Community Benefit Programs

Fostering Health / Fulfilling Lives

St. Vincent’s Medical Center strives each day to serve the health needs of the Greater Bridgeport community. At St. Vincent’s, we take a holistic approach to health: we care for the entire person, physically, emotionally, and mentally.

Discover St. Vincent’s Community Benefit Programs - designed to enhance public health and quality of life.

A beacon of hope in the community, St. Vincent’s continues to put the health and wellness of our neighbors first, especially those who are most vulnerable or struggling in some way, and regardless of income or insurance status.

Parish Nurses: Faith Community Nursing

Parish Nurses respond to patients’ health needs by connecting with them through their representative congregations. The program, known as Faith Community Nursing, is ecumenical, and is available to all churches, temples, congregations and synagogues in Fairfield County.

Hope Dispensary: Pharmaceuticals for the Uninsured

Community members who are unable to obtain needed medicines due to financial hardships will find assistance at St. Vincent’s Dispensary of Hope. Click on link above to learn more about how the Dispensary of Hope can help you.

Physicians and providers are invited to donate to the Dispensary. Please visit and click “Donate Meds” if you are able to contribute.

Financial Aid and Insurance Assistance

Would you like to speak with one of our financial aid representatives or learn more about St. Vincent's financial assistance programs?

Please open and download our financial aid application and read our frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding bill pay or financing hospital services, or call us at 203.576.6257 to make an appointment.