Medical Care




Physicians Circle For Patients

2005 Prince Avenue | Athens, GA 30606

(706) 208-9700

Hours: M-F 8:00am-5:00pm

Additional Info: The Physicians Circle for Patients provides many medical services to our community including assisting patients with prescription costs, applying for government and pharmaceutical programs, free medical care and so much more.  If you are a patient and would like to know more about the services that we offer please explore our Patient page.



Athens GA Lions Lighthouse Eyeglasses and Exams

767 Oglethorpe Avenue | Athens, GA 30606

(800) 718-7483


Hours: First Monday or Tuesday of the month from 2:00pm – 7:00pm by appointment only


Additional Info: Athens GA Lions Lighthouse Eyeglasses and Exams provides services including Optometry and Ophthalmology.


Athens Nurses Medical and Dental Clinic

496 Reese Street | Athens, GA 30601

(706) 613-6976

Clinic Hours: M-Th 9:00 am - 1:00 pm for current ANC patients

                   M, W & Th 8:00 am - Walk-Ins (When Available)

Additional Info: Athens Nurses' Clinic is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) nurse-run organization providing free health care to the homeless and uninsured. Clients are eligible for services if they have no form of insurance. Athens Nurses' Clinic provides medical and dental services.


Mercy Health Center Clinic

700 Oglethorpe Avenue, Suite C7 | Athens, GA 30606

(706) 425-4044


 Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm 
  Wednesday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
all by appointment only


Eligibility: In order to be eligible for services, patients must be completely uninsured, at or below 150% of the Federal poverty level, and a resident in one of the following counties: Clarke, Barrow, Jackson, Madison, Oconee or Oglethorpe.


Required DocumentationPicture identification, Proof of income, such as paystubs or a notarized letter and Proof of residency, such as a letter with a recent date, name and address, or a lease agreement


Additional Info: This clinic partners with the Georgia Volunteer Health Care Program to make health care services more accessible to low-income Georgia residents. It provides medical, dental, and optometry services.


Athens Neighborhood Health Center

Eastside Location: 402 McKinley Drive | Athens, GA 30601

(706) 543-1145

Westside Location: 675 College Avenue, Athens GA 30601

(706) 546-5526


Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 8:30 am – 4:15 pm, Thursday: 8:30 am – 11:15 am

Additional Info: Athens Neighborhood Health Center strives to provide accessible primary health care to medically underserved and at-risk individuals. Its target population is the working poor, children living in poverty, and elderly on fixed income.



We work in full cooperation with all area assistance organizations. If you have information on an organization that provides medical services and you do not see their name on this list, please email us at


"Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane." - Martin Luther King, Jr.