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Emergency Resources

3 January 2013

Filed under: Emergencies, Miscellaneous, Resources

College of Alameda: Services and Information

3 January 2013

HIV Testing:

  • From Berkeley Free Clinic van: Fourth Wednesday of each month 12-2.  No appointment needed. Testing van will be on campus.

Mental Health Services:

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10-6: Dr. Blum can be contacted by email or call (510) 599-8176 for an appointment.

COA’s Health Services Center:


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Filed under: Miscellaneous, Resources

Berkeley City College: Services and Information

3 January 2013

  • HIV Testing: From Berkeley Free Clinic van: First Wednesday of each month 12-2.  No appointment needed.  Testing van will be near campus.
  • Mental Health Services: Mondays and Thursdays, 9-4.  Second floor at BCC. By appointment only: call 981-2919 or email

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Laney College: Services and Information

3 January 2013

Laney College houses the District-Wide Peralta Wellness Center (click to see the services provided)

Location:  Laney College Student Center, Room SC410A (on the fourth floor), 900 Fallon St., Oakland, CA 94607.  To schedule an appointment:  (510) 464-3134.

  • HIV Testing: Thursdays from 1-5pm

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

16 September 2011

LifeLong Medical Care

Health Services for All Ages

STD & Sexual Health Services

at: Life Long Medical Care, Downtown Oakland Clinic, 616 16th Street, Oakland, CA 94612

Clinic Hours: Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 11 a. m. 

First and Third Wednesday of Each Month 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Drop In*****No Appointment Necessary

STD Testing And Treatment
Confidential HIV Testing
Pregnancy Testing
Hepatitis B Vaccination
Services Available For Ages 12 And Older


**********For more information call: (510) 451-4270**********

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To Report Sexual Assault

16 September 2011

Emergency: ext. 7236 or (510) 466-7236

To notify Police/Security Services (Sheriff’s Department at Peralta Community College District)

Call extension 7236 or (510) 466-7236 Peralta Police Services.

Give dispatcher:

    • Location of incident and person/s involved
    • Describe situation
    • Your name, telephone number and location

Stay on the line until the dispatcher has all necessary information.

Stay on the scene to provide information when rescuers arrive.

Filed under: Resources, Sexual Assault

Legal Referrals

16 September 2011

Free or Low Cost

Alameda County Family Court Services
(510) 272-6030
1221 Oak St., Room 260, Oakland, CA 94612
Family court services

Briefcase Clinic
First Presbyterian Church
2407 Dana Street, Berkeley, CA
Bi-monthly legal clinics for homeless 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month form 7-9 p.m.

Centro Legal de la Raza
(510) 261-3721
1900 Fruitvale Ave. Suite 3A, Oakland, CA 94601
Provides services for the Spanish speaking Latino Community in the following areas: Housing, Education, Consumer and Debtor Issues and Citizenship

District Attorney’s Office
(510) 639-7299
Family Support Division, 2901 Peralta Oaks Court, Oakland, CA.
Child support issues

(510) 251-2846 Oakland
(415) 567-6255 San Francisco
Legal services for Asian population: Family law, immigration, elder law, deeds and trusts

Oakland Municipal Courthouse
(510) 763-9282
Phone consultations available
600 Washington Street (4th floor Dept. 9), Oakland, CA
Free legal advice for small claims issues, walk in Thursdays 1:30-4:30 first comes, first serve.

Women’s Clinic
626 W. Grand Ave. (near Martin Luther King Jr. Way), West Oakland, CA.
Monthly legal clinics for homeless women. .The 4th Tuesday of each month, from 10:30-12 noon.

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General Medical Clinics

16 September 2011

Most of these community clinics offer a full range of outpatient services: primary care, family planning, sexually transmitted disease, immunization, HIV testing, prenatal care, pregnancy tests, TB screening and treatment. Some centers offer Optometry, Dental, and Mental Health Services.

    • Most of these clinics accept MediCal, and have a sliding scale fee schedule, based on financial need.
    • Some advise registering in advance (some have waiting lists). Register when you are well, so that in the event you become ill, you will have easier access to appointments.

