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Free healthcare clinics Fairfield County Connecticut.

Clinics in Fairfield County Connecticut offer free health as well as dental care for low income and uninsured residents. Many services are offered on a sliding fee scale so patients may need to pay some money towards their medical bills. Or they can pay the costs from Medicaid or Medicare. If your income is low enough Fairfield residents may qualify for free health or dental care.

Many locations run programs that may be able to provide primary healthcare to low income, homeless, homebound, disabled and frail elderly persons. There is also help for children as well as adults in the Bridgeport region. Community clinics in Fairfield County can usually serve people with or without health insurance, and most often the patients must be unable to access other existing healthcare systems or have limited incomes.

The exact types of services offered by Fairfield Connecticut health centers will vary, but usually include free or low cost pediatric services, physical examinations, immunizations, medications, eye exams and some sites may offer dental cleanings too. There may also be flu shots, transportation for seniors to make it to a local hospital, and other free services.

Americares Free Clinics - Bridgeport Clinic
Address - 115 Highland Avenue
Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-3544
Main number - (203) 333-9175
A number of free medical programs are offered to qualified families and individuals. Services range from immunizations, lab work, checkups, and medications. Income qualifications need to be met.

Southwest Community Health Center - Marina Village
743 South Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Dial - (203) 330-6000

Kevin's Community Center
Location - 153 South Main Street
Newtown, CT 06470
Phone - (203) 426-0496




Action for Bridgeport Community Action
The non-profit gives advice and referrals. As examples, they can help low income apply for Obamacare (ACA program), provide information on prescription drug discount cards, help with Medicaid enrollment and more. Navigators provide support. More information on ABC Community Action.

Community Health Center - Stamford
Address - 141 Franklin Street
Franklin Street Community Health Center
Stamford, Connecticut 06902
Phone number - (203) 969-0802

Optimus Health Care – This government qualified center has several locations around the region, and they are noted below. A number of health, medical, and/or dental services may be offered. Those faced with poverty or who lack insurance may be able to qualify for lower cost or free charity care instead of being charged full price on their medical bills.

  • Address - 471 Barnum Avenue
    Bridgeport, Connecticut 06608
    Phone number - (203) 333-6864
  • Chase Wellness Center - Optimus Health Care
    Address - 1071 East Main Street
    Bridgeport, Connecticut 06608
    Phone number (203) 330-2783
  • Optimus Health Care - East Main Street Clinic
    Address of this clinic is 982-988 East Main Street
    Bridgeport, Connecticut 06608
    Dial - (203) 696-3260 for more information or hours.
  • Optimus Health Care - Hollow Community Health Center
    A federal government qualified health center.
    Center address - 82 George Street
    Bridgeport, CT 06604
    (203) 576-3881
  • Park City Primary Care Center Optimus Health Care
    Location - 64 Black Rock Avenue
    Bridgeport, Connecticut 06605
    Telephone number - (203) 579-5000
  • Optimus Health Care - Ralphola Taylor Center
    790 Central Avenue
    Bridgeport, CT 06607
    Phone number - (203) 332-4567





Saint Vincent's Medical Center - Community Outreach Program
Address - 2800 Main Street
Bridgeport, Connecticut 06606
Phone number - (203) 576-5710
Some basic medical or health care services may be offered by the facility. They are also a place to turn to for referrals on government programs and general financial aid and support.

Southwest Community Health Center – Three different health centers are located around the greater Bridgeport Connecticut area. Call the center near you for information or to make an appointment.
968 Fairfield Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06605
Clinic phone number - (203) 330-6000

Southwest Community Health Center - Bird Street
Location of health center - 361 Bird Street
Bridgeport, Connecticut 06605
Phone number - (203) 330-6000
An urgent care center is on site too.

Americares Free Clinics - Danbury Clinic
Address of this free community clinic is 76 West Street, Ives Manor. Stop by, or dial the phone number below for information on services offered.
Danbury, Connecticut 06811
Dial - (203) 748-6188

CIFC Community Health Center Of Greater Danbury
Location - 57 North Street Suites 309-311
Danbury, CT 06810
Phone number - (203) 794-0761
Doctors and nurses (and even volunteers dentists) help the low income in Fairfield County. Teeth cleanings for adults or children, Routine Primary Care, physical exams, cancer screenings and other free care from the community clinic.

Community Health Center - Danbury
Address - 8 Delay Street
Danbury, Connecticut 06810
Dial (203) 797-8330. The community clinic can offer family and primary care, and refer the needy and very sick to specialists if need be.

Samaritan Health Center
Rose Street
Danbury, Connecticut 06810
Phone number - (203) 791-2794. Dial for hours of the facility.
The free clinics offers many services. A major one is exams and basic needs. As an example, find programs for free eyecare or glasses.

Americares Free Clinics - Norwalk Clinic
98 South Main Street
Norwalk Community Center
Norwalk, Connecticut 06854-3126
Call (203) 899-2493 to learn about any free medical care provided. Serves are for the very low income, unemployed, and people who do not have health insurance.





Community Health Center - Norwalk
Location - 49 Day Street
Norwalk, CT 06854
(203) 854-9292
Norwalk and nearby Stamford individuals and families can speak to a medical professional.

Norwalk Community Health Center
Address is 120 Connecticut Avenue
Norwalk, Connecticut 06854
(203) 899-1770
Examples of medical services offered include check-ups, psychosocial services, radiological services, prescriptions for medical treatment, and other aid.

New Covenant House of Hospitality
90 Fairfield Avenue
Stamford, Connecticut 06902-5021
(203) 964-8228. Call the location for information on local charity care, federal and Connecticut government assistance, medications, case management, and other support.

Optimus Health Care - Fairgate Community Health Center
Location of the clinic is 138 Stillwater Avenue
Stamford, CT 06902
Phone number (203) 357-0277

Optimus Health Care - Stamford Community Health Center
Address - 805 Atlantic Street
Stamford, Connecticut 06902
Dial the center at (203) 327-5111
Most of the medical or dental care is on a sliding fee. They also take Medicaid from the poor or low income.

Optimus Health Care - Stratford Community Health Center
727 Honeyspot Rd.
Stratford, Connecticut 06615
Main phone number - (203) 375-7242

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