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Jewish Community Free Clinic 

Drawing on Jewish traditions of Tzedakah (charity) and tikkun olam (repairing the world) the JCFC offers free health care services to anyone in need, without regard to religion. We offer an atmosphere of respect, empowerment and partnership with our patients, and strive to assist them in attaining full health and well-being.​

The clinic offers primary care medicine, employment evaluations, women’s health care, medications, and laboratory services. All services are offered completely free of charge and available 4 days a week at our primary care drop-in clinics and for specialty care by appointment.

Regular volunteer physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and nurses rotate each week, and are supplemented by a referral network of volunteer physician specialists. Clinic volunteers offer not only medical and nursing care, but also social services, and referrals to other community resources.

The offer services 4 days a week at our primary care drop-in clinics and for specialty care by appointment.

Accepted to the Portfolio: May 2020

Target Outcomes

Short Term Outcomes

  • Children and adults in need will receive physicals, vaccines, and/or TB tests (PPDs) that enable them to participate in school and/or work
  • Clients receive a referral to a permanent medical home
  • Identified chronic disease clients will be treated and case manged until fidelity to their referral and treatment plan is accomplished or until contact with the client is no longer possible
  • Student volunteers report increased knowledge and understanding about caring for the under served

Long Term Outcomes

  • Increase in children participating in after school sports
  • Increase in adults that meet physical requirements for employment
  • Decrease in children affected by diseases that could be prevented by vaccination
  • Increase in low-income individuals receiving regular medical care
  • Increase in individuals that are able to self-manage chronic disease symptoms
  • Increase in providers serving low-income/under served populations

Target Population

Demographics

  • Early Childhood (0 - 5)
  • Kindergarten  - 12th Grade
  • Transitional Age Youth (16 - 24)
  • Adult (25 - 60)
  • Older Adult (60+)

Service Area

  • Central (District 3)

Program Implementers

The following organizations implement this program locally:

JCFC

Jewish Community Free Clinic

Program Funders

Many thanks to the following funders for making this program possible.

Local Funders

  • Community Foundation Sonoma County
  • Kaiser Community Benefit
  • Jewish Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, and Marin and Sonoma Counties
  • Jules and Shirley Pearlstine Family Fund
  • Marc and Jeanne Kahn Family Fund
  • Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
  • Redwood Community Health Coalition
  • Sisters of St. Joseph Healthcare Foundation
  • Speedway Children's Charities
  • St. Joseph Health
  • Susie Sarlo Foundation

Other Funders

  • Bank of America
  • Wells Fargo