Community clinics in Pierce County.
Pierce County Washington has various community clinics that operate in the region and provide free medical visits, dental care and limited prescriptions for those who have no health insurance or who are low income. Services are offered by these medical and dental centers in the greater Tacoma region.
The exact type of free or low cost health care provided will vary by location and funding levels, among other factors. The clinics can provide free or low cost basic medical care such physical examinations, immunizations, blood pressure checks and diabetes management as well as basic minor urgent care needs. Other forms of basic dental or health care include family planning, nutrition assistance and diagnosis and treatment of common ailments for low income people and people who are uninsured/underinsured can be provided too. The Tacoma and Pierce County community clinics can serve neighborhood residents who are not able to afford routine, preventative dental or medical care.
Christ Free Community Clinic
Location - 1 A St NW
Auburn, WA, 98071
Phone number to dial for information (253) 736 - 2634
The working poor, indigent, and even homeless may receive assistance. Many doctors, physicians, dentists, and medical professionals volunteer at this Pierce County center.
Location - 1323 Yakima Ave S
Tacoma, Washington, 98405
Call (253) 627-6353 for details or to make an appointment to see a doctor or nurse.
Tacoma Sea Mar Medical Clinic
1112 S Cushman St, Tacoma, WA, 98405
Telephone number - (253) 593-2144
Another non-profit government qualified center that is part of the Sea Mar organization. A sliding fee scale is in place for the unemployed, low income, and people without health insurance.
Community Health Care – This is one of the leading health care organizations in Pierce County. They have several facilities and health centers across the region. The locations are below. Call or stop by a clinic near you to get details on how to receive free health care, medical bill assistance, and referrals to specialty services, as needed.
- Location - 134 188th St South, Spanaway, Washington, 98387. Call (253) 847-2304
- 1708 E 44th St, Tacoma, Washington, 98404. Dial (253) 471-4553
- Address of this clinic - 11225 Pacific Ave, Parkland, WA, 98444. Call (253) 536-2020
- 1102 South I St, Tacoma, WA, 98405. Location - (253) 597-3813
- Address - 10510 Gravelly Lake Dr SW, Lakewood, Washington, 98499. Phone number (253) 589-7030
Metropolitan Development Council - Homeless Services
Medical and dental care is focused on the homeless across the region. The services are free to them due to their lack of insurance and income. A number of other social services and assistance can be offered as well.
Center address - 2342 Tacoma Ave S
Tacoma, WA, 98402
Main phone number - (253) 284-9009
Sea Mar Medical Clinic - Puyallup
10217 125th St Ct E Suite 300,
South Hill, WA, 98373
Number – (253) 864-4550
Trinity Presbyterian Church
1615 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA, 98405
Call - (253) 272-8819
The church can provide or coordinate some low cost or free, basic medical care. They can also direct patients to prescription drug vouchers.
Downtown Family Medical Clinic
Community clinic address - 1102 S. I St.
Tacoma Washington 98405
Primary phone number - 253-597-3813
A sliding fee scale is offered to the needy in the greater Pierce County Washington region.
Tacoma Medical and Dental Clinic
1112 S Cushman Street
Tacoma Washington 98405
Telephone number - 253-593-2144
Call for basic medical and dental care. Referrals can be obtained for specialty care too, if needed. Some of the dental care includes cleanings and tooth extractions. Doctors, nurses, hygienists, and dentists all can volunteer to offer the highest quality care.
Eastside Medical Clinic
Main clinic address is 1728 East 44th Street
Tacoma WA 98404
Phone number - 253-471-4553
McKinley Family Medical Clinic
Location - 3702 McKinley Ave.
Tacoma Washington 98404
Appointment phone number - 253-571-2380
Basic family care can be offered for free to income qualified patients and those that lack health insurance.
Rotary Free Clinic - Tacoma
Address - 1710 85th St. E
Tacoma WA 98445
Phone number - 253-370-3988
Some of what may be provided includes pediatric services, work and free school physicals, flu and pneumonia vaccines, and information on national prescription assistance programs.
Women's Health Clinic – Programs focus on women’s health and dental care needs. OBGYN and family planning are just a couple examples of what is offered.
Location - 3611 South D Street
Tacoma Washington 98418
Phone number: 253-597-4163