Rahma Mercy Clinic

Many families in Gainesville and Alachua County cannot afford health insurance and are not eligible for public assistance. If you, your family, or someone you know does not have medical insurance, the RAHMA Mercy Clinic is here for you.

The RAHMA Mercy Clinic is a community initiative to address the health care needs of the under-served and uninsured. Our mission is to promote the well-being of the community by providing access to free quality health care. Our clinic will serve all needy people regardless of race, religion,or ethnicity

5220 SW 13th in Gainesville,
just south of Meridian Behavioral Healthcare and Florida Works, and a short walk from bus route 13 (Saturday route 404). 

The clinic is in the Hoda Academy, our entrance is in the rear.

Dental Care

Gainesville Community Ministry
Dental & Optical Clinic, Food Bank, etc.
238 SW 4th Avenue
352-548-4806 (dds)
352-372-8162 (Phone)
352-372-8131 (Fax)
Bring picture ID or Drivers License, Social Security card, and Proof of Income.

Alachua County Medical Society (ACMS)

It is comprised of three components, Primary, Oral Health, and Specialty Care. It is supported by physicians, dentists, local hospitals, laboratories, home health agencies, mental health professionals, a variety of ancillary service providers, and has recently added podiatrists, massage therapists, and chiropractors to the Network. Since 1990 the program has received more than 5,000 requests for volunteer medical and dental care. More than half of those requests were met by volunteer professionals.

352-334-7926 or 352-334-7926

Partnership for Prescription Assistance

The Partnership for Prescription Assistance helps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get the medicines they need through the program that is right for them. Many will get their medications free or nearly free. Visit their website for more info or call toll free:



Publix Pharmacy has announced a new program for FREE antibiotics. If you have a prescription for any of the following prescriptions, take to a Publix Pharmacy and you can receive these medications FREE of charge:

  • Amoxicillin
  • Cephalexin
  • Penicillin VK
  • Erythromycin
  • Ampicillin
  • Sulfamethoxazole/trimethropin
  • Ciprofloxacin

Helping Hands Clinic

Helping Hands Clinic provides free medical care to the ones in need. It is every Monday nights at the address below. For more information please visit our website for current times and dates or email us if you have any questions.

First United Methodist Church
419 NE First Street
Gainesville FL 32601
Phone: 352-372-8523

Equal Access Clinic

Equal Access Clinic is a free student run medical clinic that is open Thursday evening from 6:00 PM to 9:30PM at the Family Practice Medical Group in Gainesville, Florida. Pre-medical and Medical Students volunteer under the supervision of Residents and Attending Physicians to provide care for the underserved in the community.

Equal Access Clinic
625 SW 4th Ave
Gainesville, FL