Am I eligible to receive services?
You are eligible for services if you live in Goochland County and have a household income at or below 200% (double) of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. (For 2016, $23,760 for an individual).
To receive medical services from the Free Clinic you must meet the residency and income requirements and also not be eligible for Medicaid or Medicare, and have no health benefits or insurance.
You are eligible to receive dental services even if you have medical insurance as long as you do not have dental coverage and your household meets the residency and income requirements.
Domestic and sexual violence services are available to ALL victims or survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence, regardless of income, gender, or sexual orientation. Services are available to victims, survivors, and their families. There is NO residency or income requirement.
How do I volunteer?
What types of items can I donate to the Food Pantry?
Non-perishable items: canned meats, vegetables, fruits and soups, rice, pasta, hot and cold cereal, crackers, etc.
Fresh items: garden produce, backyard eggs, fruits, breads, etc.
Household and personal items: soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes, dish detergent, all purpose cleanser, sponges, toilet paper, paper towels. laundry detergent, etc.
What types of items can I donate to the Clothes Closet?
The Clothes Closet accepts donations of new and gently used clothing, shoes, jewelry, fashion accessories and small household items including sheets, towels, home décor and small kitchen appliances in working order. Our greatest needs are always kids’ clothing and shoes, men’s clothing, and larger adult sizes. For a list of donation times and drop off locations, CLICK HERE or visit our CLOTHES CLOSET page or contact Charlotte Bennett, Clothes Closet Manager, (804) 556-3627, cbennett@GoochlandCares.org.
What types of items can I donate to the Clinic?
The Clinic accepts unopened, non-expired over-the-counter and prescription medications; unopened nebulizer masks; handheld nebulizers and tubing; nebulizer machines (new or used); unopened nebulizer filters; unopened packages of insulin needles/syringes all varieties; new or washed hand/wrist splints; finger splints; wheelchairs; walkers; canes; diabetic socks and shoes; unopened wound care supplies such as band-aids, gauze pads, and specialty dressings; toothpaste, toothbrushes, floss, and anti-cavity rinse.
(We are UNABLE to accept: open medications, narcotic medications, expired medications, hearing aids, tube feeding supplies, IV poles or tube feeding poles, oxygen tubing, syringes, shower seats or toilet chairs, motorized wheelchairs or scooters, ortho leg splints, or glucometers.)
How can I make a financial donation?
CLICK HERE to make a secure donation online.
You may also send a check or credit card information by mail to Adair Roper, Development Director, Goochland Free Clinic & Family Services, P.O. Box 116, Goochland, Virginia 23063 or by phone (804) 556-0476.
We also accept gifts of stock or real estate and matching gifts.
Donations may be made through your workplace United Way, CFC, LGS or CVC campaign. Consult your Human Resources Department.