Goochland Free Clinic & Family Services Receives $500,000 Grant from the Harrison Foundation
Goochland Free Clinic and Family Services (GFCFS) is pleased to announce receipt of a $500,000 grant from the Harrison Foundation. This grant will support the ALL.HERE.NOW. Capital Campaign to fund construction of a new building that will combine eleven critical assistance programs, including medical and dental clinics, food pantry, and Clothes Closet, in one location.
GFCFS’ current facilities at three separate locations with severely limited space are no longer adequate to provide the high level of care for Goochland individuals and families in need. In 2015, GFCFS provided services for over 1,700 Goochland residents. “The Harrison Foundation is proud of its over-twenty-year relationship with Goochland Free Clinic & Family Services. We have watched the organization mature into the first line of defense for those in need of medical and dental care, nutritional support, temporary housing, and financial counseling. We are pleased to be a small part of their continuing success,” says the Foundation’s President, Marjorie H. Webb.GFCFS plans to build a 20,000 square foot building on the current site of the Family Services’ offices at 3001 River Road West as well as convert the existing main building into emergency housing. This central site was chosen to make it easier for clients to access all services.