Everyone needs health care at some point. Don't let a lack of insurance coverage or under-insured coverage prevent you from seeking the help you need. This list of Milwaukee free and sliding scale clinics will refer you to people who can help.
Saturday Clinic for the Uninsured
Staffed and managed by medical student volunteers, with volunteer attending physicians from local area hospitals and clinics supervising. Common reasons for visits include high blood pressure, diabetes, sexually transmitted diseases, as well as back pain and respiratory problems.
Where: 1121 E. North Ave.
Hours: Doors open between 7:30-8 a.m. and patients are seen on a first come, first serve basis. No appointments are taken and the number of patients seen can vary between 15 and 25 depending on the number of volunteers available. Please be advised that visits commonly take 4 hours due to the limited number of physicians and teaching mission of the clinic.
Contact: Call (414) 588-2865 for more information and to make sure the clinic is open before visiting.
Aurora Walker's Point Community Clinic
Free clinic providing basic medical care for the uninsured, especially those that face barriers such as language and immigration status.
Note: Arrive before 8 a.m. Monday through Thursday to qualify for the same-day appointment lottery. You are guaranteed a next-day appointment if not chosen in the lottery, if you were there before 8 a.m. Since it is not a first-come/first-served system, however, do not arrive earlier than 7:45 a.m.
Where: 611 W. National Ave.
Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday
Contact: (414) 384-1400
Salvation Army Clinic
Free clinic providing basic medical care for the uninsured. Medicaid and GAMP billed as appropriate.
Where: 1730 N. Seventh St.
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday
Contact: (414) 265-6360
Madre Angela Dental Clinic
Free urgent dental clinic for uninsured individuals who meet poverty guidelines.
Where: 1308 S. Cesar Chavez Dr.
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday
Contact: (414) 383-3220
Greater Milwaukee Free Clinic
Primary care facility for underserved individuals. Patients who need specialty services are referred to a volunteer physician within the clinic network.
Where: 9330 W. Lincoln Ave. Suite 10
Hours: After 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday evenings
Contact: (414) 546-3733
Free clinic providing STD diagnosis and treatment as well as HIV/AIDS prevention, counseling and testing in a manner that is sensitive to the sexual orientation and gender identity of our clients.
Where: 1240 E. Brady St.
Hours: 6 - 8:30 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays
Contact: (414) 272-2144