Overview & Mission
Since 1995, the Viola Startzman Clinic (VSC) has provided high-quality comprehensive health and dental care, wellness education, medications, and related health services at no charge to qualifying patients. To obtain care at the VSC, you must be a Wayne County resident and meet household income guidelines.
The Mission of the VSC: “The Viola Startzman Clinic provides medical and dental care to lower income residents of Wayne County, in an atmosphere of dignity and respect.” This statement guides the actions of each VSC employee, volunteer, and board of trustees member every day.
The Clinic in Numbers
The VSC treated 2,259 patients in 2013 for a total of 9,826 patient visits. In addition, the VSC has a well-established referral system in place with over fifty local specialists who treat VSC patients at their facilities at low or no cost to the patient. In 2013 alone, the VSC made 1,001 such referral appointments for medical issues including cardiology, gastroenterology, and ophthalmology, to name a few. We are grateful for these valuable connections in the medical community which allow us to provide patients with high-quality, comprehensive care.