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ACA Enrollment Assistance at Ferndale Library Dec. 11

November 24th 2018

ACA Enrollment Assistance at Ferndale Library Dec. 11 From the inception of FernCare Free Clinic, its purpose was to provide short term care to those in need of general medical assistance without health care coverage. FernCare Free Clinic will be hosting two sessions offering enrollment assistance with experienced volunteers to provide aid in ACA enrollment. […]

What’s Happening to Healthcare Forum by Oakland Integrated Health Aug. 16

August 10th 2018

What’s Happening to Healthcare Forum by Oakland Integrated Health Aug. 16  Pontiac, MI- Changes to health care are coming rapidly, and it is difficult to keep up with everything happening. Our health care forum will cover some of the major changes coming to Michigan, and how they impact the lives of the average person. The […]

FernCare Hiring Part Time Medical Clinic Director

July 3rd 2017

FernCare Hiring Part Time Medical Clinic Director (Ann Heler, July 3, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Want to be part of something amazing? The mission of FernCare is to enhance lives and champion thriving communities by providing no-cost health services and advocacy for medically uninsured people. We are looking for a FernCare Free Clinic Manager, with […]

FernCare Free Clinic Annual Dinner May 18

May 4th 2017

FernCare Free Clinic Annual Dinner May 18 (EVENT page) Detroit, MI – FernCare Free Clinic in Ferndale needs support more than ever.  Their annual fundraising dinner is Thursday, May 18 from 6-9pm at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum on Belle Isle. Strolling dinner, museum exhibits, silent auction and great river views! $50 per ticket, and […]

Healthcare Rally Opposes Michigan’s Move to Block Title X Funding

April 13th 2017

Healthcare Rally Opposes Michigan’s Move to Block Title X Funding (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 13, 2017) Lansing, MI – Supporters of women’s healthcare access gathered in Lansing Sunday for a quickly organized rally to draw attention to the moves by State Republicans to block organizations like Planned Parenthood from receiving Federal Funding. HB 4221, introduced […]

FernCare Receives Metro Health Foundation Grant

June 23rd 2016

FernCare Receives Metro Health Foundation Grant (FernCare Free Health Clinic, June 25, 2016) The Metro Health Foundation has awarded FernCare a one year grant of $9,000.00 to support enrollment assistance in either the Affordable Care Act Insurance Exchange or Healthy Michigan/Medicaid. This assistance will be offered, not only to FernCare patients, but to anyone in […]

FernCare Annual Dinner at Dossin Great Lakes Museum May 6

April 21st 2016

FernCare Annual Dinner at Dossin Great Lakes Museum May 6 (EVENT page) Detroit, MI – Support southeast Michigan’s only community-funded free clinic with a great night of fun on Belle Isle!   FernCare’s 8th Annual Dinner will be held at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum on Belle Isle from 6-10pm on Friday, May 6. Strolling Dinner, Silent Auction, Entertainment […]

FernCare Announces New Session, Now Serving Patients Every Week

January 15th 2015

FernCare Announces New Session, Now Serving Patients Every Week (FernCare Press Release, Jan. 15, 2015) FernCare Free Clinic will open an additional clinic session on the second Thursday evening of every month from 6 – 8:30 pm. beginning in January, 2015. With this new clinic session, we are now open once a week: 1st and […]

The Pros and Cons of Proposal Four

September 29th 2012

PROPOSAL 12 – 4 A PROPOSAL TO AMEND THE STATE CONSTITUTION TO ESTABLISH THE MICHIGAN QUALITY HOME CARE COUNCIL AND PROVIDE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING FOR IN – HOME CARE WORKERS

FernCare Receives Grant from Metro Health

June 1st 2012

Metro Health Foundation specifically funds health care initiatives with an emphasis on primary health care for people in metro Detroit, and more specifically, for people at risk within the metro area.