In 1969 the Berkeley free clinic was found as a “Street Medicine” clinic. It quickly found a niche and permanent home in the Berkeley Community. Berkeley free clinic is an icon in the area. In its 50 year history has served thousands of people in various ways.
There has never been a fee for any services, materials, drugs or supplies provided at the Berkeley Free Clinic. They generated income solely through individual or organization grants and government programs.
Increasing self-knowledge and increasing awareness of appropriate sources infuse all of their dental, medical, counseling and referral services. Direct services are provided almost exclusively by volunteer healthcare staff. All volunteers receive extensive and specific training in the classroom and clinical setting.
This Clinic treats each and every client with respect and dignity. Their needs in the larger context of access to their unique circumstances and resources. They strive to include clients as thoroughly as possible in their healthcare process,
They approach health care is guided by
- 1 Berkeley free clinic Location
- 2 Berkeley free clinic Services
- 2.1 Acute Medical Care
- 2.2 Tuberculosis (TB) Testing
- 2.3 Dental Services
- 2.4 STI + HIV testing, Treatment & Linkage
- 2.5 Hepatitis Testing + Counseling
- 2.6 Acute Urogenital and Gynecological care
- 2.7 Peer Counseling
- 2.8 Trans Health
- 2.9 Berkeley Free Clinic Eyeglasses and Vision Screening
- 2.10 Call Center + Information Resource collective
- 3 Berkeley free clinic Mission
Berkeley free clinic Location
Their location is
2339 Durant Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704
For email– [email protected]
Ph No– 510 548 2570 or 800 6-clinic
Fax– 510 548 1730
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Berkeley free clinic Services
They do not require payment or documentation for any of their services.
Acute Medical Care
Berkeley free clinic offers limited acute medical care. The service is provided by the Volunteer lay health worker. The volunteer is trained by the Clinic medical professional.
Monday, Wednesday and Friday-7 pm to 9 pm. Same day appointment only. Call at 5:45 to schedule appointments only. For visit no documentation required.
They also provide Drop-ins shot for Flu (Monday, Wednesday &Friday evening 7 to 9 pm) and 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month from 7 to 9 pm. They have limited capacity per night. For information, you can call them- 510 548 2570.
Tuberculosis (TB) Testing
They also provide a TB Skin test. It is also known as the PPD test. Monday, Wednesday and Friday-7 pm to 9 pm, 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month from 7 pm to 9 pm. Same day appointment only.
Call at 5:45 to schedule appointments only. No documentation required for visit.
This clinic also offers TB testing on Saturdays from 1 pm to 4 pm, Same day appointment only. You can call at noon to schedule an appointment for Saturday.
This service available for those who have participated in the Dental Lottery. For more information you can check here- http://www.berkeleyfreeclinic.org/dental-services
Dental clinic open Monday to Friday– 7 pm to 9 pm
In dental service they provide
Dental Examinations and Check-Ups
Health insurance and Food Benefits Navigation
Every Months 1st and 3rd Saturday: Form drop-in time 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. Complete consultation appointments are determined by appointment only. For more information call 510 548 2570.
STI + HIV testing, Treatment & Linkage
The Berkeley free clinic provides free treatment, testing, and linkage for sexually transmitted infections including Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, Syphilis and human immunodeficiency virus.
For more information about timing check the- http://www.berkeleyfreeclinic.org/sti-hiv-testing
Hepatitis Testing + Counseling
Berkeley free clinic offers a free consultation and testing for Hepatitis A, B and C and also vaccinations for Hepatitis A and B along with Flu vaccine.
Call 12 pm Saturday to schedule a same day appointment. Between 1 pm to 4 pm appointment will be scheduled.
Acute Urogenital and Gynecological care
Every Saturday the department provides UTI treatment and acute gynecological and urogenital services for anyone who is not a cis-gender male. Trans clients and cis women time Saturday 11 am to 2 pm.
On Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 7 pm to 9 pm UTIs can also be treated. For an appointment call at 5:45.
For more information visit – http://www.berkeleyfreeclinic.org/womens-and-trans-services
The Berkeley free clinic offers free confidential peer counseling for individuals.
Monday to Friday– 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm
Saturday– 12 pm to 2:30 pm
For trans clients and cis women only.
Trans and gender non conforming people are seen any day of the week for any services. Pelvic exam only provided on Saturday at 11 am.
Berkeley Free Clinic Eyeglasses and Vision Screening
The mindful eye foundation offers free eyeglasses and vision screenings to eligible individuals. Every month 2nd and 4th Wednesday- 5:30 pm to 7 pm.
Call Center + Information Resource collective
If you have any questions or any queries about any service. You can call at Berkeley Free Clinic in 510 548 2570 every day of the week.
Monday to Friday- 5:30 pm to 9 pm
Saturday- 11 am to 4:30 pm
Sunday- 4 pm to 8 pm
For more, you can check the- http://www.berkeleyfreeclinic.org/call-center-referrals
Berkeley free clinic Mission
The Clinic’s mission is to empower individuals and communities by providing accessible, clients centered on healthcare and information.
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