Primary Medical and Dental Care in Central, PA

If you live or work in Centre County and do not have health insurance…call us at (814) 231-4043

Find out about our Medical Care

Find out about our Dental Care

Volunteer your time to CVIM

Centre Volunteers in Medicine will serve and advocate for the medically underserved living or working in Centre County.  

Contact us if you need to set up an appointment for your family member or yourself.

If there is significant snow or ice overnight, tune into the local radio stations for delays or closure. An announcement will also be electronically posted on Forever State College and CVIM Facebook page.

CVIM will make every effort to keep patient appointments, even in bad weather. If you need to cancel your appointment, please call CVIM at (814) 231-4043 as soon as possible.

Register your team of 2 for this event held on April 27th at:

Centre County PAWS
1401 Trout Road
State College, PA 16801

The Builders Association of Central Pennsylvania invites you to come out, have fun, and support

Centre Volunteers in Medicine and PAWS of Centre County.

Call Sue at CVIM with questions - 814-231-4043.

This event will be held unless severe weather is forecasted.  Registration fees benefiting our two great nonprofits are non-refundable.

Give Kids A Smile and Vision for the Future Day

The 15th Annual Give Kids a Smile and Vision for the Future Day will be held on May 10, 2019.   Children of ages 1–18 will receive free dental care as well as free vision and hearing screenings, all thanks to the caring hearts of many local professionals.

►FREE dental care provided by Pediatric Dental Care (including exam, x-rays, cleaning, fillings)
►FREE vision exam provided by Nittany Eye Associates
►FREE hearing exam provided by Albrecht Audiology

How: Applications are due at CVIM by April 26, 2019.  Call 814-231-4043 for more information.
Cost: Free to families with income up to 250% of the federal poverty level (proof of income required). Children who qualify for the free lunch program automatically qualify for this event. Call CVIM with questions.
Event Partners: Centre Volunteers in Medicine, Nittany Eye Associates, Pediatric Dental Care, Albrecht Audiology, Colgate, Henry-Schein Dental, Vision Benefits of America, and local volunteers

Participants will be provided with a free goodie bag containing: toothbrush, toothpaste, and educational information.

Marathoners for Medicine

Marathoners for Medicine

The 2019 Marathoners for Medicine team have braved the February weather in training for their spring marathons.  Members are using their love of running to help our friends and neighbors receive needed health care and services. 

 Support your favorite runner now!

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS.  Would you like to help change and even save lives? You can make a difference at Centre Volunteers in Medicine.   CVIM is looking for clinical as well as non-clinical volunteers like you!  You can sign up here.

CVIM SPEAKERS would like to come to your organization or group meeting to update you on what is going on with healthcare in our region, contact us for more information.

In February CVIM celebrated 15 years of caring for the uninsured. Many programs and services have been added to better care for our neighbors. To make arrangements for a CVIM staff member to speak at your next meeting, email Sue Forster at

Our Newsletter, THE CARING CONNECTION, is available electronically.

We are proud members of VOLUNTEERS IN MEDICINE ALLIANCE. This is the only national nonprofit dedicated to building a network of sustainable free primary health care clinics for the uninsured in local communities. In 2016, these clinics engaged 10,500 volunteers and provided care to 95,000 individuals.

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