Good Shepherd

Free Medical Clinic

Healthcare for the Low-Income, Uninsured of Laurens County

Good Shepherd Free Clinic of Laurens County

Healthcare. Healing. Hope. 

The Good Shepherd Free Medical Clinic of Laurens County

is an interdenominational Christian mission

providing free medical care, medications, and pastoral support

to Laurens County residents who are without

government assistance, private insurance, or the financial resources

to afford such care. 

 

It is our intention to promote the physical, emotional, and spiritual health

of all those who need our care.

The clinic began in 1994 with leadership from

All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Clinton and the enthusiastic support

of other congregations, the Laurens County Healthcare System (now Prisma Health),

Laurens County Council, DHEC, DSS, United Way, and the Episcopal Diocese of Upper South Carolina.  

 

Under the leadership of Mr. Jim Roberts, the initial steering committee recruited doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and non-medical volunteers to begin the task of opening a once-weekly clinic. 

 

Mr. Roberts led the efforts to bring care to Laurens County 

in borrowed space at the local Health Department.

For five years, the clinic wholly operated under the leadership of Mr. Roberts and the help of dedicated volunteers.