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


Free Patient Visits
Each Month

Recent News

  • July 3, 2019 05/29/15
    Free Clinic Expands Income Eligibility

    Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic is pleased to announce that it has expanded their income eligibility – and is now able to accept even more adults who cannot afford health insurance. The free clinic has increased the income eligibility threshold from 200% of the Federal …

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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

  • July 10, 2019 05/29/15
    Ask a Nutritionist: How Can I Reduce My Grocery Bill?

    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). Many always ask: How can I reduce my grocery bill? You …

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