AAI Health Services (510) 521-6078; 711 Santa Clara Avenue, Alameda 94501. Special rates for students

Asian Health Services (510) 986-6800; 310 8th St. Suite 200, Oakland, CA 94607

Berkeley Primary Care Access Clinic (510) 204-4666; 2001 Dwight Way #1363, (In Herrick Hospital) between Shattuck and MLK

Berkeley Women’s Health Center (510) 843-6194; 2908 Ellsworth (near Ashby), Berkeley, CA
The general medical clinic is also for men.

Clinica Alta Vista (for teens only) (510) 535-4230; 3022 International Blvd., Suite 600 (near Fruitvale), Oakland, CA

East Bay Native American Health Center (510) 261-1962; 3124 East 14th St., Oakland, CA

East Oakland Health Center (510) 613-2200; 7450 East 14th St, Oakland, CA

Fruitvale Community Wellness Clinic (510) 436-3341; 2647 International Blvd. @ 27th St. Suite 204, Oakland, CA

La Clinica de la Raza (510) 535-4000; 1515 Fruitvale Ave. (north of 14th St.) Oakland, CA

Miranda Health Center (510) 786-6517; 271271 Calaroga Ave, Hayward, CA

Over 60 Health Clinic (510) 601-6060; 1860 Alcatraz, Berkeley, CA

San Antonio Health Clinic (510) 238-5400; 1030 East 14th St, Oakland, CA

Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center (510) 471-5880; 33255 9th St, Union City, CA

Valley Community Health Center (925) 462-1755; 4361 Railroad Ave, Pleasanton, CA OR (925) 447-1881; 3311 Pacific Ave, Livermore, CA

West Oakland Health Center (510) 835-9610; 700 Adeline St, Oakland, CA

West Berkeley Family Practice (510) 704-6000; 2031 Sixth Street, Berkeley, CA

Tri-Cities Health Center (510) 713-6685, Fremont, CA


Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences (510) 763-1299; 1601 Clay Street, Oakland, CA Treat illness using acupuncture and herbal medicine.


St. James Infirmary (415) 487-5500; 356 7th St. (between Folsom & Harrison), San Francisco, CA Free confidential, non-judgmental medical& social services for female, transgender, & male sex workers

Berkeley Gay Men’s Health Collective (510) 644-0425; 2339 Durant Ave. Berkeley, CA


Emergency medical care and same day appointments are not available.

    • Services offered: All include primary care. Most also include Family Planning, Sexually Transmitted Disease and Immunization Clinics, HIV testing, Pre-natal care, Pregnancy tests, TB screening and treatment.
    • Fees: MediCal and sliding scale for un-insured (sliding scale means amount you pay is based on your financial need), Medicare and private insurance. No one turned away because of inability to pay.
    • Making an appointment: Telephone first and make an appointment or ask if there are drop in hours for the health service you need. If it is your first visit, you will have to register before your appointment with a patient financial counselor to determine amount of fee you will be charged (0-90%). Cost of medications is also based on sliding scale.


Alameda Health Center (510) 522-0889; 2111 Whitehall Place, Suite D; Alameda, CA

Central Health Center (510) 271-4263; 470-27th St., Oakland, CA Free mammograms and Pap smears in breast and cervical cancer control program. Languages spoken: Cambodian, Chinese, Mien, and Spanish.

City of Berkeley, Public Health Center (510) 644-8571; 830 University Ave. (at 6th street), Berkeley, CA

Eastmont Wellness Center (510) 577-5668; 6955 Foothill Blvd., Eastmont Town Center, Oakland, CA Languages spoken: Bosnian, Mien, Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese, and Russian.

