About Our Clinic

People's Community Clinic (PCC) is a unique Austin institution and one of the longest-running independent clinics for primary care in America. Founded in 1970 by a group of volunteer doctors and nurses, People's Community Clinic is Austin's only independent clinic offering comprehensive health and wellness care to improve the health of our uninsured neighbors. The Clinic has been locally managed for 36 years, and is nonprofit and privately funded. All services are offered on a sliding scale basis.

Newly Available Downloads:

2008 Budget

2008 Strategic Plan

2006 Annual Report

2007-2008 Current Brochure


The Clinic's history is a reflection of Austin's-- from hippies to households. It was founded as People's Free Clinic in 1970 in the basement of the Congregational Church on Guadalupe across from the UT campus, by a handful of visionary volunteer doctors and nurses. Initially, the Clinic served mostly college students and part-time workers, but today, the demand for affordable primary care is much greater. The Clinic's 80 medical and administrative personnel, and many volunteers, are dedicated to improving the health of an increasing number of working Central Texas families.

Right now, 11,000 patients call People's Community Clinic their medical home. The Clinic is a true safety net for Central Texas' uninsured and medically underserved. People's Community Clinic offers a greater variety of health and wellness services than any other not-for-profit clinic in Austin, services ranging from prenatal through eldercare.