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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Ambulatory & Primary Health Care, Health

Mission: Free outpatient non-emergency healthcare clinic for low-income uninsured in evangeline parish, la; free prescription medication assistance for uninsured; free health screens; management and sponsorship of hud housing for the low income elderly and disabled.

Programs: Provision of free health screens and operation of free medication assistance program to indigent members of the community.

operation of a community free health clinic

Community Stories

19 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I have been on the board since 2004. I am very excited to be able to say we started the free clinic. I also volunteer to work there about once a month. I always leave there feeling so humble and greatful that I got to help people who are in desperate need of medical care. Most of these people would do without proper medical care if it were not for this clinic. I hope we can maintain this clinic for years to come.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I have been a volunteer with Mamou Health Free Clinic for the last 2 years. It is amazing how these programs have helped so many people in the surrounding communities with free health care and also prescription medications. I am blessed to be part of these programs because of the care that we are able to offer to the less fortunate. Otherwise the patients would have no other options for health care. It would become expensive for these patients to have to travel for good healthcare when most can not afford. They have good healthcare right here close to home for FREE. Thanks for all the volunteers for making this possible and also Mamou Health Resources for providing a great asset to the community.

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Board Member

Rating: 5

As a Board member, I am grateful for the efforts of Mamou Health Resources staff and medical professionals. These programs have helped a great number of people who otherwise cannot get medical checkups, prescription medication, and counseling for their particular illnesses.

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Client Served

Rating: 3

I was introduced to this clinic through a friend, I am the only one in my family bringing in any income with no medical insurance, without this clinic I wouldn"t know what to do. I went to another clinic, and it took them forever, but when I switched to mamou they were on top of eveything. I am very happy with the service they provide. The only thing I would change is the waiting time, sometimes you have an appointment but are not seen then, I know it can be hard to see patients on time but that's the only thing I would change

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Volunteer

Rating: 4

Provides a much needed service to a group of people who are dire need of in the majority of these cases

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Client Served

Rating: 5

I am self-employed with no medical coverage and unable to purchase financially. I have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, high colosterial and osteoprosis. Without this clinic I could not afford my medication or MD visits.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

As a patient advocate and employee for Mamou Health Resources, Inc. I have to say I enjoy coming to work each day. The services provided by the company is very needed for the community, without the medical clinic and medication assistance there would be a lot of patients without medical care. It's a pleasure to work for a company who is very passionate about the care of their patients. The patients are very thankful for the assistance we provide, they often state they do not know what they would do if we did not provide these services. The patients are often referred to us by various number of other professionals, such as Doctors, Pharmacist, the local Medicaid Office, local Mental Health Clinic. This makes me feel the services are very needed for the community. I've been working here for a long period of time and enjoy being able to do a job that is needed for the community.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I have been employed by Mamou Health Resources, Inc. for several years. I have watched both the Free Clinic and Medication Assistance Program grow over the years. It is amazing to know that we are helping so many people.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

As an employee of this organization of eight years, I have to say that since the opening of the free health care clinic in September 2008, another door has been opened to our community that offers professional, caring and compassionate health care services to them at no charge. Our staff and volunteers show the patients how much they put their hearts into this service and our patients are very grateful. This is reflected by the constant referrals that patients are making by word of mouth to other community members and letting others know of our clinic. The growing number of patients is a true and positive sign that we are doing the community good! I am proud to be part of this organization and helping the community as we do is such a rewarding job and experience.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I am a very proud employee of Mamou Health Resources, Inc. I have been given the opportunity to help our community in many ways. Our free clinic provides free health care to many people who otherwise would have none. Our medication assistance program provides medication to people to live a healthier life. I have seen people come to our clinic who has been diagnosed with diabetes in the past but could not see a doctor or get the medication to control this disease. Our clinic provides healthcare, education and medication to treat diabetes and a list of other medical conditions.

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Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

I am a Nurse Practitioner who has been associated with "Mamou Health Resources for over a year now. I believe that the community and the people that this clinic serve are truly blessed. The services that are provided here are desperatley needed and very much appreciated. The staff is dedicated, professional and very hard working. Being part of this team is very rewarding to me.

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Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

I have been affiliated with the clinic for over a year as a nurse practitioner and am very impressed with the facility,the director, helath care providers, staff and vollunteers .
This clinic offers time, great service and basic health care to people with no insurance. The patients express thanks routinely and most have positive outcomes related to improvement of their health as a result of effort on the part of supportive persons at the clinic. Patients recieve care, tests, and medications free of charge in a timely fashion. It is one of the best community services that I am aware of. I am proud to be a part of the team and thoroughly enjoy the caring and supportive team that I work with.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

As one of the providers at Mamou Health Resources' Free Clinic it has been a great experience helping patients receive medical treatment. Many of the patients we treat have diabetes or hypertension and were, prior to coming to the Free Clinic, unable to take medications necessary to treat their diseases. The Free Clinic enables these patients to obtain necessary medications which improve their health and quality of life. It is great to be part of the Mamou Health Resources team and provide help to our surrounding community.

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Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

As a nurse practitioner, I am proud to be part of Mamou Health Resources. All staff and volunteers willingly help with needed tasks, maintain a positive attitude and demonstrate true professionalism. The patients are given quality medical care and assisted with obtaining medication. The patients are appreciative of the care they get and contribute to the beauty of the clinic. It is an asset to the parish.

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Board Member

Rating: 5

As a board member,I feel very fortunate to be part of mamou health resources.Mamou Health Resources provide programs to service many people who need help in our community."I commend the dedication of Vicky,her staff and all volunteers for thier hard work which will help expand programs for the future."

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Board Member

Rating: 5

As a Board member, I've observed the hard work of our employees and volunteers and their dedication to the people that we serve. I strongly believe in the programs that this organization administers and feel that the community members that we seek to help are those most in need.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

As new patients apply for the Free Clinic and the Medication Assistance Program, I see what a great help this service is for the community.

It makes me proud to be part of such a great organization when so many of our patients express their gratitude for the services we provide for them.

I hope we are able to continue helping more patients as they need our assistance.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

As a patient advocate with Mamou Health Resources, I can honestly say that the people associated with this company are dedicated to providing assistance to everyone who needs it. It is very uplifiting to know that the professionals at Mamou Health Resources are respectful of every situation, and they truely do everything in their power to help those in need. I am proud to be part of such a wonderful organization.

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Board Member

Rating: 5

The Board, employees and volunteers of this organization are very dedicated to serving the more vulnerable members of our community through its various programs which include the free health care clinic and prescription medication assistance programs. It is a privilege to serve and be a part of this organization and to be among individuals who are passionate about providing health care and prescription medication to those who cannot otherwise afford it.

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