Clinic by the Bay

Clinic by the Bay, a free health clinic, has opened at 4877 Mission Street in the Excelsior District.

A volunteer-powered, non-profit organization that will serve the primary medical needs of the uninsured in San Francisco and San Mateo Counties, the Clinic's goal is to provide a caring medical home for their patients so they can work, attend school, adequately care for their families and be productive members of their community.

Clinic by the Bay is a Volunteers in Medicine (VIM) clinic. VIM is a national model of health care that was founded by Dr. Jack McConnell in 1992 and opened in Hilton Head, South Carolina, in 1994. (See There are currently 78 VIM clinics operating in 24 states in the United States, the majority of which are located east of the Mississippi.

Clinic by the Bay's Mission: To understand and serve, with dignity and respect, the health and wellness needs of the medically underserved in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Additionally, their goal is to enhance the lives of the volunteers who contribute to the care and wellness of our community as a whole.

For more information, contact the Clinic at 415.405.0222.