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History and Mission

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History and Mission

Our Mission

To provide access to health care and basic human services to Goochland County residents in need.

Our Vision

GoochlandCares envisions a Goochland community where everyone in need receives quality health care, secure housing, nutritious food, adequate clothing, and is safe from violence.


1952 – Goochland Fellowship and Family Services is founded by a small group of women committed to providing assistance to individuals and families not eligible for state or federal help. A house and property on River Road West is donated to the Fellowship in order to provide services to community members most in need.

1998 – Free Clinic of Goochland is founded by a group of parishioners from St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in response to the health care crisis that exists for many individuals who cannot obtain health insurance.

2007 – Goochland Free Clinic and Family Services incorporates when the Fellowship and Free Clinic merge in order to better serve the citizens of Goochland County in the most cost efficient way possible.

2016 – The board of Goochland Free Clinic and Family Services approves the $7.1 million ALL.HERE.NOW. Capital Campaign to fund construction of a new 20,000 square foot building that will bring all programs and services under one roof. The campaign will also fund conversion of the current Family Services building into emergency housing and establishment of a $1.5 million endowment to ensure sustainability.

March 2017 – Groundbreaking.

January 2018 – Construction is completed and all programs move to the new facility at 2999 River Road West, just behind the former Family Services building.