June 8, 2020: VIM is gradually increasing our in-clinic services, in keeping with the Governor’s re-opening guidelines. We’re prioritizing patient visits based on the urgency of clinical need. We look forward to seeing all of our patients soon!

Free HealthCare for the Uninsured

Our Mission

At Volunteers in Medicine Berkshires, we provide access to free, comprehensive health care for those in the Berkshire region who are income-qualified and uninsured or under-insured.

6099
Clinic appointments in 2019
843
Free rides provided by volunteers to patient appointments
860
Referrals for housing, legal aid, employment, education and other social determinants of health

Discover the Magic of VIM

Get to know the VIM community. We believe that all members of our community deserve equal access to quality healthcare.

WAMC’s Alan Chartock Interviews VIM Executive Director Ilana Steinhauer

On July 9, WAMC’s President and CEO, Alan Chartock, spent an hour with VIM’s Executive Director, Ilana Steinhauer, on his weekly show, WAMC’s In Conversation With…. Their impassioned and informative conversation covers everything from the critical role of immigrants in our local economy to opportunities for local nonprofits to band together to address our community’s most pressing needs. Listen to

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VIM Berkshires Applauds Supreme Court Decision on DACA

VIM Berkshires applauds the Supreme Court decision to uphold DACA. This life changing decision will give “Dreamers” a more secure foundation on which to build their futures. While we begin to address the many remaining inequities in our society, this ruling provides a ray of hope. We look forward to the day when these 650,000+ young adults are given a

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VIM is Needed Now More than Ever

Since we opened our doors in 2004, VIM has evolved along with the changing demographics of the county while staying true to our mission of providing access to free, comprehensive healthcare to qualifying adults in the region.  Today, more than half of our patients are foreign born.  Before the coronavirus hit, most of them were working multiple part-time jobs, and

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