East Bay Community Resources

Health Services

Wellness Support Resources (non-medical)


LGBTQ Resources

Mental Health 

Substance Use 

Shelter, Food, and Financial 

Work and School


Health Services


Description of Services

Contact Information

Asian Health Services

Health clinic providing medical, dental, and mental health services for people of all ages and cultures, regardless of income or insurance.

818 Webster St, 3rd floor, Oakland

(510) 410-2226


Ann Chandler Public Health Center

Formerly known as the Berkeley Public Health Clinic. Health clinic providing general health services and education, sexual health care, TB testing, HIV/STD clinic, and other referrals. Many services are subsidized to be more affordable.

830 University Avenue, Berkeley

(510) 981-5350


Berkeley Free Clinic

Health clinic providing free limited medical care from lay healthcare workers and medical professionals. Services include acute medical care, dental, vision, and sexual health services for women, trans, and GNC people.

2339 Durant Ave, Berkeley

(510) 548-2570 or (800) 625-4642


Clinica de la Raza

Primary medical care, sexual health, mental health, and other services.

3451 East 12th St, Oakland

(510) 535-4000

East Bay Advanced Care (At Sutter Alta Bates)

Hands-on support, medical treatments, complementary therapies, and educational services for people living with HIV/AIDS.

3100 Summit St., 2nd Flr., Oakland

(510) 869-8400


LifeLong Medical Care

Community clinics serving people in Alameda, Contra Costa, and Marin Counties. Several locations in the East Bay. Offers primary health and dental care, and chronic disease treatment. Sliding scale fees based on family size and income, with nobody denied services based on inability to pay.

(510) 981-4100


Oasis Clinic

Medical care and other services for people living with Hepatitis C.

520 27th Street, Oakland

(510) 834-5442


Street Level Health Project

Health screenings, mental health, nutritionist, and some legal services

3125 E 15th St, Oakland

(510) 533-9906

West Oakland Health Center

Health clinic providing general medical services to Alameda County residents. Offers adult and family medicine, behavioral health, social services, optometry, oral health, and pharmacy.

700 Adeline Street, Oakland

(510) 835-9610


Wellness Support Resources (non-medical)


Description of Services

Contact Information

AIDS Housing and Information Project

Information and referrals for housing, health and other services for people with HIV. Services are free and confidential. Mon-Fri 9am-4pm.

(510) 537-2600 or toll free (877) 424-3746


AIDS Project of the East Bay (APEB)

Range of services for people living with HIV/AIDS.

8400 Enterprise Way, Oakland

(510) 663-7979


Help4Hep Hotline

National hotline for people with concerns about Hepatitis C. Mon-Fri 12pm-12am.




Description of Services

Contact Information

Bay Area Legal Aid

Free civil legal assistance, including legal advice and counsel, effective referrals, and legal representation for low-income people.

1735 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley

(855) 693-7285


East Bay Community Law Center

Free legal assistance for East Bay residents facing legal issues in Alameda County.

2921 Adeline St, Berkeley

(510) 548-4040


Homeless Action Center

Free legal assistance with public benefit programs including SSI, SSDI, Medi-Cal, CalWorks, CalFresh, GA, and CAPI, as well as informal advice and referrals for non-benefits related legal issues. For low-income Alameda County residents only.

Berkeley Office: (510) 540-0878

Downtown Oakland Office: (510) 836-3260

West Oakland Office: (510) 695-2260

LGBTQ Resources


Description of Services

Contact Information

Oakland LGBTQ Center

LGBTQ center with a range of activities and services. Mon-Fri 12-5pm. 


3207 Lakeshore Ave, Oakland

(510) 882-2286

Mental Health


Description of Services

Contact Information

Alameda County Behavioral Health - ACCESS line

Counseling, crisis response, and mental health services for people with MediCal and sliding-scale cost services for those without MediCal.

(800) 491-9099




Berkeley Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team

Mental health crisis response services for residents of Berkeley and Albany.


(510) 981-5254


Crisis Support Services of Alameda County

24/7 crisis line for Alameda County and information on local crisis resources.


(800) 309-2131


CSS Text Crisis Line


Texting-based mental health support available for Alameda county residents 7 days a week, 4-11pm.


Text “SAFE” to 20121

Kensho Center


Psychotherapy center in Berkeley offering multicultural therapy and holistic healing. Sliding scale fees.


(510) 665-4118


Pacific Center for Human Growth

Individual, family, and group therapy services for the LGBTQ community. HIV counseling, peer support groups, and youth programs. Sliding scale fees.

