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Berkeley Free Clinic
Address 2339 Durant (at Dana), Berkeley, CA 94704
Phone 510-548-2570, 800-6-CLINIC (800-625-4642), 510-548-1730 (FAX)
Email
Website http://www.berkeleyfreeclinic.org
Contact(s)
Hours M-F 3-9pm , Sat 12-2pm, Sun 4-7pm
Language(s)
Summary See article

2339 Durant (at Dana), Berkeley, CA 94704

510-548-2570 or 800-6-CLINIC (25-4642) or 510-548-1730 (FAX)

Men's/women's/trans medical services; dental, hepatitis, peer-counseling services; HIV, STI, TB testing

All services are free.

General Medical Clinic

Monday to Friday: Same day medical appointments, Call beginning at 5:30 pm if homeless, 5:45 pm if not homeless.

Some of the treatments provided included: colds, coughs, ear infections, sexually transmitted infections (men and women), skin problems, urinary tract infections, minor wounds, burns, feet soaking, TB tests, vaginal yeast infections, and pregnancy tests. We cannot provide annual GYN exams or general physical exams.

Free Peer CounselingEdit

Do you need to talk? We're here to listen.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 6:45 - 9 pm, Call beginning at 6:30 pm.

Drop-in one-to-one counseling. Free, confidential service provided by lay volunteers trained in active listening skills. This is NOT an appropriate resource for prescription refill. Ongoing scheduled individual counseling may be set up through drop-ins, call for more information.

Group Session: Mondays 6:30 - 8:30 pm

http://www.berkeleyfreeclinic.org/peerCounseling.html or freepeercounseling.org

DentalEdit

Call for times: 510-548-2745

Must be there by the time the dental clinic opens to be included in the lottery. Exams, extractions, fillings and x-rays only. Lottery system to determine who will be seen that night.

To enter the lottery, you attend a dental hygiene talk that evening. Usually one person is selected in the lottery. and that person is entitled to dental services at the Berkeley Free Clinic for life.

Sexually Transmitted Disease ClinicEdit

Sat, 12-2 pm (women only) Sun, 4-7 pm (drop in) Men only

Volunteer staff and space are limited, therefore the waiting time during an initial visit could take several hours. It is recommended that clients bring a support person and something to read. Routine exam includes: blood test for syphilis, physical exam for bumps/lesions, urine test for gonorrhea, chlamydia or other bacterial infection of the urethra, education about safer sex and all STDs including HIV. All services are free and confidential. Needle exchange, HIV testing. Services are first come first served.

HIV Anonymous Antibody TestingEdit

510-644-0425 Women may drop in Saturdays from noon to 2 pm. Men drop in on Sundays from 4 to 7pm. Open to anyone over the age of 12. Completely anonymous - no names are used.

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