Catholic Charities operates two medical clinics that provide primary care to adults and children. If you have been putting off visiting the doctor because you are uninsured or under-insured, make an appointment today. We offer very affordable care. We serve people of all ages and work primarily with low-income families who do not have health insurance or are covered with DC Alliance, Medstar and Amerihealth, in the District of Columbia and Maryland.
General Medical Services
We welcome people of all ages who are low-income and uninsured, or covered by DC Alliance, Medstar and Amerihealth, and provide low-cost, patient-centered primary care services and specialty services on-site, including minor surgery, Gynecology, Cardiology, Pulmonology, Dermatology, Orthopedics, Acupuncture and referrals to other specialty services including Physical Therapy.
Specialized Medical Programs
Chronic Care Initiative: Continuum of care for patients with diabetes, hypertension or cardiovascular disease, from early diagnosis. Regular follow-up with a medical provider and support provided by individualized or group education sessions available. Medical supplies also available in some cases.
Diabetes Focus Groups: Individualized or group education sessions to reinforce and provide support in lifestyle changes that are essential for adequate management and prevention of complications related to diabetes
Medication Assistance Program: Assistance in obtaining free/low cost medications for all patients through a variety of programs.
¡Celebremos la Vida!: Cancer Prevention program, including on-site screening mammogram, pap smear, required follow-up and health education about breast and cervical cancer.
Colorectal Cancer Education: Health education program and take-home testing for Colorectal Cancer.
Counseling: Psychological support for patients to address stress, coping skills, PTSD and depression.
Diabetic Eye Exam: Diabetic patients receive retinal eye exams pro bono through Little Sisters of the Sacred Heart and an onsite ophthalmologist for a small fee.
For New and Returning Patients
The patient portal allows new patients to pre-register and returning patients to check and update their information.