FernCare Free Clinic held its first board meeting in April, 2008 and opened our first medical clinic in August of 2010 at the Kulick Community Center in Ferndale. Through a U. S. Department of Health and Human Services grant made possible by Congressional Representative Sander Levin, we renovated and moved into a location at 459 E. Nine Mile, Ferndale in September, 2011. Through a generous grant from Judy Jones, we completed a build out of the Pharmacy in 2014 and installed a Little Free Library in front in August, 2015. We moved to 751 Suite 2 E. Nine Mile Road in Ferndale on December 1, 2016 and yes, the Little Free Library came with us!
We’re self-funded. To operate the clinic, we must raise money through individual donations, corporate and foundation grants, and fund-raising events.
We’ve treated over 2,500 patients since Saturday, August 7, 2010. Our progress has been amazing starting with two medical clinic sessions a month and slowly expanding to six.