Illinois Association of Free and Charitable Clinics
The Illinois Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (IAFCC) is improves access to quality healthcare for economically disadvantaged individuals who are uninsured or underinsured. The IAFCC does this by strengthening free and charitable clinics, fostering partnerships, educating the public about free and charitable clinics, and advocating for health policy. There are approximately 45 free and charitable clinics in Illinois providing essential primary medical and dental services, specialty care, prescription medicine and access to diagnostic and hospital services for 75,000 Illinoisans. The Association values mission, ethics in advocacy, strength in numbers, integrity of information, quality, collaboration and accountability. IAFCC affirms the diversity of clinic models and patient populations, and focuses on effective health policy and healthcare delivery systems.