Community Resources

Medical Services for Uninsured                                         
Food & Clothing Pantry
 Same Day Physicals/Sports Physicals
Vision Assistance

 

Medical Services for Uninsured

Franciscan Northside Ministry - Poverello Free Health Clinic

  • 804 North Salina Street, Syracuse NY 13208
  • Staffed by volunteer Physician, Physician Assistants, Nurses
  • Open Monday and Wednesday evenings, 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Please call for hours of operation:  315-423-9961
  • ONLY services UNINSURED (no Medicaid or Child Health Plus)
  • No Appointment needed EXCEPT for PHYSICAL EXAMS
  • Pain medication NOT provided
  • Chiropractic/ Ophthalmology/ Legal services also provided (these are off site referrals... need to come to the clinic personally for referrals)

Amaus Health Services at Cathedral

  • 259 East Onondaga Street Syracuse NY 13202
  • 315-424-1911
  • FREE Walk-in Family Care Clinic
  • 1st Wednesday (12-2 p.m.) & 3rd Thursday of the month (10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)
  • 5:30-7:30pm (pediatric hours)
  • Well Child exam/ Physical exam/ Sport Physical/ Working Papers
  • Also provide FREE Dental Service
  • Adult must accompany all children

Family Medical Center - St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center

  • 301 Prospect Ave Syracuse, NY 13203
  • 315-448-5491

Rahma Health Center

  • 3100 South Salina Street Syracuse, NY 13205
  • 315-565-5667
  • Office hours Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Salt City Outreach Program - Upstate University Hospital Department of Medicine, Family Planning

  • 421 Montgomery Street Basement Room 30, Syracuse, NY 13202
  • 315-453-3295
  • 315-435-2074 (immunization clinic, must call separately)

Syracuse Community Health Center

  • Downtown/819 South Salina Street Syracuse, NY 13202; 315-476-7921
  • East/ 1938 E. Fayette Street Syracuse, NY 13210; 315-474-4077
  • West/ 603 Oswego Street Syracuse, NY 13204; 315-424-0800

Westside Family Health Center

  • 216 Seymour Street Syracuse, NY 13204
  • 315-703-2600

Food and Clothing Pantries

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church Food & Clothing Pantry

  • 429 Beechwood Avenue Liverpool, NY 13088
  • 315-451-5070
  • Must be resident of Galeville area to qualify

St. Joseph the Worker Church Food & Clothing Pantry

  • 1001 Tulip Street Liverpool, NY 13088
  • 315-457-6060
  • Must provide picture ID & Proof of address (no driver's license/need a bill)
  • Also provides SNAP (counseling services and clothing for job interviews)

United Church of Christ Food Pantry

  • Corner of Blackberry & Cherry Tree in Bayberry
  • Monthly Dinner Distribution
  • Qualifying families may call to register: 315-652-6789

North Syracuse First Baptist Church Food & Clothing Pantry

  • 420 South Main Street  North Syracuse, NY 13212
  • 315-458-0271
  • Open 4th Sunday of Each Month
  • No appointments required

Pope John XXIII Roman Catholic Church

  • 8290 Soule Road Liverpool, NY 13090
  • Once a Month (provides approximately five meals for each family member)
  • Qualifying families may call to register: 315-652-6591

For emergency food:  CALL YOUR SCHOOL NURSE

Vision Assistance

LensCrafters : Vision Assistance

  • Destiny USA
    • Phone: 315-474-8490
    • Fax: 315-474-8676 
    • Tara
  • Great Northern Mall
    • Phone: 315-622-5130
    • Fax: 315-622-5201
    • Casey Daugard
  • Fax on district letterhead: District Tax ID #, student name, address, parent/guardian, contact number and reason for referral.  LensCrafters will contact the family and set up the appointment.
  • Student referral ONLY if they have NO insurance coverage
  • If they have Medicaid, please do not refer

Lion’s Club: Vision assistance

  • Robert Mitton (President): 315-452-1618
  • Emily Sharp (Handles Vision Assistance): 315-458-2327

Same Day Physicals/ Sports Physicals

WellNow Urgent Care

  • Multiple Locations Throughout Central New York
  • Web site for WellNow Urgent Care
  • Hours:
    • 8am-8pm Monday-Friday
    • Varies by location on Saturday-Sunday
  • Will perform sports physical examinations.
  • No appointment necessary.
  • $30  fee for each physical.
  • Vaccines will not be given at the physical
  • They will give immunization if you call ahead and verify that they have the immunization on hand
  • Does not accept Medicaid, but will accept some Managed Medicaid Plans.