The Social Health And Medical Services (SHAMS) Clinic is a non-profit organization which strives to provide quality healthcare and social services to the undeserved community in Philadelphia. We have been open since April 2018 and are based in the heart of Northeast Philadelphia, near the Cottman Frankford intersection in the Mayfair district. 

The SHAMS Clinic offers access to primary care and counseling to those who lack access to these resources. We are founded on the charitable principles of Islamic faith but our services will be available to any individual in need who is uninsured.

Our services include, but are not limited to:

Medical Services

  • Primary Care
  • Lab Work
  • Specialist Referral
  • Vaccinations*
  • Dental Services*


  • Individual Counseling
  • Psychiatric Services
  • Trauma and Transition
  • Family Therapy
  • Marital Counseling
    Parent/Child Relations
  • Community Education
  • Group Counseling

Case Management:

Link and referral to community resources and agencies

Assistance in securing benefits, housing, and income

We also have a free essential pantry that is open the 2nd Saturday of every month.. We have basic hygiene and household supplies that are open to all members of the community.

Please contact us at for any questions regarding the services we may offer. Our clinic is continuously expanding and we would love to hear if you have any suggestions or thoughts as well.