Why The Free Clinic of Simi Valley Makes A Difference
Ever since being started by a small group of caring and compassionate individuals in 1971, the Free Clinic of Simi Valley has been making an indelible mark on the community of Simi Valley by saving lives, reducing health care costs for residents, and improving the physical and mental health of the community.
The Free Clinic of Simi Valley provides medical, individual and family counseling, legal aid and dental services through the generosity of volunteer professionals. Through the charitable efforts of over 160 volunteers, the Free Clinic had over 17,000 client contacts with 7,600+ people in 2013. This represents an increase vs. 2012 of 2.1% in client interactions. The largest increase was seen by the Clinic’s Dental Program, which increased contacts by 11.3%, or 371 contacts vs. last year. The Clinic remains extremely efficient, delivering these increased services at a cost of $23.83 per contact.
Training The Next Generation of Counseling and Medical Professionals
The Clinic further serves the community by assisting in the training of the next generation of professionals.