Care Statistics

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

The following are some care statistics that represent the care we’ve provided during our 2017/2018 fiscal year. As a free primary care clinic, we provide 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 care we offer, CVIM provides 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 Health Examinations
  • Behavioral Health Clinic
  • Free Necessary Medications for Established Patients

Our Volunteer Medical Staff

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

Fiscal Year 2017-2018
Provider Visits: 2,019
Lab Visits: 313
Prescriptions Filled: 3,533

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:

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

Fiscal Year 2017-2018
Total Dental Visits: 1,979

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 everyone 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 2017-2018
Case Management Visits: 514
Insurance Visits: 81

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 care at CVIM.