The Ann Silverman Community Health Clinic was established as The Free Clinic of Doylestown in October 1994. The name was changed in 2008 to honor Ann Silverman, a long-time board member and supporter of the clinic.
The clinic provides primary medical care and referrals to medical specialists; prescription medications; outpatient medical testing and services; vision care and eyeglasses; social services; dental exams and x-rays, dental hygiene, and referral to dentists’ offices for treatment.
Assistance is provided in applying to government insurance programs and patients, if eligible, must apply. All services are free, all ages are served and no insurance is accepted.
To be eligible, a patient must live within the clinic’s service area, be uninsured, and their household income must be within 250% of the federal poverty level. Day and evening medical appointments are available 25-30 hours per week.
The clinic operates with a small number of paid staff and numerous volunteers and is financial support is provided through grants, community donations and considerable in-kind support from Doylestown Hospital.
The Ann Silverman Community Health Clinic is located at Doylestown Hospital, 595 W. State Street, Doylestown. For more information about the clinic’s services or to find out how you can help, call 215-345-2260 or visit their website at www.aschealthclinic.org.