Westminster Free Clinic (WFC), founded in 1994, is a grass roots health care provider that is driven and empowered by volunteers. It offers basic non-invasive health care, at or near locations where large numbers of uninsured people live or are marginally housed. Physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, and other medical professionals volunteer their time at the clinic after their regular jobs. Community volunteers and teens also assist with the program. A limited number of paid staff provides a necessary infrastructure and consistency.
The clinic addresses a broad spectrum of public health and health care issues. This program includes free patient care, prescriptions, resource and referral, advocacy, free legal services, bilingual counseling and dental screening services as well as training opportunities for teens and college students.