Helping Hands Clinic

The Helping Hands Clinic is a not-for-profit clinic that provides medical services for the homeless in Gainesville.

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Contact: (352) 519-5542

Address: 509 NE 1st St., Gainesville, FL, 32601

Who they are: The Helping Hands Clinic is a not-for-profit clinic that provides medical services for the homeless in Gainesville. They are located at the First United Methodist Church. They first opened their doors in 1989. The clinic is staffed by registered nurses, physicians, advanced registered nurse practitioners, community service volunteers, psychiatrists, and social workers.  

What they do: Patients come to the clinic with ailments such as traumatic injuries, high blood pressure, severe dental problems, upper respiratory infections, and high blood pressure. The Helping Hands Clinic offers referral and funding for prescription glasses and eye exams. They also give out material resources such as socks, blankets, personal hygiene products, books, shoes, and reading glasses.

What YOU can do to help: If you would like to volunteer with this organization or donate materials, call the number listed above.