City Union Mission offers free medical care to men, women, and families in need. Medical Services include over-the-counter medication assistance, prescription medication assistance referrals, transportation assistance to medical appointments, health education, wound care, and infirmary placement.

Men’s Shelter

Medical Services offers free walk-in medical care. Located at 1108 E 10th Street, clients need to check in with security and get a nurse’s slip. Medical Services Hours—Men’s Shelter
Monday: 7:30 a.m. – noon; 1-3 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:30 a.m. – noon; 1-3 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. – noon; 1-3 p.m.
Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – noon; 1-3 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. – noon; 1-3 p.m.
The nurse will see clients during the times listed above, unless otherwise noted. This schedule is subject to change without notice.

Women and Family Shelter

Medical care is also available to Family Shelter clients. Medical Services Hours—Family Shelter
Tuesday: 7:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Friday: 8:00 – 10:00 a.m.
The nurse will see clients during the times listed above, unless otherwise noted. This schedule is subject to change without notice.

Men’s Shelter Infirmary

The Men’s Shelter offers a six-bed infirmary with free convalescent care for homeless men recovering from injury and illness. To be eligible for infirmary placement, patients must be able to live completely independently, including possessing the ability to climb stairs. No direct bedside care is provided. Patients are required to check in with Medical Services on a daily basis. Infirmary residents are allowed to stay inside around the clock. To request placement in the infirmary, please call (816) 474-9380, ext.1465. City Union Mission’s nurse is not on duty on the weekends. In the event you need help at that time, please ask to speak with an authorized staff member to get authorization for placement.

Get Involved

Medical Services often has a need for volunteers to help with direct client care, transportation assistance for medical appointments, health care teachers, fitness instructors, etc. Please see the Volunteer Center for current available positions in Medical Services.