Patient FAQs

There is not a free clinic in my county, or they don’t offer the service that I need. Can I come to the Marie Blanchard Friendship Clinic?
Yes, with written verification (dated within one month) of the patient’s current address (with their name, such as a bill or official mail) is required. Patient’s last month’s pay stub.
Eligibility to be a patient at the Marie Friendship Clinic must meet the household poverty level of at or below 200%. These are published by the U.S. household Department of Health and Human Services.

I have Medicaid can I come to the Marie Blanchard Friendship Clinic?
No, our Clinic is for those with NO medical insurance or coverage or access to care. Unfortunately, we recognize that there are still many gaps in services for individuals who need services not provided with their current coverage.

Do I make an appointment?
Yes, the clinic accepts calls Monday-Friday, your call will always be answered in a timely manner. The clinic is open for patients with appointments on Monday and Tuesday evening, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. The clinic is closed the fifth Monday and Tuesday and national holidays.

I am homeless, can I come to the Marie Blanchard Friendship Clinic?
No, if a person is staying in a shelter or on the streets, they may be eligible for medical service through the shelter.

Can I receive dental services at the Marie Blanchard Clinic?
No, the Marie Blanchard Clinic does not offer dental services. If you are in need of dental services you can call the Idaho Resource Line 211.