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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
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Making An Appointment


Call the clinic at 540-489-7500 between 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. Monday through Thursday for an appointment to register. You will be asked to bring the following items that apply to you. If you bring all required information to register, approval for services can be provided the same day as registered.

Bring the following information that applies to you 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. Four pay stubs (most recent)
  4. Unemployment benefits letter
  5. Disability check or benefits letter
  6. Social Security check or benefits letter
  7. Food Stamp letter (monthly amount)
  8. Real Estate tax paper
  9. Bank statements (checking, savings, CD's, stocks, bonds, etc.)

Once you have registered, you can simply call the clinic to make an appointment. At each appointment, you are responsible for letting us know if anything has changed....income, insurance status, address, phone number.  You are asked to provide a new 1040 by April 15 each year.