Caritas Clinics, Inc.
511 South 5thStreet
Leavenworth, Kansas 66048

Leavenworth: 913-651-8860
Kansas City Line: 788-3031

Hours of Service:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday 12 noon - 6:30 p.m.

Description of Service:

CARITAS Caritas Clinics, Inc., an affiliate of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Health Services Corporation, operates two not-for-profit primary health care clinics for the uninsured poor. Saint Vincent Clinic is located at 422 Walnut Street, Leavenworth, Kansas 66048. Duchesne Clinic is located at 636 Tauromee Street, Kansas City, Kansas 66101. Both clinics provide outpatient services to persons who have no insurance and who live at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Level. Patients are seen by a volunteer Physician or by a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner employed by the clinic. Patients are also referred to specialists, dentists or eye care professionals who have agreed to see our patients on a free or reduced cost basis. A limited number of tests can be provided through cooperation with radiologists, pathologists and these hospitals: Saint John Hospital, Leavenworth; Cushing Memorial Hospital, Leavenworth ; Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas; Bethany Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas. The clinics are also able to provide some pharmaceuticals to our patients.

Public Appeal for Needs:

The clinics must raise approximately $170,000 each year in unrestricted donations in order to provide services. Cash donations are welcomed. The clinics also depends upon volunteer health care professionals to assist in providing services to the uninsured poor. All health care professionals are invited to become a volunteer at either clinic. Secretarial volunteers and computer entry volunteers are needed to assist with office work and data entry. Sample medications are needed and will be picked up by clinic staff.




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