Fairmont Hospital Clinics (510) 667-7878; 15400 Foothill Blvd, San Leandro, CA 94578

Hayward Wellness Center (510) 670-5300; 224 West Winton Ave., Hayward, CA 94544

Highland Hospital Clinics (510) 437-8500; 1411 E. 31st Street, Oakland, CA 94602 

Newark Health Center (510) 795-2414; 6066 Civic Terrace Ave., Newark, CA


Richmond Health Center (510) 374-7147; 100 38th St. (at Bissel), Richmond, CA (must be Contra Costa County resident)


City Clinic of San Francisco (415) 487-5552; 356 7th St. San Francisco, SF, CA


ALA Health Services (510) 521-6078; 711 Santa Clara, Oakland, CA (No sliding scale, but fees are generally lower than full pay private practice medical offices)

Berkeley Free Clinic (510) 548-2570; 2339 Durant Ave/Dana, Berkeley, CA. Same day medical appointment, call first

Fairmont Hospital Same Day Clinic (510) 667-7878; 15400 Foothill Blvd. Building B. San Leandro, CA. (Call the extension before or drop-in Monday through Friday 8am-7: 15pm; Sat. 8am-4pm)

Highland Hospital Acute Care Drop-In Clinic (510) 437-4140; 1411 East 31st Street, Oakland, CA 8am-10pm Monday through Friday, 10am-6pm Saturday and Sunday

The Life Long Clinic (Berkeley Primary Care Access Clinic) (510) 204-4666; 2001 Dwight Way, Suite 1388, Berkeley, CA 94704. Thursday evenings 6-9pm, Saturday 9-12 noon, drop-in and appointments)

Planned Parenthood 1-800-967-7526; Addresses of various clinic locations are found in “Family Planning and Sexually Transmitted Disease Section” of this resource list. Offers primary care and Family Planning in all locations including pregnancy tests. Accepts MediCal. No sliding scale for primary care, but fees are lower than other places. State Family Planning program is free for low income women who qualify.

Suitcase Clinic (510) 643-6786; First Presbyterian Church (Dana/Hearst) 247 Dana Street, Berkeley, CA. Tues evenings only 7-9 pm. Free for homeless & low income)

Summit Hospital (510) 869-6125; 350 Hawthorne Ave/Webster, Oakland, CA. Urgent Care 12 noon to 8pm. Access through emergency room.

West Oakland Health Center (510) 835-9610; 700 Adeline St, Oakland, CA. Urgent Care and drop in service. Call for times)


No one turned away for inability to pay, but you will be billed for visit (a payment plan will be arranged). Hospitals offering sliding scale are indicated below, (sliding scale means amount you pay is based on your financial need). Hospitals with charity applications are also listed below.

Alameda Hospital (510) 522-3700; 2070 Clinton Ave., Alameda, CA Accepts MediCal

Alta-Bates Summit Medical Center: Accepts MediCal. Has charity application for severe financial hardship.

    • Ashby Campus (510) 204-4444; 2450 Ashby Ave Berkeley, CA
    • Summit Campus (510) 655-4000; 350 Hawthorne Ave, Oakland, CA
    • Herrick Campus (510) 204-4444; Dwight Way, Berkeley, CA

Eden Hospital (510) 537-1234 General Information, (510) 889-5015 Emergency;
20103 Lake Chabot Road, Castro Valley
Accepts MediCal

Fairmont Hospital (510) 667-7800 General Information;
15400 Foothill Blvd., San Leandro, CA
Accepts MediCal, sliding scale

Highland Hospital (510) 437-4800 General Information, (510) 533-3712 Emergency
1411 East 31st St., Oakland, CA.
Accepts MediCal, sliding scale

San Leandro Hospital (510) 437-4800 General Information, (510) 667-4545 Emergency;
13855 East 14th St, San Leandro, CA.
Accepts MediCal

St. Rose Hospital (510) 782-6200 General Information, (510) 264-4026 Emergency;
27200 Calagora Ave, Hayward, CA.
Accepts MediCal

Washington Hospital (510) 791-3430 Emergency;
2000 Mowry Ave, Fremont, CA.
Accepts MediCal

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Family Planning and STD Resources

16 September 2011


Most Community Health Clinics listed on other Resource Lists also provide Family Planning and Sexually Transmitted Disease Services, including the “morning after pill” and diagnosis and treatment for urinary tract infections.

