St Vincent de Paul Free Clinic

Our Mission

To provide basic health care services for Lincoln County residents. Age qualifications are 18-64. Services are provided for patients who are unable to afford health care visits. We offer services for all people in Lincoln County who lack sufficient financial resources to access health care.

Services Offered

Primary Care

We offer primary medical care, including limited lab and x-ray.


We will assist patients with obtaining medications prescribed.

Healthcare Assistance

We will assist patients in determining if they are eligible for some type of government plan or other healthcare assistance.

Services Not Offered

While the clinic is unable to provide these services, we are available to suggest possible alternatives.

  • Birth Control
  • Hospital Care
  • Second Opinions
  • Hearing Aides
  • Routine Immunizations
  • Pregnancy Care before and after baby
  • Dental Care
  • Controlled prescriptions
  • HIV Testing
  • Pediatrics


Appointments are not scheduled ahead of time. Patients should arrive between 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Thursday to register.

Patients are seen on a first come, first served basis after the registration hour.


All care provided in the clinic is free.

There is a small fee to pay for medications.


Written prescriptions can be given to the patients to fill at Walmart or the pharmacy of their choice.


The Free Clinic is staffed by volunteers.

Medical care is provided by volunteer Doctors, Nurse Practitioners, Physicians Assistants, and Nurses.


The free clinic will assist you in arranging follow-up care.

Limited lab and x-rays are provided at no cost by Ascension Good Samaritan Hospital.


The Free Clinic is funded by donations from area individuals, businesses, and service clubs.


1004 E. Main Street
Merrill, WI 54452

The Clinic is located next to St. Vincent de Paul Store. Look for the the RED DOOR between the SVDP store and Napa.


SVDP Free Clinic is open ONLY on every other Thursday night starting at 5:00 p.m.


(only on Thursday during clinic hours.)
or you can call 715-539-2666