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Lancaster’s free health clinics provide a full array of primary health care to community members who may otherwise fall through the cracks. In support, Lancaster General Health has collaborated with Water Street Health Services since 1994 and Hope Within Ministries since 2008, providing services such as medications, immunizations, lab work and health screenings.

Last year alone these clinics provided care for more than 2,450 local residents.

LG Health is grateful for the many volunteers that give of their time and talents working in these clinics. Together we are improving the health and well-being of the communities we serve.

Water Street Health Services
In addition to medical services, Water Street offers quality dental care to patients in Lancaster County who are living at 200 percent of the federal poverty level.

Medical services include:

  • Family/individual care

  • Medicines

  • Health screenings

  • Physical therapy

  • Immunizations

  • Christian counsel/prayer

  • Health education

  • Diabetes education

Dental services include:

  • General exams

  • Sealants

  • Prophylaxis (6-month care appointments)

  • Restorations

  • Perio treatment (scaling root planning – e month perio maintenance)

  • Fluoride treatments

  • Extractions

  • Dentures/partials

  • Digital radiography (x-rays)

  • Oral healthcare education

Hope Within Ministries, Inc.
Hope Within Ministries is a community health center that provides free primary health care services to the medically uninsured, financially need residents of Lancaster and Dauphin counties.
Services include:

  • Complete physical exams and wellness/preventative care for families

  • Acute and chronic disease management

  • On-site laboratory work

  • Provision of sample or stock medications

  • Assistance to patients in completing and submitting applications for other programs where they meet eligibility criteria such as:

Medical Assistance
Healthy Beginnings for uninsured pregnant women
CHIP for children
Compass Program

  • Working with pharmaceutical companies to obtain free medications for patients who would otherwise not be able to afford to purchase prescriptions at a local pharmacy

  • Provision of referrals, when needed, for radiology, lab work analysis, and special visits. Note: These comprehensive/referral services are made possible due to strong relationships with local ancillary facilities including Pinnacle Health System, LG Health, Hershey Medical Center and Tristan Associates.

Hope Within Ministries provides client services to all who meet eligibility guidelines without discrimination based on race, color, religion or creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age disability, or any other characteristic.

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