The Berkeley Free Clinic offers free limited medical care from lay healthcare workers and medical professionals.
Acute Medical Care: Mon, Wed-Fri 7pm - 9pm, same day appointments only. Call (510) 548-2570 at 5:30pm if you are homeless or experiencing unstable housing; otherwise, please call at 5:45pm to make an appointment for that evening.
Tuberculosis (TB) Testing: Mon, Wed-Fri 7pm - 9pm, same day appointments only. 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of every month 7pm - 9pm, same day appointments only. Call (510) 548-2570 at 5:30pm if you are homeless or experiencing unstable housing; otherwise, please call at 5:45pm to make an appointment for that evening. Sat 1pm - 5pm, same day appointments only. Call at 1pm to schedule a TB appointment on Saturday.
Sexual Transmitted Infection (STI) and HIV Testing: Mon, Wed-Fri 7pm - 9pm, same-day appointments only. Call (510) 548-2570 at 5:30pm if you are homeless or experiencing unstable housing; otherwise, please call at 5:45pm to make an appointment for that evening. Sat 11am - 2pm, drop-in, women and trans-inclusive clients only. Sat 3pm - 5pm drop-in, HIV Testing only, all clients welcome. Sun 4pm - 7pm drop-in, men's STI testing and HIV testing for all.
Hepatitis Counseling and Testing: Sat 1pm - 5pm, same-day appointments only. Call at 1pm to schedule an appointment.
Sexual Reproductive Health for Women, Trans, and Gender Non-conforming Persons: Sat 11am - 2pm, drop-in, women and trans-inclusive clients only.
Peer Counseling: Mon-Fri 6:30pm - 8:30pm, drop-in; Sat 12pm - 230pm, drop in.
Optometry: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, from 5:30pm - 7 pm drop-in only.
Reach us by Phone for questions or referrals: Mon-Fri 3pm - 9pm, Sat 11am - 4:30pm, Sun 4pm - 8pm. (510) 548-2570
Berkeley Free Clinic News
The BFC is supported by Kaiser Permanente Northern California Community Benefit Programs
Kaiser Permanente's community involvement uniquely pairs grant finding with 65 years of clinical expertise, medical research, and volunteerism to support prevention-focused, evidence-based programs that are expanding access to care and creating healthy environments. Kaiser Permanente recently awarded the Berkeley Free Clinic a $20,000 grant that will help more people in this community get access to the resources they need to lead a healthy life. For more information about Kaiser Permanente's work in the community, visit this page.
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$10,000 Raised During 2017 "East Bay Gives"
During this year's East Bay Gives, a 24-hour online fundraising blitz hosted by the East Bay Community Foundation, the Clinic raised over $10,000 to continue providing critical acute primary health and dental care to the San Francisco Bay Area. Thank you to those who gave generously—and to the East Bay Community Foundation—for your continued support.
The CEC section is now accepting applications!
Are you interested in health equity, working with the Berkeley community, learning more about health insurance or the ACA, or helping people get healthcare?
If so, please complete this application here. The application is due on Monday, July 31st, at 11:59pm.
The Peer Counseling Collective is now accepting applications!
To be considered for our volunteer program, you must attend one of the following info sessions:
- Wednesday, September 27 (7pm-9pm)
- Sunday, October 8 (11am-1pm)
- Thursday, October 19 (7pm-9pm)
For further information and to download the application, please click here. The application is due on October 22, 2017, at 11:59pm.