Press & Media
The Virginia Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (VAFCC) is happy to work with the news media and other digital partners to raise awareness of the critical role free and charitable clinics play in providing care to the Commonwealth’s underserved and to engage the public in a discussions on the need for accessible quality healthcare for all.
If you are a member of a news or media organization and need assistance, please contact Rebecca Butler at firstname.lastname@example.org or 804.340.3434.
Founded in 1993 and headquartered in Richmond, the Virginia Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (VAFCC) is an effective advocate for the issues and concerns of free and charitable clinics, their volunteer workforce of doctors, dentists, nurses, therapists, pharmacists, technicians, and other health care professionals, and the patients served by free and charitable clinics in communities throughout the Commonwealth.
- Accessible quality healthcare is not only a basic human right, but also fundamental to good health -- leading to stronger communities and a thriving state of Virginia.
- VAFCC is the nation's oldest free and charitable clinic association.
- In the past year, Virginia's 60+ network of free and charitable clinics provided greater than $191 million in care to more than 67,900 patients that would otherwise gone without.
- VA. Association of Free and Charitable Clinics Selects Rufus Phillips as new CEO, May 2019
- Sentara Healthcare and Optima Health Donate $1.5 Million to Virginia's Free Clinics, March 2019
- Virginia's Network of Free & Charitable Clinics Provided $191 Million in Care, January 2019
- VAFCC Welcomes Free Clinic of the Twin Counties as Full Clinic Member, January 2019
- Honoring Those That Have Made A Difference, September 2018
VAFCC In the News:
- As Medicaid Expands to More Adults, Safety-Net Clinics Adjust, June 2019
- New Hires, Promotions & Departures, May 2019
- Medicaid Expansion Means Critical Role for Virginia’s Free Clinics, December 2018
- With Medicaid Expansion, Rural Virginia Clinics Face a Tough Decision, October 2018
- Virginia Medicaid Expansion Means Free Clinics May Have to Rethink Their Business Models, October 2018