Our Mission: Quality & Compassion.

Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic provides free health care to uninsured adults who live or work on Johns, James & Wadmalaw Island or Folly Beach. Everybody deserves the dignity of health care. Visit Patient Services for Eligibility Guidelines.

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Patients Served
Since 2008


Volunteer Doctors,
Nurses & Support


Million Given in
In-Kind Services


Patient Visits
Each Month

Recent News

  • June 3, 2019 05/29/15
    Clinic Partners with Maven Project

    Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic [BIFMC] is thrilled to announce that it has been selected to participate in the national MAVEN Project initiative. Chosen by both the National Volunteers in Medicine organization and The Maven Project Foundation as one of four free clinics across the …

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Upcoming Event

'Leaves of Love' to Support BIFMC Apr 25

To celebrate the one-year anniversary of our brand new medical clinic, we are happy to announce a limited-time giving opportunity! Each leaf purchased will permanently adorn our Clinic waiting room ‘Giving Tree’ with an individually engraved dedication in your name or that of a loved one. Our ‘Leaves of Love’ Campaign will help support our expanded medical services and increased patient volume, including medical supplies and equipment – particularly as we extend our services to include our uninsured Folly Beach neighbors.

'Leaves of Love' to Support BIFMC

Charleston Cares

  • May 28, 2019 05/29/15
    Ask A Nutritionist: How Can I Increase My Physical Activity?

    Joanne M. Gallivan, M.S., R.D.N. is a registered Dietitian Nutritionist and volunteer at Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic. Prior to joining the Clinic, she served as the Director of the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP). It’s summertime and there’s no time like the present to make …

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