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Free healthcare clinics Buncombe County.

Buncombe County North Carolina low-income families, people with no insurance or on Medicaid can get free or income based medical and dental care. The county, including Asheville, has several non-profit, federal government qualified health care centers and free clinics for dental work, medical, eye exams and more. Find free or low cost healthcare centers near you in Buncombe County.

The clinics provide residents with care which may include family practice, internal (adult) medicine, obstetrics, as we;; as pediatric (child) medicine. There is also free telehealth services, teeth extractions, dentures or implants and women’s medical care. The clinics delivers preventive services including assessments/evaluations, immunizations, diagnoses and treatment for diseases, and help for homeless people in Asheville.

Many of the Asheville clinics either offer free or cheap dental care too, or can refer patients to dental centers or dentists that take Medicaid. These locations may offer cleanings, restorative procedures, extractions, X-rays and more. Also get referrals to local hospital or specialists in the region, or learn more on paying for a dentist with Medicaid.

Free medical and dental centers in Buncombe County

Asheville-Buncombe Community Christian Ministry (ABCCM)
Clinic address - 155 Livingston Street, Asheville, North Carolina 28801. Phone number - (828) 259-5339
The clinic offers standard medical services and also one program focuses on dental care. Services include consultations, extractions, and other services to help the low income or uninsured meet their dental needs. There is free medical for homeless adults or kids in Buncombe County, therapy, as well as any needed medications. Health care needs are widely available as well from doctors, nurses, and medical professionals. Learn more on assistance from ABCCM.

WNCCHS - Western North Carolina Community Health Services
Location - 257 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801. Call (828) 285-0622
Offers Primary Medical Care. Receive medications, physicals, disease management, and other medical services. A sliding fee scale can provide some help at a lower cost or for free. The non-profit is also another Buncombe County dental clinic. Some programs may be offered for free. Also get free STD checks, telemedicine, access to a primary care doctor and more.

  • Another site is at 1915 Smokey Park Highway, Candler, NC 28715. Call (828) 285-0622. The sliding fee medical center offers free or affordable treatment of acute and chronic illnesses, physicals for work or school, exams and more. The non-profit also offers general immunizations and vaccines, including to people with no medical insurance in Buncombe County.

MAHEC Family Health Center
Address: 123 Hendersonville Rd, Asheville, NC 28803. Phone: (828) 257-4730 or Call (828) 258-0670 for information or appointments.
An income based medical center. They accept Medicaid, Medicare, and government insurance. The poor or people with no money may get free medical check-ups, diabetes management, psychiatry services and other care met.

Buncombe County Department of Health
Address: 35 Woodfin Street,
Asheville, North Carolina 28801. Call (828) 250-5040
Learn about various federal and state of North Carolina health insurance programs and social services. Get referrals to free medical and dental care. There are vision exams, immunizations, free STD trests or treatment, pregnancy consultations, and OB/GYN and other services. Many programs and services focus on the low income and those with no insurance in the community.

A-B Tech Dental Clinic - Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
Location is 10 Genevieve Cir, Asheville, NC 28801. Phone: (828) 398-7255

Some care offered by supervised students for nominal rates. A student does teeth cleaning, check-ups, gives fluoride and helps with oral hygiene needs, all under the supervision of a dentist.

Appalachian Mountain Community Health Centers May's Care Center
Clinic address is 225 Patton Ave Suite 200, Asheville, NC 28801. Phone: (828) 412-5315
Free or low-cost medical and dental is offered. There is also a walk-in urgent clinic. Get treatment such as Blood Pressure Monitoring, free basic dental including for kids, Prostate cancer screening, and more.

Asheville VA Medical Center
Address: 1100 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805. Main phone: (828) 298-7911
Homeless veterans in the Asheville area will get free medical, therapy, dental care as well as help in accessing social services. Family Medicine, emergency teeth extractions or oral surgery, primary care and other support is provided.


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