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Esperanza Center Health Services Clinic

NOTICE: The Esperanza Center on S. Broadway will be closed TEMPORARILY beginning Friday, September 7th, due to a fire in a neighboring building. Please check back on this page or call 667-600-2900 for updates. Thank you for your patience. 

AVISO: Esperanza Center a S. Broadway estará cerrado TEMPORALMENTE a partir del 7 de septiembre, debido a un incendio en un edificio al lado. Favor de volver a consultar esta página o llame al 667-600-2900 para más noticias. Gracias por su paciencia. 

The Esperanza Health Center Health Services Clinic (ECHC) provides free medical and dental services to uninsured immigrants in the metropolitan Baltimore region who do not qualify for government-sponsored health insurance. The clinic offers no-cost quality primary and preventive care for adults and children. Services are provided by dedicated volunteers and staff, in partnership with Johns Hopkins Medical Institute. We offer medical services on a walk in basis from Monday – Friday.

Contact us at 667-600-2942.


The clinic serves individuals who are unable to enroll in medical insurance programs due to the following circumstances:

  • Ineligibility to purchase insurance on Exchanges established by Affordable Care Act
  • Ineligibility for government medical assistance (Medicare or Medicaid) for reasons including, but not limited to: pending legal status, refugee or asylee status, or holding temporary visas and work permits

Legal Permanent Residents who are not yet Medicaid eligible and have not purchased insurance on the Exchange are eligible for services until the next Open Enrollment period.

  • Adult and pediatric primary care
  • Adult preventive dental care (services offered only to medical patients)
  • Ophthalmology (patients with Eye Diseases only)
  • Referrals to other specialists as needed (pending qualification criteria)

Other Services Provided

  • Monthly immunizations through the Baltimore City Health Department

If you are a physician or dentist and would like to provide pro bono services, please contact us at 667-600-2616 or email

For all other volunteer opportunities and information, please visit Volunteer Information webpage

Member of the Volunteers in Medicine (VIM) Alliance

Embracing the Culture of Caring

Volunteers in Medicine is a national program with a history of success in other communities around the country. The first clinic, led by a group of retired medical professionals, was established in Hilton Head, South Carolina. Today, that clinic provides care for more than 20,000 patient visits a year and has served as a model for over 90 additional Volunteers in Medicine clinics in cities across the United States.  The Esperanza Center Health Services Clinic is the first and only VIM Clinic to be established in the State of Maryland.

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