From Staff to Student: Monica

“Evening clinic is where the magic happens” Monica Nable initially learned about the Charlottesville Free Clinic as a first year student at the University of Virginia. The psychology major volunteered as an EMT with the Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad. “Witnessing the challenges and frustrations of patients with no health insurance nor other access to health care besides the […]

CFC Dental Staff Volunteer in Mobile Dental Clinic

Addressing oral health needs in rural communities An estimated 3.8 million Virginians—more than 47% of our total population—do not have dental insurance according to the Virginia Health Care Foundation. Dr. Terry Dickinson, Executive Director of the Virginia Dental Association, created the Mission of Mercy (MOM) program in 2000 to address this issue and provide high-quality dental […]