2712 Telegraph, Berkeley

(510) 548-8283


Sausal Creek Outpatient Stabilization Clinic

Walk-ins accepted for people who need crisis support and emergency medication refills. Mon-Fri 8am-8pm, Sat 8am-4:30pm.

2620 26th Ave, Oakland

 (510) 437-2363


Women’s Therapy Center of Berkeley

Therapy for women, gender non-conforming, and transgender people. Sliding scale fees based on income.

2105 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Berkeley

(510) 524-8288


Substance Use


Description of Services

Contact Information

Alameda County Behavioral Health -ACCESS line

County-wide substance use treatment referrals for people with MediCal, and sliding-scale fee services for people without MediCal.

(800) 491-9099


Alta Bates Summit Medical Center: MPI Treatment Services

Detox, inpatient and residential rehab, day treatment, and intensive outpatient programs.

3012 Summit St, 5th floor, Oakland

(510) 652-7000

Berkeley Addiction Treatment Center (BATS)

Outpatient, detox, and other substance use recovery programs. Sliding scale fees for some programs.

2975 Sacramento St, Berkeley

(510) 644-0200

Casa Segura / HEPPAC Syringe Access Program

Drop-in center (Tues/Fri 10am-2pm) providing shower, laundry, food pantry, minor crisis intervention counseling, and referrals. HIV/Hep C counseling, testing, and referrals by appointment. Syringe exchange program and Narcan/naloxone distribution.

5323 Foothill Blvd, Oakland

(510) 434-0307

Syringe Access: 510-377-9448


 Harm Reduction Therapy Center


Sliding scale and free counseling/therapy for people struggling with drug use and interested in non-abstinence-based treatment.

315 Broadway, Oakland

(415)  863-4282


East Bay Community Recovery Project

Residential treatment and outpatient substance use counseling specializing in those living with both mental health and substance use challenges.

2579 San Pablo Avenue, Oakland

(510) 446-7100


HAART Oakland


Medication-assisted treatment (methadone or buprenorphine), detox, overdose prevention, and counseling for heroin and pain medication addiction. Sliding-scale costs for low-income people.

10850 MacArthur, Oakland

(510) 875-2300


Horizon Services, Inc.

Detox and residential treatment facilities in Alameda County, including Cherry Hill (co-ed detox and sobering center in San Leandro), Cronin House (co-ed residential program), and Chrysalis (women’s only residential program).

Cherry Hill: (866) 866-7496

Cronin House: (510) 7840-5874

Chrysalis: (510) 450-1190


Narcotics Anonymous of Alameda County

24/7 phone line with information about NA meetings in Alameda County.

(510) 444-HOPE


New Bridge Foundation – Addiction Treatment

Detox, and short-term and long-term residential rehab in Berkeley. Specialized care services include an LGBTQ+ group.

2323 Hearst Ave, Berkeley

(866) 772-8491

Options Recovery Services

Drug use recovery counseling, treatment programs, and sober housing in Oakland and Berkeley.

610 16th Street #312, Oakland

(510) 836-9900

Oakland Alcoholics Anonymous

24/7 phone number with information about AA meetings in Oakland area.

(510) 839-8900

Shelter, Food, and Financial


Description of Services

Contact Information

Alameda County Community Food Bank Helpline 

Helpline that can connect people to a same-day source of groceries or a hot meal.

(510) 635-3663


HelpLink / 211

Call “211” for information about shelter openings (updated daily).

Dial “211”

Housing Choices for Alameda County

Listing of affordable housing units in Alameda County and the greater Bay Area, searchable by city and income.


Work and School


Description of Services

Contact Information

Center for Employment Opportunities

Employment services for people who have criminal records. Provides assistance preparing for and finding work.

464 7th Street, Oakland

(510) 251-2240


Cypress Mandela Training Center

Offers a 16-week pre-apprenticeship program for people over 18 years old. Provides hands-on and classroom training to prepare for construction industry jobs.

977 66th Ave, Oakland

(510) 208-7350


Oakland Adult and Career Education- GED Program

GED-preparation programs held in several locations in Oakland, as well as an online GED program.

2607 Myrtle St, Room 122, Oakland

(510) 273-2310


Oakland Private Industry Council (OPIC)

Job training and employment services through several career centers in Oakland.

268 Grand Ave, Oakland

(510) 858-OPIC


Youth Employment Partnership

Provides employment training, GED program, and job placement to Oakland residents ages 14-24.

2300 International Blvd, Oakland