaid, Medicare, Veterans, or other insurance
  • Must be between 18 and 64 years of age
  • Must register at the clinic
  • Must be a Franklin County Resident
  • Income at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines
    • Single Person - up to $22,980 a year
    • Couple - up to $31,020 a year
    • Family of 4 - up to $47,100 a year - higher income may be had with more family members
  • Limited assets

Bring the following information to your registration appointment:


  1. Proof of residency in Franklin County
  2. Proof of income for the entire family (last 1040 Federal Income Tax Return)
  3. 4 most recent pay stubs
  4. Unemployment benefits letter
  5. Disability check or Letter of Benefits
  6. Social Security check or Letter of Benefits
  7. Food Stamp letter (monthly amount)
  8. Real Estate tax paper
  9. Bank statements (checking, savings, CD's, stocks, bonds, etc.)

    (Each patient is responsible for updating income annually, and reporting any changes at each appointment.)



Call the clinic between 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. Monday through Thursday for an appointment to register.