G. Wayne Fralin Free Clinic for the Homeless

The Rescue Mission’s G. Wayne Fralin Free Clinic for the Homeless provides direct primary and preventive care to homeless individuals who are unemployed and uninsured.  It operates under the direction of a volunteer Medical Director and a limited staff of healthcare professionals. Numerous other  dedicated healthcare providers volunteer their services to make sure homeless individuals and families receive the care they need to improve the quality of their lives.

Clinic Services include:
  • Checkups and Physicals
  • Psychiatric Medication Management and Counseling Services
  • Medication Assistance
  • Dental Care
  • Vision Care
  • Medical Transportation
  • Respite Care
  • Education (Classes include Diabetic Education, Smoking Cessation, Post-acute Withdrawal, The Addicted Brain, Oral Health, and Healthy Living)

**Volunteer Nurses are especially needed. Contact helen.ferguson@rescuemission.net or 540.777.7689.

The Fralin Clinic is an active member of the Virginia Association of Free and Charitable Clinics. Additionally, we are proud to partner with the Virginia Health Care Foundation, a private-public partnership dedicated to increasing access to care for uninsured Virginians and those in underserved areas; Carilion Clinic; Lewis-Gale Medical Center; New Horizons Healthcare; Delta Dental; and the Bradley Free Clinic.

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Bless My Sole

BMS_19This unique ministry takes place every third Thursday of the month as a means of sharing Christ’s love with people who are homeless and hurting. Volunteers wash participants’ feet and talk and pray with them as live music is played and light refreshments are served. Volunteer medical providers examine foot wounds, trim nails, and administer treatment as needed.  It is a moving experience for volunteers and patients alike.

Bless My Sole is held the third Thursday of each month from 5-7:30pm in the Fralin Clinic lobby at 321 Tazewell Ave., SE Roanoke.

Volunteer Opportunities include:

Andrew’s Greeters–Welcome guests and seat them with a washer

Martha’s Runners– Set up and maintain materials and supplies

Peter’s Washers– Pray for guest, bathe feet, and apply lotion and socks

Luke’s Trimmers– Health professionals or licensed cosmetologists to assess disease and wounds and administer treatment as needed

Musicians–Supply soft background music

Click here if you are interested in volunteering for Bless My Sole.

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