To provide quality healthcare to the uninsured and underserved with dignity and respect.
The Clinic is instrumental in eliminating disparities in healthcare access and outcomes for the uninsured and underserved in our community;
Compassion - Our desire to help is ingrained in our history and fueled by our empathy for patients, families, staff and volunteers.
Collaboration - We work in a spirit of respectful cooperation with our community and stakeholders.
Excellence - We provide exceptional, culturally competent healthcare to improve our patients' health and wellbeing.
Trust - Our work is grounded in building trusting relationships with each of our patients and community partners.
History of The Clinic
In its history, The Clinic has provided over 150,000 patients visits to uninsured and underserved members of the Greater Phoenixville community. It began as the dream of two women, Dr. Lorna Stuart and Reverend Marie Swayze, to create a medical center that would provide comprehensive healthcare to people who lacked medical insurance. Dr. Stuart and Rev. Swayze were able to secure a significant donation to rehabilitate the former Rectory of St. Peter's Episcopal Church, which the church had contributed as a home for The Clinic. Additional funds were raised through contributions from the community to complete the medical facility, and through donations of time and talent, The Clinic opened its doors in 2002. From that day on, The Clinic has flourished as a much needed safety net medical provider for the at-risk community in the Greater Phoenixville area.