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Free Medical, Free Dental, Free Vision for the Homeless

2101 Jefferson Ave
Toledo, Ohio 43604
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The Mildred Bayer Clinic for the Homeless began in 1984 through the vision and compassion of Mrs. Mildred Bayer who along with her husband’s associates, Dr Raymond Borer, received donated medical equipment and found room at a local homeless shelter to provide a free medical clinic two times a week.

The current location was purchased in 1994 and began serving the community’s homeless in January of 1995. In a ongoing effort to follow the mission and increase access to affordable quality health care, Mildred Bayer Clinic for the Homeless merged with Neighborhood Health Association January 2000.

NHA expanded the services of the homeless clinic with transportation services for the homeless, social services and case management, vision, dental services were expanded through volunteer professionals, and nurses went to the larger shelters to provide triage services and refer to Mildred Bayer. This service helps individuals maintain contact with their primary care doctor and maintain their medications for quality health.

Services are provided four days a week, Tuesday through Friday.

Eligibility for Services

Patients may receive free services at the homeless clinic by qualifying for Title 6 assistance through the federal government. Title 6 eligibility can be determined by the social worker based on where you are seeking shelter.

Individuals who are homeless, living on the street

Individuals who are staying in a homeless shelter must bring a referral from the shelter to seek medical, dental, and vision care.

Individuals who are in a doubling up situation where they are staying with a friend or extended relative must bring proof of residence. (Utility bill, Cable bill, Phone bill)

For more information call the clinic at 419-241-1554, ext 10

Individuals on Medicaid or Medicare who are homeless may seek care at the clinic, for more information please call the clinic at 419-241-1554, ext 10

Services offered at Mildred Bayer Clinic for the Homeless

• Primary Care
• HIV Testing and Counseling
• Flu Shots
• Blood Sugar Checks
• Blood Pressure Checks
• Pregnancy Tests
• Physicals
• 24 hour nurse triage
• Prescription Assistance
• Pharmacy Services through the Cordelia Martin Pharmacy
• On-Site Vision Center (diagnosis and glasses)
• On-Site Dental Center
• Transportation available for medical and medical related appointments
• Personal Hygiene Kits
• Social Services

Contact Us

Information is available by contacting us at 419-241-1554, ext 600 for Eligibility, Social Services, Transportation, and Clinic Hours


Mildred Bayer is open Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm.

Summer Hours

The Mildred Bayer Summer Hours beginning the first Monday in May and is observed through the last Friday in August prior to the Labor Day Holiday observance.

Monday through Thursday 8:00am to 5:30pm

Friday 8:00am to 11:30am