Clinic with counselling service for persons without health insurance

In cooperation with the Municipality of Ljubljana, Community Health Centre Ljubljana and Karitas Štepanja vas we established the Clinic with counselling service for persons without basic health insurance in 2002.
Doctors, nurses, psychotherapists, physiotherapists, pharmacists and legal experts work as volunteers at the clinic and provide medical and other services for the visitors. In 2019, they brought 1600 volunteering hours.
The aim of the clinic is to provide medical assistance and advice to individuals, who can’t afford it, who don’t have basic health insurance for whatever reason and who live in the area of the Municipality of Ljubljana.
We put an emphasis on counselling, advocacy and psychosocial assistance for our users. Alongside medical and social care, users can also take a shower and get the most urgent material help – underwear, hygenic products, clothes, footwear and other things – at the clinic.

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Head of Clinic: dr. Vida Orožim Drame (from September 2019)
dr. Aleksander Doplihar (until September 2019)
Head of Counselling Service: Alenka Ugrin Vatovec, social worker alenka.ugrin-vatovec@filantropija.org

The Programme is co-financed by the Municipality of Ljubljana. We raise funds for the assistance in managing health and life situations of persons without healthcare, and we are deeply grateful for all the donations from individuals and businesses!

PRO BONO DENTAL CLINIC

A clinic for dental health services was established in 2017 in Matenja vas. It provides urgent dental services for the socially vulnerable in Municipalities of Postojna and Pivka, and for asylum seekers who are users of Slovene Philanthropy’s services.

“If we restore a person’s teeth, we restore their self-image. They will find employment more easily with restored teeth, employment being the biggest problem of most of our users.” – Želimir Božić

The expenses of the dental clinic are covered by:

  • Municipality of Pivka
  • Municipality of Postojna

We raise funds for dental prosthetics, and we are deeply grateful for all the donations from individuals and businesses!

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Head of Clinic:
ŽELIMIR BOŽIČ,
retired dentist

Slovenska filantropija