Patients & Services

Clinic Services

The Founders Clinic, the first free clinic in Clackamas County, holds clinic appointments Thursday evenings and Wednesday afternoons to provide appointment-based medical care and wellness education. In addition, the office is open Monday through Thursday from 10:00 to 4:00.

Primary Care. The clinic provides appointment-based primary medical services for county residents without access to healthcare. Volunteer medical professionals provide personalized medical care for routine preventative and non-emergency care in addition to management of chronic medical conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, asthma, routine women’s health care, and heart disease.

Optometry As of September 2016 the clinic offers free complete vision and eye health exams Mondays 2-5 pm and Wednesdays 5 – 8 pm to existing CVIM patients. Exams include evaluation of dry eyes, eye allergies, cataracts, as well as a dilated retina exam. This is especially important for all patients suffering from diabetes, high blood pressure, or other systemic conditions that can affect the eyes. Patients can receive access to low-cost glasses at $25 per pair. Donate

Diabetes Management and Education. One-on-one medical attention and support for self-management are provided. Self-testing tools and glucose monitoring are included.

Asthma and C.O.P.D. Continuous care and free access to medication and equipment are supplied.

Lab Services. A wide range of lab services are provided at the clinic through partnership with Legacy Laboratory Services.

Specialty Referrals. In cooperation with community partners, the clinic provides free access to more specialized services such as–

Medical and surgical specialists
Radiology services
Smoking cessation
Additional women’s health services
Dental care
Mental health services

Screenings and Education. The Clinic also serves as a health education resource and provides educational materials, screenings and services for local health fairs, nutrition classes, and screenings for chronic conditions for Clackamas County residents.

Need an interpreter? We will do our best to provide an interpreter (Interested in being an interpreter? volunteer)

What we aren’t– The clinic is not an emergency facility or pain management clinic. We do not see patients for motor vehicle accident or workers comp claims, or provide work or school physicals. We do not dispense or prescribe narcotics or controlled substances.


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