We believe everyone deserves exceptional medical care
regardless of insurance or income status.

Through a network of clinics and outreach programs, patients can access an array
of medical and social services, delivered with compassion.

Serving Atlanta since 1985

The Sisters of Mercy have a long history of healing ministry in the South. President Abraham Lincoln recognized them for their compassion and dedication to all soldiers in our Civil War. In 1880 they opened the first hospital in metro Atlanta, Atlanta Hospital, later named Saint Joseph's. In 1985 Mercy Care Services was incorporated as a non-profit and in 2001 built their current headquarters and clinic on Decatur Street in downtown Atlanta.


Fast Facts


More than $10 million dollars were raised in grants and donations in 2014.


Patient Stats

93% of Mercy Care patients are uninsured and 85% live at or below the poverty line.



Mercy Care had 48,000 total encounters in 2014 including 7,459 dental visits, 8,221 case management efforts, and 6,993 mental health visits.

News & Events

Excellent article on front page of AJC "Invisible Epidemic: Poor and Mentally Ill"


AJC Sidebar story on Street Medicine


AJC Video about Street Medicine


New Newsletter: Mercy Care Matters, Summer 2015


2014 Annual Community Report


Watch Mercy Care's new "Field of Light" video


Georgia Bulletin, Feature Story on Mercy Care 11.27.14


Bonnie Hardage, Mercy Care Foundation President on 11 Alive with LUV4wrd Founder Bridgette Morris


New Mercy Care Advocacy Video


NHCW Press Event and 30th Anniversary Legacy Run
Join Mercy Care at our Decatur Street Campus, Friday, August 14th, to celebrate National Health Center Week and Mercy Care’s 30th anniversary.
Press Event begins at 9:00 am followed by the Legacy Run at 9:30 and Screening at 10:oo am.

Press Event, Legacy Run & Health Screening Info (PDF)
Legacy Run Route (PDF)



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