Care Statistics

Since 2003, Centre Volunteers in Medicine has been proud to offer quality free dental and medical assistance in Centre County. With so many financially struggling families in the area, we are the home for those in need of care.

The following are some care statistics we’ve put together to represent the work we’ve performed during our 2016/2017 fiscal year. As a free primary care clinic, we do our very best to give our patients the same excellent care they’d receive at a family physician’s office.

Medical Clinic & Medication Assistance Program

Volunteers looking over charts.In addition to the medical services we offer, we also provide lab appointments, medication check-ups, and patient education. At the same time, due to our relationships with other medical professionals in the area, many specialty doctors in our network are able to offer free or discounted services to our patients. Other services we offer include:

  • Annual Well-Woman Examinations
  • Behavioral Health Clinic Services
  • Free Necessary Medications for Established Patients

Our Medical Staff

  • 27 Physicians
  • 17 Volunteer Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physical Therapist

Fiscal Year 2016-2017
Provider Visits: 1,749
Lab Visits: 283
Prescriptions Filled: 2,785

Dental Clinic

Dentist looking into a patient's mouth.Nine volunteer dentists see patients in our clinic, while many other dentists and specialty providers (such as oral surgeons) see our patients in their own offices for no fee or a reduced fee. The most common services provided are:

  • Tooth Extractions
  • Restorative Work
  • Emergency Evaluations
  • Dental Hygiene Services

Fiscal Year 2016-2017
Total Dental Visits: 1,754

Case Management

Volunteer and patient talking.The basic needs of housing, heat, and food are very important to the health of our patients. The case management services we provide are available so that our patients can access services and assistance to help with:

  • Completion of Medical Assistance Applications
  • Completion of Food Stamp Applications
  • Navigation of the Affordable Care Act Marketplace
  • Referral to Local Community Agencies and Resources
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Hearing Aide Assistance

Fiscal Year 2016-2017
CM Visits: 443
Insurance Visits: 104

Community Benefit

Centre Volunteers in Medicine provides continuity of care for our patients, while keeping them out of crowded emergency departments. We improve their quality of life and health status, and we help them to become healthy, high-functioning contributors to our community. As part of the safety-net of community services in Centre County, we also refer to other agencies and are careful to not duplicate services.

Contact us if you want to find out if you are eligible for dental or medical care at our clinic. We proudly serve those throughout Centre County, PA, and the surrounding areas.