Community Resources

Medical Services for Uninsured                                         
Food & Clothing Pantry
 Same Day Physicals/Sports Physicals
Vision Assistance

 

Medical Services for Uninsured

Franciscan Northside Ministry Poverello Free Health Clinic

  • 808 North Salina Street (Old Parish Center next to Assumption Church)
  • Phone: 315-423-9961
  • Staffed by volunteer Physician, Physician Assistants, Nurses
  • Open Wednesday evenings by appointment only*
  • Pediatric physical examinations available at no charge
  • Limited pharmacy available
  • ONLY services UNINSURED (no Medicaid or Child Health Plus)
  • Pain medication NOT provided
  • Chiropractic/ Ophthalmology/ Legal services also provided (these are off site referral…by appointment only)

Family Medical Center

  • 301 Prospect Ave Syracuse, NY (St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center)
  • 315-448-5491 

 

Rahma Health Center

  • 3100 South Salina Street Syracuse, NY
  • 315-565-5667
  • Office hours Saturday 11:00-2:00pm. * Closed Wednesday

 

Family Planning Service

  • 428 West Onondaga Street , Syracuse, NY
  • (315) 435-3295
  • GYN agency; community referrals offered

Syracuse Community Health Center

  • Downtown/819 South Salina Street Syracuse, NY (315)-476-7921
  • East/ 1938 E. Fayette Street Syracuse, NY (315) 474-4077
  • West/ 603 Oswego Street Syracuse, NY (315) 424-0800

 

Westside Family Health Center

  • 216 Seymour Street Syracuse, NY
  • (315) 703-260

Food and Clothing Pantries

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church

  • Food & Clothing Pantry
  • 425 Beechwood Avenue
  • (315) 451-5070
  • Must be resident of Galeville area to qualify *

 

St. Joseph the Worker Church

  • Food & Clothing Pantry
  • 1001 Tulip Street Liverpool, NY
  • (315) 457-6060
  • Must provide picture ID & Proof of address (no drivers license/need a bill)
  • Also provides SNAP (counseling services and clothing for job interviews)

 

United Church of Christ

  • Food Pantry - Monthly Food Distribution
  • Corner of Blackberry & Cherry Tree in Bayberry
  • Qualifying families may call to register: (315) 652-6789 

 

North Syracuse Baptist Church

  • Food & Clothing Pantry
  • 420 South Main St North Syracuse NY
  • (315) 458-0271
  • Open 4th Sunday of Each Month No Appointment Required

 

Pope John XXIII Roman Catholic Church

  • 8290 Soule Road Liverpool, NY 13090
  • Once a Month (provides approximately five meals for each family member)
  • Qualifying families may call to register: 315-652-6591

For emergency food:  CALL YOUR SCHOOL NURSE

Vision Assistance

LensCrafters : Vision Assistance

  • Destiny USA
    • Phone: 315-474-8490
    • Fax: 315-474-8676 
  • Great Northern Mall
    • Phone: 315-622-5130
    • Fax: 315-622-5201
  • Fax on district letterhead: District Tax ID #, student name, address, parent/guardian, contact number and reason for referral.  LensCrafters will contact the family and set up the appointment.
  • Student referral ONLY if they have NO insurance coverage
  • If they have Medicaid, please do not refer

Lion’s Club: Vision assistance

  • Robert Mitton (President): 315-452-1618
  • Emily Sharp (Handles Vision Assistance): 315-458-2327

Same Day Physicals/ Sports Physicals

WellNow Urgent Care

  • Multiple Locations Throughout Central New York
  • Web site for WellNow Urgent Care
  • Hours:
    • 8am-8pm Monday-Friday
    • Varies by location on Saturday-Sunday
  • Will perform sports physical examinations.
  • No appointment necessary.
  • $30  fee for each physical.
  • Vaccines will not be given at the physical
  • They will give immunization if you call ahead and verify that they have the immunization on hand
  • Does not accept Medicaid, but will accept some Managed Medicaid Plans.