Planned Parenthood Clinics: Call 1-800-967-7526 for all Planned Parenthood clinic locations

    • Oakland Mac Arthur
      482 West Mac Arthur Blvd, Oakland
    • Oakland Eastmont
      10 Eastmont Mall Suite 13, Oakland
      Abortion Services also
    • Hayward
      1866 B St. Hayward, CA
      Abortion Services also

Adoption Connection
(415) 359-2492, (800) 972-9225
1710 Scott Street, San Francisco, CA

Berkeley Gay Men’s Health Collective
(510) 644-0425
2339 Durant Ave. Berkeley, CA

Women’s Services
(510) 667-3218
Fairmont Hospital
15400 Fairmont Blvd. (580 @150th St. Exit)
Make appt. thru Central Appt. desk and ask for GYN appt. No abortion services.

Women’s Urgent Care Clinic
(510) 437-4778
Highland Hospital, 1411 E 31st St.
8th floor, Oakland, CA
Drop in 2-9 pm, M-F for services except abortion, which requires appt. Go directly to clinic on 8th floor. Pregnancy tests.


Alameda County Public Health Nurse (9am-5pm) (510) 271-4217

Berkeley City Health Dept. Advice Nurse (510) 981-5300

Centers for Disease Control Nat’l Hotline 1-800 227-8922

Family Planning 1 800-230-PLAN

Herpes Hot Line 1-919-361-8488 and

VD/STD Hot Line 1-800-227-8922

Yellow Pages of phone book, “Health Guide Section.” Topics listed alphabetically and given code. You then call the telephone number (510) 251-6000 and enter the 4-digit code number.

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Domestic Violence

16 September 2011

Domestic Violence: Get help

Believe that you do not deserve to be abused, and that you are not alone.  If you are in immediate danger, call 911 for police assistance.

Otherwise, contact any of the following organizations. They can help you create a personal safety plan for you and your children.

Eden Information and Referral: 537-2552

Domestic Violence Shelters: Alameda County

shelter, counseling, for South Asian Women
Fremont 1-800-313-ASRA
Family Crisis Services
shelter, Livermore
A Safe Place
shelter, counseling, assistance with housing/work
Oakland 510-536-7233
shelter, transitional housing, legal aid, support groups
Fremont 510-794-2250
Building Futures
shelter, support groups, advocacy
San Leandro 1-866-A-WAY-OUT
Shepherd’s Gate
shelter, transitional housing
Livermore 925-443-4283
Emergency Shelter Program
shelter, counseling, legal
Hayward 1-888-339-SAFE
Tri-Valley Haven
shelter, counseling, legal aide, advocacy
Livermore 800-884-8119

Legal Services

Family Violence Law Center
domestic violence issues, counseling
Oakland 510-540-5354
Alameda Co. DV Law Project
restraining order assistance
Hayward 510-733-2071
Nihonmanchi Legal Outreach
family law, immigration for Asian women
Oakland/ SF 415-567-6255
Tri-Valley Haven
advocacy, restraining orders, Livermore
SAVE Law Project
restraining orders, advocacy
Fremont 510-574-2250
Victim Witness
financial compensation (relocation, etc), All locations

Domestic Violence Counseling

A Safe Place
Free DV counseling
Oakland 510-444-7289
Family Violence Law Center
Weekly, English & Spanish support groups
Oakland 510-893-3242
DV support groups for South Asian Women
Fremont 510-657-1245 x46
advocacy counseling for South Asian women
Oakland 1-800-215-7308
rape crisis counseling
San Leandro Community Counseling
individual counseling (DV and other issues)
San Leandro 510-638-6603
Building Futures
DV support groups with childcare
San Leandro 1-866-A-WAY-OUT
DV support groups
Fremont 510-574-2250
Davis Street Community Center
DV counseling
San Leandro 510-635-0600
Tri-Valley Haven
DV support groups with childcare
Livermore 925-449-5845 x44

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    Laney Wellness Center I     

    (510) 464-3332

    Laney  Wellness Center II   

    (510) 464-3134

    Merritt College Clinic                    


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